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10 Easy Pieces: Ceiling Fans

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10 Easy Pieces: Ceiling Fans

August 2, 2017

When the summer swelter moves in, we rely on ceiling fans as our first line of defense. (And they’re on in winter too, to keep the warm air circulating.) Here’s a roundup of our current favorites in steel and white or black acrylic, several with built-in lights.

The Industry Fan by the Modern Fan Company in galvanized steel; $4loading=
Above: The Industry Fan by the Modern Fan Company in galvanized steel; $412 at YLighting.
The simple Pemba 3-Blade Ceiling Fan by Faro, a UK company, costs £
Above: The simple Pemba 3-Blade Ceiling Fan by Faro, a UK company, costs £229.99 ($310.52) at Wayfair in the UK.

The Classic Metal Ceiling Fan in white and brushed nickel (shown) is $0 at West Elm.
Above: The Classic Metal Ceiling Fan in white and brushed nickel (shown) is $250 at West Elm.
The Lapa Ceiling Fan, designed by Ron Rezek, comes in three body finishes (shown here in galvanized steel) and four blade colors; $364 at YLighting.
Above: The Lapa Ceiling Fan, designed by Ron Rezek, comes in three body finishes (shown here in galvanized steel) and four blade colors; $364 at YLighting.
Designed by Giulio Gianturco for Boffi, the Air Fan is available with varnished black and natural wood blades; to source in the US, contact Boffi in San Francisco.
Above: Designed by Giulio Gianturco for Boffi, the Air Fan is available with varnished black and natural wood blades; to source in the US, contact Boffi in San Francisco.
The Energy Star–approved Velo Ceiling Fan comes in nickel (shown) and white; $460 at Design Within Reach.
Above: The Energy Star–approved Velo Ceiling Fan comes in nickel (shown) and white; $460 at Design Within Reach.
The Odyn 84-Inch LED Ceiling Fan Matte Black is $799 at Schoolhouse.
Above: The Odyn 84-Inch LED Ceiling Fan Matte Black is $799 at Schoolhouse.

The well-priced 48-Inch Ceiling Fan by Emerson is available in brushed steel (shown) and white, and starts at $9 at Lumens.
Above: The well-priced 48-Inch Ceiling Fan by Emerson is available in brushed steel (shown) and white, and starts at $159 at Lumens.
The Ball Ceiling Fan comes in white or brushed aluminum; $364 at YLighting.
Above: The Ball Ceiling Fan comes in white or brushed aluminum; $364 at YLighting.

The Schoolhouse Hugh 5
Above: The Schoolhouse Hugh 52-Inch LED Ceiling Fan Matte White is $299 at Schoolhouse.

See our Table and Desk Fans recommendations, too—and don’t miss the No-Drama Bedroom, featuring a version of the Haiku fan above.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on May 27, 2015.

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