Kathy Ireland Home
The Kathy Ireland Home by Luminance Brands Story
Charles and Alexander Meston, Scotland-born brothers, started a motor company in the late 1800s with the financial backing of John Wesley Emerson. They invented the world's first brush-type fan motor in 1890 (aka, the desk fan). Five years later, the Mestons introduced their finest invention to date: the ceiling fan. Named after Emerson, this invention was the birth of a new era in comfort.Read More
Now known as Kathy Ireland Home by Luminance Brands. the company is also the proud inventor of the direct current (DC) fan, significantly reducing the amount of energy required to cool a home. Now, thanks to that innovation, many designers integrate DC motors into their ceiling fans.
Why We Love Kathy Ireland Home
Kathy Ireland Home by Luminance Brands has the longest history in the market than any other fan company, and it shows. Its ceiling fans are of exceptionally high quality, and it continually pursues innovative ways to make ceiling fans better, more efficient, more cost-effective and, of course, better looking. The brand offer both traditional and more contemporary styled fans, appealing to a broad audience without losing its edge. Thanks to its inventive nature, Kathy Ireland Home by Luminance Brands also boasts the most DC ceiling fan models on the market.
A Fun Fact About Kathy Ireland Home by Luminance Brands
In 1940 (then, and until 2021 operating under the name Emerson Fans), the United States Army called upon the company to help in the war effort. Temporarily shutting down its fan motor business, Emerson Fans made over 10 million brass shell casings instead, aiding the U.S. troops. In addition to their innovative DC technology, Kathy Ireland Home by Luminance Brands seeks to provide a solution for almost any need by offering outdoor fans, ceiling fans with lights, hugger ceiling fans, fans with large blade spans and all of the parts and accessories you can think of.
Noteworthy Fans by Kathy Ireland Home
The first DC model, the Midway Eco Fan, is still one of the most popular designs and one of the most popular DC ceiling fans on the market today. It's got a clean, contemporary look that works with practically any design scheme. And the Luxe Eco Ceiling Fan, another DC model, enhances any transitional space and is available in a variety of blade sizes and colors. Finally, the Highpoint Ceiling Fan is one of the company’s best-selling and customer-favorite models. It features a noticeably industrial aesthetic with a metallic body, 3 customizable blades and an optional downlight.