By now, it looks like crappy design is something inherently human. There's such an abundance of it, 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 crappy 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 From coffee mugs that were created to poke your eyes out to photography services producing outdated leaflets and beyond, scroll down to enjoy the crappy crappiness and upvote your faves.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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Ms.M
Community Member
1 year ago

2019 tiger: "Humans are grrreat!"

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So we've seen the consequences of bad design, 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 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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Ms.M
Community Member
1 year ago

They seem extremely excited about softball.

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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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Erin
Community Member
1 year ago

Well on the plus side, you won't have to look very far!

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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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Ms.M
Community Member
1 year ago

Nothing like a good stab in the eye to get you going in the morning.

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#6

Unfortunate Hole Placement

Unfortunate Hole Placement

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Ms.M
Community Member
1 year ago

It's simple, human, you're getting too cocky.

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Good design makes a product understandable: It clarifies the product’s structure. Better still, it can make the product talk. At best, it is self-explanatory.

Good design is unobtrusive: Products fulfilling a purpose are like tools. They are neither decorative objects nor works of art. Their design should therefore be both neutral and restrained, to leave room for the user’s self-expression.

Good design is honest: It does not make a product more innovative, powerful or valuable than it really is. It does not attempt to manipulate the consumer with promises that cannot be kept.


#7

Commas People

Commas People

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John Doe
Community Member
1 year ago

Commas save lives Let's eat Grandma Let's eat, Grandma

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#8

Paypal Fail

Paypal Fail

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Erin
Community Member
1 year ago

Aww don't be mean, he's still learning! Doing his best.

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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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Lara L.
Community Member
1 year ago

It is grape ketchup. Gives you a proper inner cleaning. Some call it wine.

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#10

I’ll Take The Next Bus, Please!

I’ll Take The Next Bus, Please!

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Samantha Comerford
Community Member
1 year ago

More money could be spent bringing these monsters to justice, rather than paying for a sign on the back of the bus. Ugh 🙄

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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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Trius Namowicz
Community Member
1 year ago

You just have to ride on those rocks. It'll be easy I think

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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!

Dan Pieniak
Community Member
1 year ago

Correct - It is a trick question

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Ms.M
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh great, as if the maths weren't confusing enough to me. My days are numbered...

BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

I was trying to pay a bill online, and there was no place to enter the payment amount. It kept coming up "Please enter a valid payment amount."

Lori Krzemien
Community Member
1 year ago

you shall not pass!!!

Natters
Community Member
1 year ago

How to truly human proof your system. Designed for robots only.

Alyeck Melendez Seda
Community Member
1 year ago

no it's 55, you are making 2 fives

Claire Armstrong
Community Member
1 year ago

No joke here. In the UK the benefits offices are always trying to encourage people to apply for benefits, etc online. I tried it once. First page, filling in all the answers in the little boxes, got to the last question, which was something like telephone number, no box! Could not for the life of me figure out how to insert the number. The kicker - you couldn't click onto the next page until you had filled in all the mandatory answers! That was fun lol

BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

It's the same where I live (Colorado, USA). And if you try to go back a page, it kicks you off the site. Then you have to wait 15 minutes before you can log back in.

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Stimpy
Community Member
1 year ago

Sorry dude, they really don't want to let you in. Take a hint...

T Rex King
Community Member
1 year ago

Sorry, but you will never find the correct answer!!!!!!!! MWAHAHAHAH!!! XD

Samantha Comerford
Community Member
1 year ago

07

ZoeIsHahaha
Community Member
9 months ago

It's a trick question!

FortnitePlayerGirl
Community Member
1 year ago

I am so bothered by this

Mark Steven Taneo
Community Member
1 year ago

multiply both side by 2 and the answer is 44 you'll need to simplify it

Кonstantin
Community Member
1 year ago

The 0 is there, under the red. Search harder.

Gloverx Inspace
Community Member
1 year ago

he/she should probably decrease the size of webbrowser fonts, and it will show..

Geoff Barber
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Answer it in Quaternary = 22. :-)

Bettye McKee
Community Member
1 year ago

It's a trick question.

Wendy Tanneberger
Community Member
1 year ago

YT kids is flawed.

Maggie Collins
Community Member
1 year ago

Actually it 10. It is 5 "times" 2 equals 10. But you cannot answer the ? because no 0! DUH!

Lynn B
Community Member
1 year ago

Ummmmm, ummm,,,,,, the dog ate my homework,

Thomas Turnbull
Community Member
1 year ago

Its hiding under the submit button

Marnee DeRider
Community Member
1 year ago

That's what happens when you outsource software development to people who are not professionals and are doing the job out of desperation or their parents forced them into the career.

Bacony
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

They... Put it under the... Submit... Button? I guess? Well, it's one way to make you account Hack-Proof.

Vonny Browne
Community Member
1 year ago

It's a trick question guys!!!!

Mya Lugar
Community Member
1 year ago

9, in Numerology!

Mrta Brzoza
Community Member
1 year ago

Reload

Denise Mirto
Community Member
1 year ago

DUH is right

Potato
Community Member
1 year ago

Uhh how do you even do this?

Jace
Community Member
1 year ago

I continue to be amazed at how no one tests their own fucking shit before putting it live in front of the world.

Madeline Peruse
Community Member
1 year ago

ugh!

jovas rifa
Community Member
1 year ago

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Yup yo can just put 5_5

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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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BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

In case you forget the code...

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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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Ni Na
Community Member
1 year ago

dw they removed the top sign 2 days after the post on reddit.

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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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Blake Leonard
Community Member
1 year ago

*laughs in British*

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#20

Lovely View

Lovely View

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Ms.M
Community Member
1 year ago

Urine trouble now

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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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Samantha Comerford
Community Member
1 year ago

That’s where I live 😂

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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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Trius Namowicz
Community Member
1 year ago

is she the only person in the car cuz if she is, shes dooomed

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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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Daria B
Community Member
1 year ago

We do only slam dunk here.

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#26

Very Unfortunate Straw Placement

Very Unfortunate Straw Placement

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Noez 🇸🇪
Community Member
1 year ago

Uhm no thanks, I'm not thirsty...

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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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Sivi
Community Member
1 year ago

I hate them, I always forget about it when I draw. I have ruined so many sketches.

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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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Noez 🇸🇪
Community Member
1 year ago

Why??

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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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Phoebe Bean
Community Member
1 year ago

"I found it, the parallel universe!"

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#33

Anime Pewds

Anime Pewds

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diarykeeper
Community Member
1 year ago

Poor Shin

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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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No Obstacle (NinJen)
Community Member
1 year ago

That child is frozen in fucking fear 🤪

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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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Biljana Malesevic
Community Member
1 year ago

That's not how legs work.

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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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John Doe
Community Member
1 year ago

Transgender delayed aging

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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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BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

One urinal to the other: Dude, let's have a pissing contest.

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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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Ms.M
Community Member
1 year ago

"OH LORT" - Madea

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#45

May No Child Succeed

May No Child Succeed

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Joanne
Community Member
1 year ago

What was the point they were trying to make? I have seriously no idea.

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