ISSUE 33  |  Summer Cottage

10 Easy Pieces: Design-Worthy Dustpans

August 20, 2014 9:00 AM

BY Julie Carlson

When did the dustpan get so stylish? Here are a dozen from around the world that are too handsome to relegate to the utility closet.

Above: The Dustpan by Mr and Mrs Clynk for Andrée Jardin is made of French beechwood and galvanized steel, and is available in orange or blue; €24 from Andrée Jardin.


Above: Handmade in the UK by Geoffrey Fisher, the Trook Broom and Pan is $68 from Flora Grubb. In the UK, the Trook Dustpan and Brush is £39.50 from TwentyTwentyOne.

Above: Made in Austria by a company that dates back to 1550, the porcelain enamelware Reiss Dustpan is $25 (down from $30) at Restoration Hardware.


Above: The Dustpan and Brush Set from West Elm is available in two sizes: the small is $19 (down from $24), and the large is $27 (down from $34).

Above: The handmade galvanized steel Dustpan No. 6 from Tokyo is £8 at Objects of Use.

Above: Made by R. Russell of Chesham, Buckinghamshire, Dustpan No. 1 is £8.50 from Objects of Use. The hand broom shown here is currently not available, but a similar design, Hand Broom No. 3, made of horsehair and beechwood, is £12.50.

Above: The aluminum Giant Dustpan is £36 from Labour and Wait in the UK. In the US, the Professional 17-Inch-Wide Aluminum Dust Pan is $24.68 from Home Depot.

Above: From Swiss company Patent Ochsner, the stainless steel, beechwood, and horsehair Dustpan Set is SFR 45 ($49.50).

Above: The Redecker Stainless Steel Dustpan and Brush is £20 from Plain Useful. In the US, the Redecker Stainless Steel Dustpan is $25 í  la carte at Nessentials.

Above: The steel, powder-coated Red Dustpan is $9.95, and the Redecker Natural Dustpan Brush is $14.95, both at Crate & Barrel.

Above: Designer Jan Kochanski’s Menu Sweeper and Funnel is $49.95 from Huset Shop.

Above: The stainless steel, beechwood, and horsehair Dustpan and Broom Set by Redecker is $68 from the Joinery.

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