Best Bets: Modern Ceiling Fan Ideas
Everyone can benefit from a little fresh air…and probably an update to that old ceiling fan that came with your house. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite modern ceiling fan designs that will propel your space to the contemporary haven you’ve always wanted. Here are our picks that will keep your home feeling—and looking—cool all summer long.
Aviation Ceiling Fan by Minka Aire Fans
Contact! The Aviation Ceiling Fan by Minka Aire Fans manages to be the top gun of modern air flow while being reminiscent of WWI-era planes. With only three curved blades, the wide wingspan and powerful engine provide enough muscle to move a lot of air around.
Ball Ceiling Fan by Modern Fan Company
This modern design really gets the ball rolling. Textbook minimalism at its best, the Ball Ceiling Fan by Modern Fan Company is refined and simple, but hardly lacks in the style and function departments.
Artemis Ceiling Fan by Minka Aire Fans
You have to assume there’s a lot of power behind a fan named after a Grecian goddess. The Artemis Ceiling Fan by Minka Aire Fans errs on the side of organic modernism, showcasing a fluid look of mobility with blades that softly bend and fold around the central light source.
Torsion Ceiling Fan by Modern Fan Company
The Torsion Ceiling Fan by Modern Fan Company won’t take it easy on stuffy rooms with stale heat. The powerful blades twist through the air with minimal drag—just what you need to keep the modern home comfortable in a heat wave.
Irene 3-Blade Hugger Ceiling Fan by Atlas Fan Company
Wood and metal together never looked so good. The Irene 3-Blade Hugger Fan by Atlas Fan Company keeps air-flow in check with an ultra-quiet motor that will cool you down without all the noise.
Lapa Ceiling Fan by Modern Fan Company
This fan really gets the geometry right. Put together, the cylindrical body and four blades have a simple industrial feel that only scratches the surface of the sophisticated mechanics hidden inside.
60" Haiku Bamboo Indoor Ceiling Fan by Big Ass Fans,
We’re crazy about Big Ass Fans and their Haiku series. It’s the most energy-efficient fan in existence, proven by the some 75+ awards to that end. Haiku is also ultra quiet, smart-home ready and pretty darned good looking, to boot.
Vision Ceiling Fan by Monte Carlo Fans
Black will always be in fashion, but the Vision Ceiling Fan by Monte Carlo Fans really can pull off any color. Functionality is given top-billing, featuring only three slim blades and a handy down light.
Odyn LED Indoor/Outdoor Ceiling Fan by Fanimation Fans
Spanning 7 feet in diameter with the potential for high velocity speeds…you wouldn’t want to get in a blade fight with this guy. This fan makes it clear that statement-making drama isn’t limited to chandeliers and pendants anymore.
Altus Hugger Ceiling Fan with Optional Light by Modern Fan Company
One of Ron Rezek’s personal favorites in his collection, the Altus Hugger Ceiling Fan is small in size and big on style. Perfect for low ceilings, you can move a lot of air around without creating too much distraction in a small or large room.
Slipstream Ceiling Fan by Minka Aire Fans
With a whopping eight blades moving at rapid speeds, leave heat in your wake with the Slipstream Ceiling Fan by Minka Aire Fans. Want the modern look with more of a rustic appeal? The Distressed Koa wood finish option warms up the sharp details of this uber-contemporary fixture quite nicely.
Minimalist Ceiling Fan by Monte Carlo Fans
A minimal lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to deny the luxury of well-tuned details. The Monte Carlo Fans Minimalist Ceiling Fan understands the need to perform without the need for fussy design–it is perfectly content with the down light and smooth circulation it provides.