Oct 4, 2016

25 Examples of Crappy Design

 

Crappy design is everywhere and a community of 300,000+ redditors is dedicated to finding the best of the worst.

The subreddit /r/CrappyDesign (which is completely rendered in comic sans) finds poor design everywhere; from products to communication, and everything in between.

Below are some of the best of the worst, as decided by the /r/CrappyDesign community. For more, head over to reddit and be prepared for your palm to repeatedly meet your face.

[via /r/CrappyDesign]

 

 

1. This automatic door opener

 

 

2. The charging port on this wireless Apple mouse

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via reddit

 

3. This basketball net

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4. Drop-down menus that disappear as soon as you start to scroll

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5. This entry form that uses drop-down menus for your phone number

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6. This terrible attempt at an Acronym

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7. The reigning, undisputed, ‘forced acronym’ world champion

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8. The New York City Subway stair that’s a fraction higher than all the others

 

 

9. This radiator coolant that looks like beer

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10. And this floor cleaner that looks like an energy drink

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11. The CGI burger in this Carl’s Jr. commercial

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12. This banner

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13. When you use a bar graph instead of a calendar

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14. Maybe it’s just a brutally honest Venn diagram

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15. Using Roman Numerals for your phone number

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16. An app to rent ice ships? Oh. Apprenticeships

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17. When none of the shoes shown use laces

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18. Fagas Straps

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19. This billboard layout

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20. The new Instagram logo

 

 

21. This multiple choice question

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22. When irony pops-up

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23. When you go to print before proofing the layout

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24. Improper use of emoticons

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25. This faucet

 

 

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