Best Living Room Ceiling Fans

Updated for 2021 Season

The top 10 Best Living Room ceiling fans - Updated for January 2021

Due to popular demand we have added our top 10 picks for a Living room to our ceiling fan awards. But what makes a good living room ceiling fan? Generally for a living room you would want a ceiling fan that is either a medium to large size, as well as one that offers reasonably strong airflow on the higher speeds. Within our top 10 picks we have a good range of fans, from statement pieces that will stand out to more subtle designs. View our top 10 choices below.


origin dc in a living room

"A beautiful curved design that offers excellent airflow"

Modern design Light adaptable High Airflow 3 colour options CHOICE recommended

The Origin by Fanco is a wonderfully elegant addition to any living room. Featuring a large 56" overall diameter the fan really makes a statement with the flowing blade design that merge gracefully into the motor. The fan is powered by a high quality DC motor, which not only provides excellent airflow at 13,446 m3/hr on the highest speed, but also unrivalled energy efficiency. The fan consumes only 2w on the lowest speed, this is definitely one of the lowest on any fan in the market today. It means your Origin can help produce a gentle breeze with a negligible impact on your power bills! The fan has been highly recommended by CHOICE magazine as a top pick but also specifically as a living room fan for these reasons. Finally we love the fact that the fan is light adaptable, with the small LED panel replacing the base of the motor. Creating one of the most natural looking ceiling fans with LED light. Check out all options below and read some customer reviews from

Fanco Origin

#2 - WYND 2 DC

best ceiling fan wynd

Energy Efficient Modern Design Colour Options Reversible Solid Timber Blades

“The Wynd is very impressive – a beautiful timber fan.”

These handcrafted timber blades deserve prime position in your home. Available in three colour finishes, to complement wooden timber flooring and finishings. The Wynd is controlled via remote, allowing for easy operation from any corner of the room. With six speeds and reverse functionality, this fan gives you everything you need in a stylish package. Using no more than 25 watts on its highest setting, the Wynd rotates up to 195 times a minute to produce a respectable air flow of 9,743 m3/hr - an excellent result for very little energy consumption.

Fanco Wynd

#3 - URBAN 2 DC

best ceiling fan urban 2

Light Options Class Leading LED Light Modern Design Energy Efficient Variable Speeds High Airflow

“ Exactly what I was looking for – an affordable ceiling fan that moves a lot of air!”

An extremely effective ceiling fan, the Urban 2 DC ceiling fan achieves high airflow using very little energy. This classic four blade design is available in a 52-inch size, which is great for medium sized living rooms. It’s operated by a remote control which gives you a choice of 5 speeds and the ability to reverse the fan’s motion in for winter mode. As a bonus, the Urban 2 DC is low in energy consumption. Although it uses no more than 29.4w on its highest setting, it produces an extremely high airflow of up to 13,560m3/hr!

Fanco Urban 2


spitfire ceiling fan

"Everyone says it looks amazing!"

High Airflow  Colour Options ✓ Value for money Light Option Wall Control


An attractive ceiling fan driven by an AC motor; the Spitfire comes in a great range of timber look finishes to suit your home. Spanning 60-inches and circulating an airflow of 13,972 m3/hr, it’s an excellent choice to cool larger, high traffic areas of the home. This highly capable model can also be adapted to work by remote.


fanco eco motion highly rated living room fan

“Finally a DC fan with a hardwired wall controller!”

DC with Wired Wall Controller Value for money High Airflow White or black Industrial Style Design

The Eco Motion DCis a new arrival that comes with a hardwired wall controller. The control has six speed settings, and an intuitive design for easy operation. The fan itself features three metal blades, which are not often paired with DC fans in spite of high demand. The three blade model draws on industrial design influences, and is available in either black or white. With a blade span of 55 inches, it has everything you need to cool your living room efficiently and effectively.



Size Options   High Airflow  Control Options Smart Options ✓ Light Options CCT Dimmable Outdoor Coastal

-"Exactly the size we needed in the family room, it keeps us all cool!" -

In the 56-inch variety, the brand-new Eco Silent Deluxe ceiling fan will give you the coverage you need. Powered by a 35-watt DC motor, this moden four- blade fan creates an airflow of over 15,000 m3/hr – great for your home’s more social areas. Choose between black or white, and pair it with either a hardwired DC wall control or a remote handset with SMART functionality. The model with light is also capable of serving as a single light source, but can be dimmed to the setting that best suits you. .

#7 - FLUME

flume ceiling fan

“Fills the space without being overwhelming”

 Colour Options High Airflow Modern Design Remote Adaptable

Sporting a unique slimline design, the Flume blends into its environment and still provides enough coverage for the whole family. It’s capable of moving up to 13,500 m3/hr, so you’re sure to appreciate it in summer months. This range is usually operated by a three-speed wall control, however there are remotes available as accessories.


sleeper ceiling fans

“Class leading efficiency”

DC Motor Solid Timber Blades High Airflow Colour & Size Options Quiet Operation

The Sleeper would add a touch of natural elegance to any living room! The fan features expertly crafted flowing timber blades. These chunky blades are a great complement to hardwood flooring and are available in either white or timber. The Sleeper is available in two sizes, choose from either 48" overall diameter of 56", with the larger model in most cases being the most appropriate for a living room. his range also has a light option featuring CCT technology, which gives you a choice of cool, natural or warm white light.


Aeratron fans

“Class leading efficiency”

Large Range of Sizes & Colours new AE+ or FR Range High Airflow DC Motor Class Leading Efficiency

Aeratron offers two great designs, both of which deserve centre stage in your home. The AE+ and FR ceiling fan ranges are available in 50 or 60-inch options to suit lounge areas and living rooms of various sizes. This DC ceiling fan comes with a remote control by default, but there is also a wall control accessory available.

The Aeratron is a popular choice with Architects and designers, its easy to see why with its flowing ABS blades and exceptional performance. Available in a either 3 or 2 blade you are sure to find one to suit your requirmeents. These fans operate quietly and is powered by a high quality DC motor.


fanco sanctuary DC

“Class leading efficiency”

DC Motor Extra Large High Airflow Solid Timber Blades Indoor/Outdoor or Coastal

The Fanco Sanctuary is a welcome addition to our offering of extra-large ceiling fans. With a modern three blade design, the Sanctuary offers a genuine design alternative to the industrially styled fans of a similar size. It comes in two sizes, with blades spanning either 86 or 92-inches. We also love the array of colour combinations available. The black motor is available with either teak or natural timber blades, while the white motor looks great paired with white, teak or natural blades.