Best Ceiling Fans of 2018

New ceiling fans hit the shelves all the time, but not everyone can stand out from the crowd. We've picked the Top 10 Best Ceiling Fans of 2018 that you should definitely consider when buying ceiling fans for your home. Besides being our best-sellers in the retail store, these ceiling fans are chosen according to few important criteria - performance (airflow), energy efficiency, construction quality, durability and finally, price.

Whether you are after a designer ceiling fan, a low profile ceiling fan, or simply the best value-for-money ceiling fan, our list of top ten ceiling fans of 2018 has got you covered. Please note that the top ten list is in no particular order.


1. Martec Lifestyle Ceiling Fan Range


Martec Lifestyle Ceiling Fan

Excellent value for money ceiling fan with good performance

      •  Best value for money, simple design

      •  Quiet operation, good performance

      •  Price: $114.99 - $349.60

Out of all the contenders for the value-for-money category, the Martec Lifestyle ceiling fan consistently comes out on top in both performance and quality. The motor is built with high quality painted die-cast aluminium and comes with 4 sleek solid plywood blades. It is no surprise that the Lifestyle is Martec's most popular ceiling fan range. Available in multiple colours.

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2. Brilliant Lighting Tempest Ceiling Fan Range


Brilliant Lighting Tempest Ceiling Fan Range

Excellent value for money ceiling fan with good performance

  • Best value for money, simple design
  • Quiet operation, good performance
  • Price: $114.99 - $349.60

The Brilliant Tempest ceiling fan is another excellent contender for the best value-for-money ceiling fan category. The Tempest offers very similar features to the Martec Lifestyle, with its high quality die-cast aluminium body and plywood blades. As they are both great ceiling fans, the decision may ultimately comes down to price. The Tempest is also part of Brilliant's most popular ceiling fan range.  Available in multiple colours, sizes and light models.

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3. Brilliant Lighting Osprey Low Profile DC Ceiling Fan


Brilliant Lighting Osprey Ceiling Fan

The ceiling fan of choice for low ceiling homes

      •  Energy efficient 37W DC motor

      •  Whisper quiet operation

      •  Excellent airflow for a hugger fan

      •  Price:  $229.95

The Brilliant Osprey ceiling fan is a great choice ifor homes with low ceilings. This hugger fan has a slimline design with a total height of just 220mm. Despite its slimline profile, the Osprey still produces very good airflow. For this reason, the Brilliant Osprey ceiling fan has our seal of approval as one of the best low profile ceilings fans. The Osprey is part of the new range of DC ceiling fans with significantly improved energy efficiency.

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4. Mercator Flinders 56" Ceiling Fan Range


Mercator Flinders Ceiling Fan

Designer ceiling fan at an excellent price point 

  • Very good airflow
  • Whisper quiet operation
  • Price: $269 - $340

The Mercator Flinders ceiling fan is our most popular designer ceiling fan due to its great looks at an excellent price point. The Flinders utilise three lightweight ABS plastic blades that are virtually maintenance free while providing that textured timber look that we have come to love. Available in multiple colours. The Flinders also comes in a LED model.

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5. Mercator Eagle 55" DC Ceiling Fan


Mercator Eagle Ceiling Fan

Modern, powerful and energy efficient DC ceiling fan

      •  One-of-a-kind curve design

      •  Energy efficient 35W DC motor

      •  Very good airflow

      •  Whisper quiet operation

      •  Price:  $268 - $349

If you are after a ceiling fan that matches your contemporary home, then the Mercator Eagle ceiling fan could be for you. The unique swooping blades help produce an exceptional airflow whilst operating whisper quiet. The Eagle comes in three colours of White, Silver and Black. There is an LED option available too. The Eagle is part of the new range of DC ceiling fans with significantly improved energy efficiency.

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6. Mercator Trinidad II 52" DC Ceiling Fan Range


Mercator Trinidad 2 Ceiling Fan

The perfect ceiling fan for a Scandinavian or Minimalist styled home 

  • Unique, curved blades design
  • Energy efficient 30W DC motor
  • Whisper quiet operation
  • Price: $329 - $430

The Mercator Trinidad II ceiling fan is an ideal fan for any scandinavian, minimalist or modern designed interior. It features three unique curved ABS-moulded plastic blades powered by a 30W DC motor. The Trinidad II is part of the new range of DC ceiling fans with significantly improved energy efficiency. Available in multiple colours. The Trinidad II also comes in a LED model.

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7. Brilliant Lighting Galaxy II 54" DC Ceiling Fan


Brilliant Lighting Galaxy Ceiling Fan

Top rated DC ceiling fan with handcrafted solid timber blades

      •  Energy efficient 38W DC motor

      •  Whisper quiet operation

      •  Exceptional airflow

      •  Price:  $355

The new Brilliant Galaxy II ceiling fan is an excellent DC motor powered ceiling fan with 3 beautiful handcrafted solid timber blades. The Galaxy II ceiling fan is seriously quiet to run, yet generates very good airflow. It is perfect for all indoor usage, especially bedrooms and living rooms. The Galaxy II is part of the new range of DC ceiling fans with significantly improved energy efficiency. Available in multiple colours.

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8. Brilliant Lighting Concorde 60" DC Ceiling Fan


Brilliant Lighting Concorde DC Ceiling Fan

The ideal ceiling fan for larger rooms above 6m2

  • Modern, propeller-styled blades
  • Energy efficient 38W DC motor
  • Exceptional airflow
  • Whisper quiet operation
  • Price: $459.95

The Brilliant Concorde ceiling fan is the ceiling fan of choice for larger rooms above 6m2. With its 60" blades, the Concorde will be able to produce more airflow with better air circulation throughout the room, even at lower speeds. The Concorde is part of the new range of DC ceiling fans with significantly improved energy efficiency. Available in multiple colours.

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9. Brilliant Lighting Aviator 66" DC Ceiling Fan with LED Light


Brilliant Lighting Aviator DC Ceiling Fan

Truly powerful ceiling fan with great efficiency 

      •  Energy efficient 36W DC motor

      •  Exceptional airflow

      •  Interchangeable LED included

      •  Price:  $599.95

If you need something larger than the Concorde ceiling fan, then the Brilliant Aviator 66" ceiling fan is the answer. With a 6-blade design, the Aviator is designed specifically to move tonnes of air in the most efficient way possible. Brilliant's engineering team has done a 'brilliant' job equipping the Aviator with a powerful 36W DC motor that is capable of pushing tremendous airflow while remaining extremely energy efficient. The Aviator comes highly recommended as the ceiling fan of choice for large open areas. The Aviator is part of the new range of DC ceiling fans with significantly improved energy efficiency. Available in multiple colours.

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10. Brilliant Lighting Maelstrom II 84" DC Ceiling Fan


Brilliant Lighting Maelstrom DC Ceiling Fan

Our largest ceiling fan available for residential use

  • Energy efficient 35W DC motor
  • Exceptional airflow
  • Price: $625

The saying "The bigger, the better" perfectly summarises the Brilliant Maelstrom ceiling fan. The Maelstrom is our largest ceiling fan available for residential use. Think of the Maelstrom as the bigger, more powerful sibling of the Aviator. Brilliant Lighting has opted for 6 aluminium blades for the Maelstrom to generate that extra airflow. Metal blades are traditionally noisier than timber or ABS plastic blades but that's not the main reason why you will be looking for something like the Maelstrom. The Maelstrom is part of the new range of DC ceiling fans with significantly improved energy efficiency.

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