Electric fireplaces offer several significant advantages over the other types: These electric units are easy to install. They do not require a chimney and therefore can be installed in various rooms even if they don't support wood-burning ventilation. They are light weight and easy to move and so can be used in different rooms as required.
However, the designs on these doors are almost alike in such a way that they can all be described as "simple and elegant." And although these new simplistic designs would probably look good on modern fireplace designs, these may be incompatible with the rustic brick fireplaces. A masonry fireplace door would probably look better with a frame made to look like antique brass.