A month ago (to the day), we saw the fanciful side of Kawamura Ganjavian, with their "Ostrich" pillow design. In the meantime, they've largely been focusing on the architectural half of their design practice, including a handful of entries for building projects in Switzerland, but they continue to dabble in product design, as in their new project "Ductpan."
DUCTPAN is not a standard dustpan; it includes an ingenious funnel duct to simplify the process of emptying it out
It's the sort of thing that must have been thought up before, yet I can't seem to find any other examples of this sort of dustpan design—it might be the biggest innovation in dustpan design was the clip-in handle for the brush. (In fact, it looks like that brush might fit in the pan as well...)
In any case, it's a nice example of functionality + minimalism (and yet another curveball to Gizmodo, who didn't bite on my last lob...