By now, it looks like crappy design is something inherently human. There's such an abundance of design fails, we'll probably never run out of it. And that's not necessarily a bad thing. I mean, is there a better way of getting your daily dose of whahahahahahaha if not judging others for their mistakes? Bored Panda has prepared another bad design list for you, poking fun at some of the most ridiculous projects that saw the light of day. From coffee mugs that were created to poke your eyes out to photography services producing outdated leaflets and beyond, scroll down to enjoy the funny fails and upvote your faves.

#1

This Ad Was Meant To Depict How Much The Tiger Had Grown In 10 Years. Instead, It Looks Like....

This Ad Was Meant To Depict How Much The Tiger Had Grown In 10 Years. Instead, It Looks Like....

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panda_legerdemain
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh well...

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So we've seen the consequences of bad design ideas, so what makes for good design? There are a few basic principles to stick to if you want to make sure your design is practical, relevant and makes sense!

According to Dieter Rams, a German industrial designer who was responsible for the design of Braun’s consumer products for many years, there are 10 principles of good product design, also known as the '10 commandments.' Even though they were written long ago and technology has advanced beyond his wildest dreams, Dieter's principles still apply today!

#2

The Elders At My Brother-In-Law’s Church Got To Design The Church League Softball Shirts. The Thought “Cli” (Christian Life International) Alone Wouldn’t Signify A Church, So They Added The Cross. Magnificent

The Elders At My Brother-In-Law’s Church Got To Design The Church League Softball Shirts. The Thought “Cli” (Christian Life International) Alone Wouldn’t Signify A Church, So They Added The Cross. Magnificent

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Asi Bassey
Community Member
1 year ago

Superb! Lol...lol...

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#3

I’m Never Going To Find Any Help Here...

I’m Never Going To Find Any Help Here...

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diane a
Community Member
1 year ago

Haha - Love this one.

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#4

This Ad For Graduation Photography

This Ad For Graduation Photography

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panda_legerdemain
Community Member
1 year ago

Lol

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Furniture designers Vitsoe have worked closely with Dieter Rams for decades, and helpfully summarize his founding principles of good design with the following explanations:

Good design is innovative The possibilities for innovation are not, by any means, exhausted. Technological development is always offering new opportunities for innovative design. But innovative design always develops in tandem with innovative technology, and can never be an end in itself.

Good design makes a product useful: A product is bought to be used. It has to satisfy certain criteria, not only functional, but also psychological and aesthetic. Good design emphasizes the usefulness of a product whilst disregarding anything that could possibly detract from it.

Good design is aesthetic: The aesthetic quality of a product is integral to its usefulness because products we use every day affect our person and our well-being. But only well-executed objects can be beautiful.

#5

Nothing Like The Smell Of Coffee And A Good Eye-Stab In The Morning

Nothing Like The Smell Of Coffee And A Good Eye-Stab In The Morning

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Red
Community Member
1 year ago

well you forgot about us lefties tho!

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#6

Unfortunate Hole Placement

Unfortunate Hole Placement

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BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

If that isn't funny enough, those look like women's shoes. I think it's a female model.

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#7

Commas People

Commas People

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Phoebe Bean
Community Member
1 year ago

It´s a jungle out there.

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#8

Paypal Fail

Paypal Fail

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panda_legerdemain
Community Member
1 year ago

Great!

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Good design is thorough down to the last detail: Nothing must be arbitrary or left to chance. Care and accuracy in the design process show respect towards the user.

Good design is environmentally-friendly: Design makes an important contribution to the preservation of the environment. It conserves resources and minimizes physical and visual pollution throughout the lifecycle of the product.

Good design is as little design as possible: Less, but better – because it concentrates on the essential aspects, and the products are not burdened with non-essentials. Back to purity, back to simplicity.

So three you have it, pretty simple right? If you are tasked with designing something and want to avoid the hilarious mistakes found in this list, check these principles off first and you should succeed!

#9

Ah Yes I Was Looking For A Soap Dispenser Labeled "Ketchup" With A Picture Of Grapes

Ah Yes I Was Looking For A Soap Dispenser Labeled "Ketchup" With A Picture Of Grapes

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SirPatTheCat
Community Member
1 year ago

Ketchup with the times by using grape scented soap obviously

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#10

I’ll Take The Next Bus, Please!

I’ll Take The Next Bus, Please!

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Phoebe Bean
Community Member
1 year ago

Seriously, what were they thinking?

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#11

Who Thought This Placement Would Be A Good Idea?

Who Thought This Placement Would Be A Good Idea?

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Erin
Community Member
1 year ago

I truly laughed at this one! So ridiculous! I almost want it in my house in a weird way.

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#12

The Placement Of This Smaller Baby Care Booklet Within This Magazine Doesn’t Seem Very Well Thought Through

The Placement Of This Smaller Baby Care Booklet Within This Magazine Doesn’t Seem Very Well Thought Through

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BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

That's one way to tell your big sis to kiss your......

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#13

Found This Masterpiece At A Local Restaurant

Found This Masterpiece At A Local Restaurant

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Erin
Community Member
1 year ago

I hate the sinks that have sensors like that. It goes for like 3 seconds but I need 20 to rinse off the soap!! So I just wave my hands like a maniac 7 times.

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#14

That's Gonna Be An Easy Ride

That's Gonna Be An Easy Ride

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Alexandra Davis
Community Member
1 year ago

Obstacle race!

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#15

Where’s The 0?

Where’s The 0?

