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Efficient and fashionable, our curated selection of traditional fan designs keeps a building’s cooling costs low and affordable, while imparting a memorable style! Centered on timeless profiles, these fans bring period authentic designs to homes and businesses, along with some modern bonuses like remote controls and energy-saving features! Read More »
The Machine Age Galvanized Ceiling Fan demonstrates the rugged styles that  originated   during the Industrial Age. Coordinating with popular...

A functional piece of art for your ceiling! This vintage ceiling fan incorporates a pulley-like system to help rotate the blades. Not only does this help...

Few designs can match the timeless and sophisticated aesthetic of the Dynamic Dual Rotational Ceiling Fan. The motor heads of this vintage ceiling fan can...

The Donna oscillating guided ceiling fan provides maximum, multi-directional airflow. The Donna can be hung in small, awkward spaces or in front of HVAC...

Rated for wet locations, the Edgewood supplies a classic style to covered porches and other similar settings. |break| 15° Blade Pitch Can be...

The Harmony oscillating, 3-speed wall mounted fan provides maximum multi-directional airflow. It can be mounted in small, awkward spaces or in front of HVAC...

The blades of the Jagger Direcional ceiling fan can be infinitely positioned in a 180-degree arc to provide maximum, directional airflow. The Jagger can be...

Mountable to both walls and ceilings, the Loren increases airflow and ventilation in any setting. Constructed from cast aluminum and heavy stamped steel,...

Ceiling fans are rarely central to a room’s aesthetic. Most of the time fans are installed for their utilitarian purpose of maintaining a cool, consistent...

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.

  • In farmhouse décors, both modern and classic, fans provide subtle accent pieces, helping every room feel complete and thoughtfully curated.
  • Nautical and coastal-inspired décors include these fans because they coordinate with the breezy, casual atmosphere favored by this look.
  • Fans for industrial décors increase a space’s rugged character, usually by embracing galvanized finishes.

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.