May 25, 2022

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ready to be swept off your feet by studio irvine’s dustpan & broom for MUJI?


studio irvine modernizes cleaning with the dustpan & broom

 

swept off your feet yet? a dustpan and a broom by studio irvine enrich the MUJI‘s cleaning system as the everyday objects modernize the daily chore. starting from the functionality of an everyday gesture to contain and pick up, the shape was born spontaneously generating a product with a very precise aesthetic trait. 


(above) the dustpan & broom for MUJI

all images courtesy of studio irvine
photographs by natalia garcía unless stated otherwise

 

 

the 2022 product enriches muji’s cleaning system

 

milan-based architectural and  design studio irvine specializes in product design, art direction and raw spaces focusing the research on the pure matter. run by marialaura rossiello irvine, the practice creates a fun twist on a universal object. the dustpan & broom for MUJI begun with a global analysis about how a cleaning tool is used in different cultures: spacious or smaller places and out or indoors. although compact, the pair is undoubtedly versatile. 

 

 

‘simplicity, essentiality and being part of an already functional system: these are the keywords that led me in the design of our last project for MUJI’, says designer marialaura rossiello irvine.

ready to be swept off your feet by studio irvine's dustpan & broom for MUJI?
the compact product can fit in a bookshelf

 

 

‘the product gives dignity to an object we hide’, says the designer

 

‘the sense of my work as designer, never as much as in this project, has been realized: design a popular object for everyday use with an accessible prize. I like thinking that this project gives dignity to an object that usually we hide. dustpan & broom can be shown, instead,’ continues the designer. 

 

ready to be swept off your feet by studio irvine's dustpan & broom for MUJI?
the broom fits effortlessly into the dustpan, images by studio irvine

ready to be swept off your feet by studio irvine's dustpan & broom for MUJI?
process sketches

 





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