25+ Funny Design Fails Show Why You Need A Designer

Designers deserve more credit than they sometimes get – they put up with a lot more nonsense from clients than we think, and they can prevent you from making regrettable design choices like the ones on this list. If you don’t want to end up looking foolish, a good designer is worth the money!

If you have any design fails you’d like to add to this list, please add them! (H/T)

01. The Too Cool To Do Drugs Pencil

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02. Probably Should Have Put The Author’s Name Somewhere Else

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03. Who Thought Up This Design?

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04. Don’t Think The Owner Of This Hotel Thought This Through

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05. My Mom Bought A Strawberry Scented Minion Shampoo For My Little Brother

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06. This Newspaper

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07. This Escalator

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08. Westminster Bridge Design Fail Or Win?

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09. This Seems Like A Bad Idea

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10. That Nose Job

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11. I Received The Most Useless Item Ever At A Golf Tournament

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12. This Wedding Card Looks Like The Bride & Groom Hung Themselves

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13. Take A Left And Then Bunnyhop To Your Destination

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14. This Designer Hasn’t Looked At A Compass In A While

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15. How Is This Supposed To Work?

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16. No Safety

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17. Not Exactly The Color Pattern You Like To See In A Bathroom

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18. Thanks For The Advice

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19. Jedi Entrance Only

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20. Vote For Yves Lévesque, Official Facefolding Candidate

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21. This Bathroom Door Is Cut Out So It Could Swing Past The Toilet

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22. This Pet Shop Sign

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23. This Elevator Button Panel

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24. Seems Like An Appropriate Jersey

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25. German School

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26. All Toilets Must Be Centered In The Middle Of The Classroom So Kids Eating Their Snacks Three Feet Away Can Bare Witness To Their Classmates Defecating

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27. This CD

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28. How Many Noses Does This Guy Really Need?

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29. They Tried

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30. Kids Lamp Design Fail

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31. This Drain Is Higher Than The Ground Surrounding It

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32. This Elevator

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33. What’s The Point Of The Eraser?

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34. White Rights

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35. Hope This Toilet Never Needs A Repair

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36. Bad Product Design

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37. Our Freshly Remodeled Bathroom At Work

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38. Apparently The Tea Helps You Lose Weight. The Picture And Name Must Be How You Lose It

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39. My Hotel’s Jetted Tub

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40. Maybe Don’t Put It Next To A Trash Can Shaped Exactly Like It?

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41. This Painting Design Looks Literally Crappy

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42. A Bolton Fan Paid £25 For This Seat In The Away End At Blackpool

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43. This Outlet Is Unreachable

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44. Wheel Chair Ramp

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45. Tonix Sounds Like A Soft Drink

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46. Optical Illusion

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47. The Rizza Caffè

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48. Am I Swirls Or… More Swirls?

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49. Worst. Table. Ever. Set Down Your Drink On That Side, It Ends Up On The Floor

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50. Ikea Fail

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51. Painfully Crappy. On A Door At My Local College

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52. Local High School, Why?

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53. No No Noise

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54. Don’t Declare The Winner Of The ‘most Forced Acronym’ Award Just Yet

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55. Yea, Right On Top Of Each Other Should Work

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Author: MMK

Architecture & Design was started by an Afghan entrepreneur, he believes that wellbeing is affected by the spaces we spend our time in and that their design is an important notion to consider with regards to our personal comfort and happiness – whether we are at home, at work or at play.

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