11 Modern Ceiling Fans That Are Actually Attractive

11 Modern Ceiling Fans That Are Actually Attractive

Nancy Mitchell
Jul 12, 2017
(Image credit: Rejuvenation)

Have you ever tried to find an attractive, modern ceiling fan? It is hard. Like, really hard. Ceiling fans seem to fall into three categories: 1. schoolhouse styles, 2. baseball or princesses, 3. a freakish modern shape that looks like it came from a spaceship junkyard. But there is a fourth category, it turns out: a small, rarefied category of ceiling fans that will match your modern decor and that you won't be ashamed to have around the house. Here are 11 of the best.

One thing to keep in mind when buying a ceiling fan is that you'll need a different size fan for differently sized rooms. Here's a guide to finding the correct size. If you like the style of a fan below but don't see the size you need, check the website, as many of these fans are available in a few different sizes.


This modern black fan, seen here in a bedroom from Crazy Wonderful, is priced just right. It's also available in white.

This is a good option if you want just the fan, and not the light.

This design has a retro feel, and incorporates a bit of color, both welcome and unexpected in a (not baseball) ceiling fan. It's also available in black.

I'm a fan of this simple, unobtrusive design—and it also happens to be very budget friendly.

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I can see this being a nice fit for an industrial-style interior.

This sleek, modern fan is damp rated, so it's suitable for use both indoors and out.

Starting at $364

A modern fan in a shiny bright nickel finish.


Another style with a bit of an industrial vibe. This fan is available in three different colors for the body finish, and three for the blades.

The propeller design gives this one a sculptural appeal.

Another propeller design that is both simple and striking.

With a 77" spread, this fan will cool even the largest of rooms. Also available in black.

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