20 Terrible Designs That Make Me Want To Flip A Table In Frustration

To be honest, I kind of hate bad designs. Like, obviously they can be really fun to look and laugh at, but at the same time, they're just so frustrating.

Of course, these weirdly horrible designs are no different. Do you think the people who made these things knew what they were doing? Or did they just decide to do anything?

"I found this rare piece of craftsmanship while sitting in a drive thru."

This place had a choice between the fence of a street light and somehow ended up with both. But, like, they couldn't have at least made the whole thing look a little better?

Wow, make up your mind.

OP confirmed that this is a standalone café; it doesn't cut through to a mall or anything. So it really makes you wonder why they felt the need to tell people that the door is for entering or exiting only.

When you can't decided what you want your space to be:

I've seen some pretty crappy (pun intended) spaces in my time, but this one takes the cake (urinal cake?). Even if you lived alone, this kind of configuration would just be gross!

"My school has an inaccessible outlet."

You know, having live outlets covered up like that can actually be a fire hazard. So not only is this dumb and impractical, it's also dangerous! Oh, what fun.

It's literally one call to the electrician away from being a non-issue, too.

"Infamous house in my hometown. Yes, those are stairs."

At first, I thought this was just a normal house. Then I saw the stairs in the middle of the driveway. I guess this would be a totally fine house for people who don't like to drive?

When your macarons become chocolate chip cookies.

This is some magic trick. Before, the person was baking macarons on a light-colored tray. And while it was in the oven, the tray magically became black and the macarons became cookies! What a world we live in!

"In my neighborhood. Two rooflines slope into the front door, either soaking you in the rain or forcing you to install intrusive downspouts."

Yeah, if my real estate agent took me to see this house, I'd turn around before even seeing the inside. This entrance alone makes this house not worth buying.

These urinals are a little too close for comfort.

I'll never get over the fact that people actually design public bathrooms like this. In what universe would two people be using these urinals at once? It's nothing but a waste of space.

"Manned a stall at a Christmas market today, across a clothing store, and had to look at this the entire time."

I don't know what's worse, the strange way these mannequin legs are displayed, or the fact that the pair of pants it's wearing is hideous. Probably the latter, because those are some super ugly pants (that I probably would've loved in 2008, but still).

"Thank you card from Uppper."

Yeah, this isn't doing anything except giving me a massive headache. I hate when people overlay font like this, because I'm always gonna want to read it, but I just can't. It's so frustrating!

I mean, it *almost* looks like it says "home."

I don't see why companies always feel the need to design signs like this one. Just spell the word with actual letters, and then, like, put a deer behind the word or something.

Wow, maybe I should become a designer.

"A give way sign placed very conveniently in front of ANOTHER give way sign."

Two things. One: I was today years old when I learned that most of the world uses "give way" instead of "yield." And two: there was no reason for that second sign in front of the first one. Way to confuse drivers.

"1 out of 4 hearts? Must be great care!"

I'm not really sure what the thought process behind this sign was. Is the one heart supposed to mean that whoever's nominated has a big heart? Why are there three other empty hearts? What's going on here!?

"Not sure why this closet light fixture was installed so close to the wall under the stairs. It is about it has maybe 1 or 2 cm of breathing room."

I feel like this is a bit of a fire hazard. Incandescent lightbulbs get really hot, and having that right next to drywall? You're just asking for trouble.

"I found this thing in my trunk I don’t how it got in there but this thing is creeping me out."

I don't know what this thing is, but I don't like it. These weird kangaroo things just seem... unsettling. Like they're up to something. This is why you can just never trust marsupials.

"This advertisement was just a printing oversight, but I still don't understand how it got to this point."

If you don't feel like wasting precious moments of your life trying to figure out what this sign says, it reads:

"I would have been retired by now if I had more money and no children."

So yeah, no clue what's going on here.

"This bathroom in my dad's new house. I’m 6’1”. The room is so short they had to cut holes in the ceiling over the toilet and sink so you can stand up."

I guess this is a really old house. If only people built houses back in the day with the foresight that people might want to use those basements at some point.

"Women's jeans, I want the rest of my pocket..."

I don't understand how designers keep getting away with this. Who wants to wear jeans that don't have actual pockets? And why do they only do this with women's jeans? Talk about the world being unfair.

"Yellow as a container color for gallons of drinking water."

The thing is, there obviously isn't any pee in any of these bottles. But the fact that they're yellow means that the chance there is pee in them is never zero. And I wouldn't want to be playing water bottle roulette like that.

They probably could've executed that a bit better.

Of course, I know this is supposed to read as "denim." But it also just looks like gibberish. This isn't the cool sign they probably thought it was going to be. But I guess you live and learn.

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