15+ Designs That Make Us Ask Why

When it comes to designs, the line between ingenious and excessive creations is very thin. Sometimes, the burning passion that makes designers want to show off their creativity is a double-edged sword that can make the products go really wrong. Like a sink that’s attached to a toilet, tilted benches that hold water, or a glove with fingers that are all the same length.

We at Bright Side are all about innovative ideas, but we also appreciate those funny moments when designs go wrong, and we have 19 of these cases right here for you.

1. Steps that you can’t see.

2. A sink attached to a toilet, forming the perfect slide

3. Placing a bench so close to the edge of a roof that when a slight wind blows while it’s raining, the bench gets wet.

4. The pockets on women’s jeans

5. My headboard has a constantly lit LED built into the light switch. Fun fact, blue light is most likely to mess with your brain’s ability to sleep.

6. My oven uses a touchscreen, so whenever I open it, steam gets on the touchscreen and messes with the settings.

7. This is not vitamin D — it’s an emoji on a bottle of magnesium.

8. These shoes let me take the road with me.

9. Every time I do the dishes I switch the light on and off.

10. Installing curtains that don’t close in a place that gets 24/7 sunlight in the summer.

11. Umm... where am I supposed to go?

12. Gee, if only there were a letter that looked vaguely like a fin.

13. Thanks for the stairs (on both sides of the bridge).

14. A very public restroom

15. These benches are tilted back and have no drainage system, so the water just sits there for days after a rainstorm.

16. 10-year-old me lighting up any room in The Sims

17. I can’t help but feel that they missed the boat.

18. A pair of gloves where all the fingers are the same length.

19. These shoes with suction cups on the bottom that pop when I walk on smooth surfaces.

Which of these designs do you think has gone the most terribly wrong?

Preview photo credit Paarnahkrin / Reddit
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