The devil is in the details! Hilarious snapshots reveal the devastating consequences of ignoring common sense
The devil is in the details! Hilarious snaps reveal the disastrous consequences of ignoring common sense – from a gravity-defying drain to a VERY deceptive sign
- When designers are having a bad day, these snapshots show that all kinds of chaos ensues
- Includes signs encouraging kids to drop out of school and gravity defying boards
- These global examples prove that you should probably invest in a good designer
Ever get stuck in a tricky situation after not quite thinking things through?
Well, here some absent-minded designers have done just that, leading to hilariously unintended results that were shared by Diply.
From signs that don’t convey the message you want to a simple drain that ignores the fundamental theory of gravity, these funny gaffes from around the world are sure to bring a smile.
Here, FEMAIL rounds up some of the best examples of times when things went from bad to worse for these designers.
An anti-gravity drain?
It is always important to consider the fundamentals such as gravity when designing drains, but this designer did not think it was important
Is that really the message you want to give children?
Here, the back of a school bus sends mixed messages as it encourages children not to smoke … but tells them to ‘take control, STOP SCHOOL’
A thoughtful birthday cake for a Harry Potter fan
When ordering a cake, requests can sometimes be taken too literally. Here a customer asked for the Harry Potter’s Deathly Hallow symbol on top of the cake … and that’s what they got
Acaccident waiting to happen
Here, an unthinking designer or worker installed the drains the wrong way, leaving potentially deadly wheel clamps along the bike path
Would you like any juice?
This Oasis juice board looks like it says something rather gross in lieu of the word intended
Can you reach?
ATMs for Giants: Another flaw in public infrastructure design shows a man struggling to reach an ATM that appears to be the perfect height for someone 4.5 meters tall
A completely different meaning …
The irregular letter spacing on this board has caused a very negative alternative message to emerge for this unfortunate cause
Another grammar failure
Anyone reading this sign will no doubt be confused due to the lack of punctuation and sentence structure causing a bizarre secondary meaning
Best seats in the house … not
Here, rows of unfortunate ticket holders are destined to miss the action due to poor stadium design. Let’s hope those seats were free!
Darkness in his eyes
Here a manufacturing flaw has left this 3D printed Pikachu with black tears streaming from his eyes … not the cute Pokemon the designer was hoping for
Where should I aim?
If you ever have to throw off a basketball player, you should probably try to play them on this very confusing field … exactly where is the hoop intended?
Here the designer has missed a small detail … how one can drive his car into this garage one meter above the road. Maybe they have a lift?
Does anyone have his number?
Who should I call? This avid character designer has missed the most crucial piece of information, a phone number
But can dogs read?
Depending on how you read it, this sign appears to be warning dogs of something rather than warning people of the presence of dogs
Playing sweet words
This instrument maker has a nightmare after hooking up the guitar’s neck the wrong way round – making it impossible to play