From the land of high-performance cars, everyday cleaning tools built for beauty and function. Here are 10 grime-combating, dust-bunny battling favorites.
Above: The handmade Rice Straw Broom is €16.50 ($18.40) from Manufactum.
Above: A German Bristle Brush for dish cleaning is $15 at Schoolhouse Electric.
Above: Redecker’s Copper Cloth will not scratch steel or enamel; $14.70 for two cloths from the Eco Store.
Above: For sending dust flying, the Rattan Carpet Beater by Redecker is $28 from Food52.
Above: The tear-proof and absorbent Honeycomb Weave Dishcloth is woven in Germany; €2 ($2.20) from Manufactum.
Above: The perfect companion for all these cleaning tools? Consider the cult favorite German Alape Bucket Sink by AG.Stahlform; $249 from Rejuvenation. To see more examples in action, go to Design Sleuth.
For more German staples we swear by, take a look at the Mercedes of Kitchen Tools.