There's nothing as sleek as a glass partition. They're often used in office spaces, but totally appropriate for the home, too! Check out these glass partitions perfect for dividing a room in your home. For more interior ideas, go to Domino.
the fireplace is the focal point. There is a big contrast from the mostly white room and the dark, somewhat shiny fireplace. The partial wall behind it also frames the fireplace, making it the focal point.