50 Times People Spotted Stupid Design Decisions In Public Places And Just Had To Share – Design You Trust

50 Times People Spotted Stupid Design Decisions In Public Places And Just Had To Share

“The Chairs Waiting For You In The Laser Eye Clinic’s Reception”

We often form our opinion of a city by judging the quality of its public spaces. If they give us a hard time, most likely we won’t be too psyched about returning to it. And unfortunately, there are plenty of ways urban planners and interior designers ruin our everyday life and force us into dreadful anxiety-inducing situations.

They make us sit on uncomfortable benches, walk around trippy floors, and go number two in bathroom stalls so revealing, others are able to see our facial expressions.

h/t: boredpanda

“I’m Sure You’re All Wondering Why I’ve Gathered You Here Today”

“No Words Needed Here”

“At First Glance, I Didn’t Recognize This Restaurant Mural As The Sun”

“As If Public Toilets Didn’t Give Me Enough Anxiety”

“This Fountain That Looks Like A Perfect Place To Sit Down”

“Gas Station In Nebraska. The Station’s Color Scheme Was Red. They Tried To Get Artsy”

“No Broken Legs I Know Of”

“Flat Carpet In A Hotel In Cologne, Germany Imitating A Curvy Surface”

“The Design Of My School – This Is The Place Where Every Hallway Intersects”

“Fake Hope Escalator”

“Two Windows Of My Workplace Are Constantly Fighting For The Honor Of Being The One Who Is Going To Be Opened”

“The Single Worst Clock I Have Ever Seen. I Actually Said Aloud “Whyyy””

“Ballroom Where Everyone Downstairs Can See Up Your Skirt”

“They Built This School Like One Month Ago”

This Is Not Rust. “It’s The Design”

“This Fancy Staircase Leads Directly Into A Wall”

“This Chandelier At A Restaurant I Ate At Bothers Me So Much”

“I Love Eating At Restaurant Logo Here”

“Designed For Dissuading The Homeless. Literally Just Uncomfortable For Everyone Else”

“This Painting Inside A Local “Fancy” Restaurant”

“This Picture In McDonald’s Was Hung Sideways”

“$1 Toothbrushes Locked Behind Glass At Walmart. Walked Around The Store For 15 Minutes Looking For Someone “Qualified” To Unlock The Glass Case”

“Some People Just Want To Watch The World Burn”

“Toilet Door With Another Door In It That Won’t Stay Closed”

“This Restaurant In London (Waiters Love It)”

“You Gotta Pay Attention On These Stairs In A Cinema”

“My Bed At A Hotel I’m Staying In”

“Public Restrooms With Reflective Surfaces”

“I Don’t Know Why Brown Strings Is A Welcoming Wallpaper To This Toilet Entrance. It Just Feels Gross And Unwelcoming. I Mean, This Is A Public Place”

“This Is The Logo For A “New York Style” Pizza Place In Ponce, Puerto Rico”

“This Is Russia”

“These Restroom Stalls Have Translucent Doors”

“This New Wall Art In My Office”

“Upon Walking In This Bathroom At The Supermarket I Was Initially Disgusted At Filth And Lack Of Cleanliness Until A Closer Look Revealed It Was Designed This Way”

“Love To Shutterstock See This Kind Of Stuff”

“The Lobby Of This Medical Office Has An Alligator In The Floor”

“Not Exactly The Color Pattern You Like To See In A Bathroom”

“The Paint In This Public Restroom”

“Sometimes People Use The Left Part”

“The Decorations On This Hotel Restaurant”

“This Poster In My School Cafeteria Is So Badly Designed They Put Arrows So You Can Read It Correctly”

“Marked The Door Swing Area, Boss”

“Not Sure If This Belongs Here But In My Opinion This Is The Real Problem With America. It’s A Toilet Stall If You Were Wondering”

“I’m Sure This Mirror Sounded Cool In Theory”

“A Poster At My Mom’s Audiology Office”

“New Toilets At Work, Wonderful View On Our Interior Courtyard”

“I Had To Stop While Ordering Food At A Local Restaurant Because I Saw This Poster”

“These Trash Cans At My School”

“Went In To A Bathroom In Airport And Was Surprised With This. Almost Turned Towards Exit Before Realization”

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