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Pinspiration: Top 5 Summer Fans for 2014


The re-pins and hearts have spoken and dual ceiling fans are the winning choice for your 2014 summer cooling needs. Here's our top five summer fans for 2014 as chosen by our Pinterest followers, along with some installation and decor tips.


1. Minka Aire: Gyro


The Minka Aire Gyro Collection has collectively received hundreds of re-pins and hearts. This chic collection is known for its dual-motored design. It oozes class and sophistication and is perfect for offices, bedrooms, living rooms and workshops.


See the entire Minka Aire Gyro Collection.


Gyro Minka Aire App


Colors: These fans go great with Earthy tones like browns, burnt oranges, deep greens or reds.


Textures: Blend this focal piece with brick, oak, cedar and tanned leather.


2. Matthews: Bianca Direcional


This unique fan has over four hundred re-pins on Pinterest. It’s stylish and designed to fit in even smaller rooms. The blades can be adjusted up to 180° for the perfect summer breeze. Place this summer ceiling fan in recreation rooms, gyms, foyers and kitchens.


View more of the Matthews Bianca Direcional Collection.


Direcional App Image


Colors: Use with neural colors like silver, grey, white and ivory.


Textures: This looks great paired with textures of lighter woods, metal and cloth furniture.


3. Fanimation: Palisade Collection


With over one hundred and fifty re-pins the Fanimation Palisade is our next contender for stylish summer fans. It’s no wonder because this beautiful tropical ceiling fan with double vertical rotation is perfect for beach houses, porches, deck and commercial businesses like restaurants.


Explore other finishes of the Fanimation Palisade Collection.


Fanimation Palisade App Image


Colors: Pair these fans with light beachy décor colored in blues, ivories, tans and greens.


Textures: Use natural textures for the décor such as, wickers, bamboo and wood.  Form your room around this fan, it’s a nice conversational piece.


4. Minka Aire: Artemis Collection


The Artemis Collection is our top selling Minka Aire design and has over one hundred re-pins. The beautiful sleek design looks great in Florida rooms, foyers and breakfast nooks.


See the entire Minka Aire Artemis Collection.


Minka Artimis App Image


Colors: Use minimalistic colors to go with this like white, black and greyscales. Then add a pop of color like a deep red, burnt orange, or sea blue to really bring out your room.


Textures: Consider futuristic textures like metal, chrome, glass and plastic. Since this fan is low key pair it with a nice artistic centerpiece.


5. Craftmade: Bloom


For a summer makeover for your kid’s room, the Craftmade Bloom is exactly what you’re looking for. It’s fun, whimsical and with over fifty re-pins, has the most re-pins of children’s fans.


Check out the Craftmade Bloom Collection.


Craftmade Bloom App Image


Colors: This fan works well with bright pinks, greens, blues and ivories.


Texture: Use cloth, plastic or vinyl to help highlight this fan. Since it’s such a focal piece we suggest making it the center of the room.