Blades of Glory: 10 Ceiling Fans with Sharp Style

Take a spin through our roundup of ceiling fans to suit every design sensibility.

  1. Vintage Industry

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    Industrial Style Ceiling Fan

    The fully adjustable dual motor heads on the Duplo-Dinamico rotational ceiling fan (from Mathews Fan Company) create 180-degree arcs of air movement. Available in several different metal finishes, the design suits any ceiling height and holds special appeal for anyone who favors the industrial chic look.

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  2. Busy Bee

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    Beehive Fan

    The Stella ceiling fan features concentric plywood rings, surrounding a glass cylinder light fixture that exudes a soft, amber glow. Based on the look of a beehive, this fan hangs on a ten-inch down-rod and can be installed on a sloped ceiling.

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  3. Wrapped Up

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    Modern Ceiling Fan

    Seeking a ceiling fan with a 21st-century aesthetic? The contoured blades of the Artemis fan wrap around the motor housing to achieve a bold, aerodynamic, and distinctly modern effect. The halogen lamp in the center includes a sophisticated detail: etched opal glass

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  4. International Style

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    Minimalist Ceiling Fan

    The Lapa fan evokes early 20th-century Europe; its stylistic elements are drawn from influences as diverse as French Art Nouveau and the Bauhaus movement of Germany. Melding form and function, this ceiling-hugger boasts a rich mix of materials—a rubbed bronze housing as well as mahogany blades.

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  5. Canvas Character

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    Canvas Fan Blades

    An energy-efficient light kit is set into the oil-rubbed bronze frame of the Cool Vista fan. Its unique canvas blades are specially designed for outdoor applications in damp climates. 

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  6. Back in Time

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    Antique Ceiling Fan

    While providing all of the functionality you'd expect, the Esquire rotational-head ceiling fan's traditional elegance harkens back to yesteryear. Outfitted with an antique bronze finish that is embellished in gold, the fan can be aimed in any direction and is controllable via handheld remote.

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  7. Environmentally Conscious

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    Retro Ceiling Fan

    The crisp brushed-steel Spyder ceiling fan catches the eye with its five angled light fixtures and 60-inch blade span.

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  8. Dual Power

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    Twin Blade Ceiling Fan

    The affordable Santa Ana ceiling fan (from allen + roth) incorporates only two blades—that's all the four-speed, remote-controllable fan needs to cool down virtually any room of average size.

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  9. Wright Way

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    Frank Lloyd Wright Fan

    The conspicuous lamp that characterizes the Library ceiling fan takes its cue from the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. The simple, square pattern of the fixture provides a simplicity of design, emphasizing the beauty of the art glass.

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  10. Classic and Versatile

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    Ceiling Hugger Fan

    The practical, low-projection Concept II is able to be configured with or without a fan light, while the handheld remote enables homeowners to control the unit's variable speeds.

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  11. For More...

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    For More...

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    How To: Choose a Ceiling Fan


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