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Erin
Community Member
1 year ago

It's 52! Duh!

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#16

What Animal Is That?

What Animal Is That?

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Erin
Community Member
1 year ago

Milks are so cute!

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#17

Maintenance Put New Locks And Handles On The Gates For Security

Maintenance Put New Locks And Handles On The Gates For Security

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Phoebe Bean
Community Member
1 year ago

You had one job.

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#18

Just Watched A Guy Go Into The Wrong Bathroom At Toronto Pearson Airport. He Was Looking At The Top Sign

Just Watched A Guy Go Into The Wrong Bathroom At Toronto Pearson Airport. He Was Looking At The Top Sign

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Phoebe Bean
Community Member
1 year ago

Poor guy.

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#19

My Local Magazine's Editor Might Need To Double Check Some Stuff

My Local Magazine's Editor Might Need To Double Check Some Stuff

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BlackestDawn
Community Member
1 year ago

Okey, maybe they are just sick of their job.

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#20

Lovely View

Lovely View

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BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

"No thanks, I think I'll use the stall."

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#21

Mama Bear Is Welcoming Everyone

Mama Bear Is Welcoming Everyone

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Erin
Community Member
1 year ago

This is frightening for multiple reasons.

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#22

It’s Cool Just Do It At Night Mate

It’s Cool Just Do It At Night Mate

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Phoebe Bean
Community Member
1 year ago

After 6PM you´re your own.

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#23

The Woman Isn't Driving In This Article About Women Being Better Drivers

The Woman Isn't Driving In This Article About Women Being Better Drivers

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Bearskij
Community Member
1 year ago

She has really long arms

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#24

Try Being Drunk And Walking Into This Place

Try Being Drunk And Walking Into This Place

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panda_legerdemain
Community Member
1 year ago

Its making me dizzy even now

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#25

The New Basketball Court In My Neighborhood

The New Basketball Court In My Neighborhood

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Phoebe Bean
Community Member
1 year ago

I can´t stop looking at it... ha ha ha.

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#26

Very Unfortunate Straw Placement

Very Unfortunate Straw Placement

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BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

If it was turned the other way, it would say "Grap" which could be mis-read as C**p. Just saying.

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#27

I Don’t Understand Why These Erasers Exist... They Just Ruin Everything

I Don’t Understand Why These Erasers Exist... They Just Ruin Everything

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BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

Maybe the pencils are old and the erasers have gotten too hard?

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#28

This Picture In My English Textbook

This Picture In My English Textbook

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Phoebe Bean
Community Member
1 year ago

My brother is a guitar.

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#29

Alrighty Then

Alrighty Then

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SirPatTheCat
Community Member
1 year ago

Don't try and tell me this wasn't on purpose

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#30

Our Charter Bus

Our Charter Bus

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BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

A true Pimp mobile. Only the best need apply.

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#31

Your Toe Isn't Stubbed Yet? Challenge Accepted

Your Toe Isn't Stubbed Yet? Challenge Accepted

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King Of Spades
Community Member
1 year ago

No. Just, just no.

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#32

Yup I Love Looking At The Back Of My iPhone

Yup I Love Looking At The Back Of My iPhone

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SirPatTheCat
Community Member
1 year ago

Hahaha look at his face like "WHOAAA"

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#33

Anime Pewds

Anime Pewds

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Bored Moogle
Community Member
1 year ago

Hey, don't make fun of amputees!

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#34

A Pen My Teacher Gave Me

A Pen My Teacher Gave Me

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Erin
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh my. You must not be a very good student!

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#35

He’s Taking Two Steps

He’s Taking Two Steps

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Red
Community Member
1 year ago

lol

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#36

Are We The Baddies?

Are We The Baddies?

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BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

Welcome to Alabama.

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#37

"Casually"

"Casually"

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panda_legerdemain
Community Member
1 year ago

Hahahaha

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#38

Three For The Price Of One

Three For The Price Of One

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BlackestDawn
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm really curious on what they consider "other" here.

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#39

I Was Helping My Cousin With His German Homework And I Saw This Masterpiece

I Was Helping My Cousin With His German Homework And I Saw This Masterpiece

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panda_legerdemain
Community Member
1 year ago

😂

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#40

Gotta Include One Of These With Every Card! You’re Going To Need It After I Cut Your Hair

Gotta Include One Of These With Every Card! You’re Going To Need It After I Cut Your Hair

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Keanric Choy
Community Member
1 year ago

Let the clients make their own clients

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#41

Ah Yes, The 18-24 Year Old Baby

Ah Yes, The 18-24 Year Old Baby

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SirPatTheCat
Community Member
1 year ago

Also aside from all the other things wrong with it, it goes girl, boy, girl, boy,*girl, girl*, boy???

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#42

What Was This Sensor Original Meant To Do Anyway?

What Was This Sensor Original Meant To Do Anyway?

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BlackestDawn
Community Member
1 year ago

Hey, at least it reaches the one across so it doesn't get on the floor.

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#43

Replacing The Egg Shell With More Plastic To Go Into The Ocean

Replacing The Egg Shell With More Plastic To Go Into The Ocean

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panda_legerdemain
Community Member
1 year ago

Who would even buy these?

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#44

At A Bar. Almost Madea Terrible Mistake

At A Bar. Almost Madea Terrible Mistake

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Phoebe Bean
Community Member
1 year ago

At. A. Bar. This is on purpose.

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#45

May No Child Succeed

May No Child Succeed

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BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh yeah, there's that pesky glass ceiling.

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