ISSUE 41  |  Moody Artistes

10 Easy Pieces: Doormats

October 12, 2011 10:15 AM

BY Janet Hall

Just in time for the rainy season—our roundup of doormats designed to handle the inevitable stampede of muddy shoes and boots.

Above: A Remodelista favorite is the Swedish-made Iris Hantverk Doormat with Bristles featuring a beechwood slatted frame and rows of stiff bristles; $68 (normally $80) at Design Within Reach.

Above: We like coir bristles combined with a steel wire frame for sturdiness, such as in the Rectangular Wire Coir Doormat for $34.99 at Wayfair (also consider the Coir Overlapping Cross Hatch Doormat; $41.09 at Wayfair.)

Above: The streamlined Teak and Stainless Steel Doormat from Skagerak Denmark is $353.70 at Fixture Universe.

Above: Naturally mildew-resistant, the Heavy-Duty Teak Doormat is $58.95 at Crate and Barrel.

Above: The Braided Jute Knot Doormat works for both indoors and out; $29 at West Elm.

Above: The Maine Float-Rope Co. offers doormats that are handmade from recycled lobster-trap rope, available in an array of solids and stripes; prices start at $49.95 for a Medium Float-Rope Doormat (18 by 30 inches).

Above: The Hive Rubber Doormat is $38 at Chiasso.

Above: Kikkerland's All Black Doormat is made of coiled PVC; $14.99 at All Modern.

Above: Made of aluminum and artificial rubber, the Ribbed Doormat comes with a 10-year guarantee; €122 at Manufactum.

Above: The simple coir and steel wire Boot and Shoe Scraper is a good item to pull out for the wet and muddy months; $14.99 at Bed Bath and Beyond.