10 Easy Pieces: Table and Desk Fans by

Issue 67 · Bring on the Spring · April 10, 2013

10 Easy Pieces: Table and Desk Fans

Issue 67 · Bring on the Spring · April 10, 2013

If you've ever worked out of a cubicle or a tiny home office, you understand the value of quality air flow, especially during the spring and summer months. We're thinking ahead and sizing up this set of table and desk fans—some with a retro appeal and others more modern.

Retro-Inspired Fans

Allaire Desk Fan in Brushed Nickel, Remodelista

Above: Allaire Desk Fan; available in two sizes and three finishes (brushed nickel, silver sage, or black); currently on sale at Restoration Hardware; starting at $119. For more desktop ideas, see: 10 Easy Pieces: Task Desk Lamps.

Bianca Directional Ceiling Fan, Remodelista

Above: The retro-inspired handmade Bianca Direcional Ceiling Fan from Matthews Fan Company is a ceiling-mounted option; it's available in 10 finishes, including brushed nickel and bronze; $535.80 at Lumens. For more ceiling fan ideas, see: 10 Easy Pieces: Ceiling Lamps.

Retro Table Top Fan by Minka Air, Remodelista

Above: Retro Table Top Fan by Minka Air; made of solid steel and featuring three speeds; $65.90 at Lumens.

Charly Desk Fan, Remodelista

Above: The Charly Desk Fan from Swizz Style is $119 at Horne.

Deco Breeze Round Retro Table Fan, Remodelista

Above: The Deco Breeze Round Retro Table Fan is encased in a stainless steel shell and measures about 12-in-a-half inches tall for $50 from Amazon.

Hunter 12-Inch Table Fan, Remodelista

Above: The Hunter Century 12-Inch Portable Table Fan is $59.99 from Amazon.

Mod Table Fans

Wooden Otto Fan from Swizz Style, Remodelista

Above: The whisper-quiet Otto Fan from Swizz Style is made of oiled African sapele wood and high-grade steel; $199 at Amazon.

Propello Fan from Design Within Reach, Remodelista

Above: Black + Brown's desktop Propello Fan has soft rubber blades for safety and style and is incredibly quiet; it's available in blue or gray for $145 at Design Within Reach.

Naoto Fukasawa's The Fan, Remodelista

Above: Designed by Naoto Fukasawa, The Fan has a protective cage that wraps from front to back and is made of steel and polypropylene resin; it's available in white, light blue, or black for $279 at Generate Design.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on July 21, 2010.



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