If you like pencils, you may have found that their capacity to be sharpened and have their marks erased can result in some unwanted detritus in the form of wood shavings and eraser crumbles. That’s where a desk brush comes in handy. It is a nice accessory for keeping a work area tidy.
This particular desk brush is from Andrée Jardin, and designed by Amaury Poudray.
The brush has the unexpected quality of being balanced so that it can stand on end. The handle is oak and the bristles are Argentinian horsehair.
The packaging is simple but appealing:
This particular version with a graphite colour dipped handle is a limited edition, but a number of varieties are available from Andrée Jardin.