Today’s ceiling fans are more fashion-forward and energy-efficient than ever before.
|Monte Carlo Fans: The smaller Discus II 44-inch fan is the latest addition to the popular series. Seen here in a laundry room application, it has a Minimalist, contemporary design that can be specified in either Brushed Steel finish with Silver blades (shown); Roman Bronze finish with Roman Bronze blades; Polished Nickel finish with American Walnut blades; Matte Black finish with Matte Black blades; or a White finish with White blades. Outfitted with an integrated halogen downlight, the Discus II also has an optional remote. www.montecarlofans.com||Raffaele Iannello: A reproduction in 1:6 scale of the Hughes/MD 500 helicopter, the Upside Down fan made its debut during 2012 Milan Design Week. The creation of industrial and graphic designer Raffaele Iannello, it will be available in limited edition later this year. He chose this model because the aircraft was one of the few acrobatic versions and could fly upside down. The fan is made of fiberglass with blades of carbon fiber. It has a blade span of 55 inches and a standard three-speed motor with a remote control. email@example.com|
|Meyda Lighting: The Northwoods Bear Pine Branch Chandel-Air boasts a silver mica shade accented with green hand-painted pine needles. The 50”-wide fixture has a matching silver mica diffuser on the bottom and a white acrylic diffuser on top; downlights provide task lighting while interior and up lights offer ambient illumination. Inside the fixture is an integral 30-inch fan. Other custom options include LED and other light sources, a variety of finishes, a choice in shade and diffuser colors and materials, plus personalized designs. www.meyda.com||Monte Carlo Fans: The new Clarity and Clarity II fans have an integrated 17-watt LED downlight which – compared to a traditional 75-watt incandescent – provides 30 percent more light output, uses 75 percent less energy, and lasts anywhere from 35,000-40,000 hours versus the typical 1,000-2,000 hours. It has an industrial look in a clean Rubberized White finish for both the body and three blades. Clarity has a 52-inch blade span; Clarity II has 42. A remote control is included. www.montecarlofans.com|
|Matthews Fan Co: Inspired by the golden age of aviation, the Irene-5 features five neatly joined propeller-shaped, solid walnut-stained wooden blades. It is constructed of cast aluminum with heavy stamped steel, measures 52 inches in diameter, and can be mounted on a vaulted ceiling up to 29 degrees. The Irene-5 has an energy-efficient, 6-speed, reversible DC motor and can be ordered in damp location finishes such as Brushed Nickel, Polished Chrome, and Textured Bronze. It has a limited lifetime warranty. A three-blade version (Irene-3) is also available. www.matthewsfanco.com||Meyda Lighting: The Golden Forge Chandel-Air™ integrates a unique lighting design with fan technology. Featuring amber mica diffusers on the bottom and inside, this 44”-wide fixture is engineered with eight inner lights for accent lighting that brings out the beauty of the metal band. In addition to the Dark Roast finish (shown), it can be ordered in 200+ metal finishes. Inside the fixture is an integral 29-inch fan. www.meyda.com|
|Kichler Ceiling Fans: The clean lines of the two-blade Ferron™ fan will be a sleek addition to a Minimalist or contemporary setting. It is operated with a DC motor and the 60-inch translucent blades are shown in a Polished Nickel finish. www.kichler.com||Matthews Fan Co.: This hip polycarbonate Bubble ceiling fan combines modern flair with energy efficiency. It has a 60-inch blade span, can be ordered in Matte Black or Gloss White, and is powered by an AC motor that provides 6500 CFMs. An LED light kit offers functional downlight. www.matthewsfanco.com|
|Fanimation: Despite its 84-inch blade span, the Odyn fan’s DC motor and integrated LED light kit makes its footprint very small. Available in Brushed Nickel with Black blades (shown) as well as Oil-Rubbed Bronze with Walnut blades, the Odyn operates on 6 forward and reverse speeds and includes a remote control. www.fanimation.com||Kichler: Combining modern, canister styling with energy-efficiency, the ENERGY STAR-rated Arkwright™ ceiling fan features three angular blades and a choice of blade finishes, two types of blade material (plywood or polycarbonate) and two integrated lighting options (fluorescent or incandescent). The blades are sold separately and available in 38-, 48-, or 58-inch sizes; the fan housing can be ordered in Antique Pewter, Polished Nickel, or White. www.kichler.com|
|Exhale Fans: The Exhale™ blade-less ceiling fan uses the science of laminar flow to create 360º air circulation. The fan’s 34-inch diameter, high-efficiency DC motor generates CFM (cubic feet per minute) of 3,186 or 91 CFM/watt. The “cyclonic” air flow is caused by the spinning discs inside the housing and reportedly provides a comfortable, quiet atmosphere rather than directing air flow straight down. It is offered in Cool White (shown), Ivory, Gray, Charcoal, Pink, Lavender, Red, and Light Blue. www.exhalefans.com||Fanimation: The Pearson features 360 degrees of continuous orbital motion. It is available in Brushed Nickel with Black Blades (shown) as well as Oil-Rubbed Bronze with matching blades. There are three forward speeds and a wall control (included). www.fanimation.com|
|Sleep Fans by Savoy House: The cutting-edge Sleep Fans, from Savoy House, are now available in tabletop and wall-mount versions. With the addition of the versatile E-Z Wall Bracket, the tabletop Sleep Fan can mount to the wall in seconds. Just like their floor-size counterparts, these new versions are specially designed with patent-pending technology that creates a soothing sound that promotes relaxation and sleep. Some models feature the ability to adjust the sound volume independent of the blade speed and airflow. www.sleepfans.com|