The Glorious Minimalism Of Tymesa's Desktop Fan

Tymesa is/was a Spanish company that doesn't appear to make products anymore. But for a spell in the 1950s, they cranked out beautiful fans such as this, with a design that's as minimal and industrial as it is a safety hazard.

Obviously this has no business in a house with small children, but if you love design, how can you not love the wiry frame, the curving, tennis ball-like lines of the "grill" and the sky blue motor, which gives it a certain flair. If you're as enamoured by it as I am, it's available now on Etsy for ~$US90. Get it before I change my mind. [Etsy]

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