kawamura ganjavian: ductpan
 
kawamura ganjavian: ductpan kawamura ganjavian: ductpan
jun 27, 2011

kawamura ganjavian: ductpan

‘ductpan’ by kawamura-ganjavian all images courtesy of kawamura-ganjavian

based in madrid, architecture and design practice kawamura-ganjavian presents their last design, ‘ductpan.’ in contrast to a standard model, this dustpan cleverly includes a funnel duct in its handle to simplify the process of emptying it out.

  • is this a joke??? what is the difference with just using the front end? it took an entire firm to think of this one! Goofballs!

    tom says:
  • flipping amazing ! How on earth did we not think about this before! We are idiots!
    bravo kawamura-ganjavian. Simplest design are allways the best.

    Archic says:
  • I like it.

    Ithateng Mokgoro says:
  • Besides being beautiful, I like the handle idea. Why not go a step further, however, and use the duct to store the pan on top of the broom handle?

    savannahjones says:
  • Like someone commented on Core77:
    “That’s been done already. And by Rubbermaid:
    http://www.copelandenterprises.biz/dustpan.html
    And it had a lid…
    Target had it for a while but wasn’t a great seller.”

    designcrazy says:
  • what if sweep up something that is awkwardly shaped and it blocks the funnel?
    This is so pointless. just use the front end.

    allcaps says:
  • Why?? — don’t get the clue why to post some joke like this uncritically 🙁

    Hannes says:
  • Obviously designed by someone who used a brush and pan before. Could have innovated with the material maybe make it out of soft silicone so it could be folded up around the brush.

    This is a case where a designer got excited about an IDEA and forgot to explore other opportunities and realities.

    g1nchy says:
  • I do not like the aesthetic design.

    Dario says:

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