15 Hilarious Design Fails That Prove You Should Always Hire A Designer – Design You Trust

15 Hilarious Design Fails That Prove You Should Always Hire A Designer


From pencils encouraging kids to do drugs to an escalator that leads you straight into a wall, we can’t believe these epic design fails ever got made into actual products.

Always remember, kids: don’t be happy — worry!

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An anti-drugs slogan for a pencil… until you sharpen it, that is.

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Good luck with that one, cyclists.

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Always read the label, guys.

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We wonder if the Swiss designer of London’s iconic Westminster Bridge was implying something about the politicians at Parliament?

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Nothing makes you feel safer than a sign encouraging “No safety, smoking first.”

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Patterned carpets + stairs = broken necks for everyone.

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Cinderella’s nose job didn’t come out quite as expected.

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We’re not sure if we’re disgusted or just plain curious about where exactly Vermont’s maple syrup comes from.

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You had ONE job, designers.

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What a charming safari slide! Although it looks a bit like… oh.

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Lovely, happy minions… weeping blood all over the bath.

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We wouldn’t want to start the morning with that.

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Everything’s fine until you unexpectedly meet a friend inside.

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We’re not sure how these ridiculous fails made it to production, but we’re confident there’s several out-of-work designers sobbing into their bowl of rapefruit every morning.
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