How are traditional fans used in a room?
Traditional ceiling fans, staples in nearly every room of the house, are integral in creating temperate living environments. With their familiar yet timeless styles and understated profiles, these fans usually exert their influence on a room’s décor from the background, letting other decorative features stand out. However, without them, a space can appear incomplete and sparsely decorated.
Aside from their stylistic purposes within a décor, fans keep the air moving, resulting in cooler, more comfortable rooms. Traditional fans with multiple speeds distribute the perfect amount of air throughout the space, while orbiting and oscillating fans increase airflow in damp outdoor locations.
What qualifies as a traditional ceiling fan?
Traditional ceiling fans encompass a diverse assortment of classic shapes and styles. While many fans express an expected vintage aesthetic, some designs turn to industrial influences, distinguish themselves with unique blade shapes, or establish their own truly one-of-a-kind designs. A belt driven ceiling fan uses a pulley system to spin multiple sets of blades simultaneously, forming a functional yet attention-grabbing statement piece.
What kinds of traditional fans are available?
Along with more standard designs, wall-mounted oscillating fans are available for both interior and damp exterior settings — areas where the fan is exposed to moisture in the air but never comes in direct contact with water. Wet-location fans deliver a cool breeze to spaces like pavilions, covered porches, and more. For the same benefits without permanent installation, portable table top fans can be positioned on nightstands, shelfs, or desks.
What styles of homes and décors incorporate traditional fans? And what specific rooms?
With their aesthetic flexibility, classic fans fit in seamlessly with an eclectic range of styles.
Ceiling fans are most commonly installed in living spaces: dens, bedrooms, playrooms, and living rooms. On covered back porches or large wraparound front porches, wet or damp location fans cool off the space during the hot summer months.