Before the modern ceiling fan, to live in luxury the upper crust needed servants to fan them. There has always been a desire to manipulate the air for pleasure. Hand fans have been used in ballrooms to flirt, in ceremonial dances, and during hot summers without air conditioning.
Modern ceiling fans have not abandoned the centuries of magic and mystique. The candlelit ceiling fan featured above uses amazing technology with LED lights to simulate the flicker of real candles. The bestselling fans are by Casablanca and Hunter, and with their advanced technology and innovative designs, it’s easy to fall under their spell.
With its silent whir and elegant design, the ceiling fan has the potential to be as seductive and exotic as ever with models like La Fleur Tuscan Sunset by Casablanca. The ceiling fan has advanced beyond its ability to electronically fan a person. The technology available today is astounding.
The Isotope is featured above. Casablanca’s hand painted finish stays intact for decades and requires no more maintenance than the occasional dusting with a soft cloth.
For me, something about the ceiling fan always conjures an image of a cafe in New Orleans. The engineers at Casablanca must have picked up on that Creole elegance when they named the New Orleans Centennial ceiling fan.
Hunter makes a ceiling fan that come 90 percent assembled. It’s called the Five Minute Fan, and it saves the customer a huge amount of time and hassle trying to put a heavy piece of machinery together.
The 1886 Limited Edition uses a powerful whisper-quiet motor. A replica of the antique model paired with the technology of the 21st century completes this striking two blade fan.
This company also makes Quiet Flo, an air filter in the fan that reduces odors and removes 99.97 percent of air particles.
I couldn’t resist throwing in this little charmer. Dreamland is perfect for a little princess room. It’s so Hello Kitty.
This popular wide blade style Markham is lovely, but I would initially be concerned about a wide blanket of dust pooling in the blade. With research into nanotechnology, Hunter uses dust armor on its fans to repel dust and saves us that icky cleanup.
Hunter’s add-on Concert Breeze has a 360 degree speaker inside that plays high definition audio. The fan motor is completely silent, but the speaker expands the possibilities of surround sound in the entertainment media room. The speaker is completely concealed inside the fan. It can be installed into any Hunter fan.
The modern home advances more and more each decade. Today we can order a top notch ceiling fan on the internet without leaving the house. Sometimes I think of how I wish I lived in another era when interior design was excessively ornate, but because we have so much luxury technology today I’m thrilled to know that these manufacturers give us that old world beauty with new world comfort.