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22 Design Fails By Dummies Who Only Had One Job

We get that sometimes mistakes get made. Even very embarrassing mistakes where people laugh at you for years. That's just a normal part of life. 

Where we draw this line of empathy, however, is when brands f*ck up so royally that one can't help but do a double-take. If you're still not on our side here, just think about how each of these designs likely had to go through multiple levels of editor-approval before being printed! Yikes...

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Twitter Thread Explains The Weirdness Of Vintage Christmas Cards

We usually use Twitter to waste time on funny tweets, but every now and then it provides some serious knowledge to our weak brains. This particular thread explains the bizarre nature of old Christmas cards - and shares some seriously freaky examples. This is some serious pre-Hallmark shit. We just wish we could find these at our local stationery store.

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Design Fails That Really Should've Gotten A Second Opinion

Designing something for a product is apparently really hard - that, or the people making this stuff were incredibly overworked or just straight up clueless. Either way, the marketing teams hardcore need to step up their game. 

But hey, at least these fail-filled pics give us a decent amount of entertainment, right?

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Thirteen Memes That Celebrate the 'Unique' Aesthetic of McMansions

Forgive us if we sound bitter - we probably are. But it's extremely relieving to know there are other people out there who abhor the tacky grandiosity of McMansions. We can't help but wonder whypeople with money would dump so much of it into a structure that defies logic and aesthetic. Whatever the case, these object-labeling memes really speak to our sensibilities. And we hope they speak to yours.

Funny memes that make fun of mcmansions
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Cringey Designs That Should Have Been Given More Thought

We love laughing at cringey design fails, but some of these are so wild we can't help but assume that people lost their jobs over them. From extreme (and accidental) sexual innuendoto terrible word placement, these fails are pretty much guaranteed to get a reaction out of you. And might even pique your curiosity.

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Cringey Design Fails That Might Hurt Your Brain (66 Images)

We can't claim to be design experts (we can barely use Photoshop) but there's no denying that these efforts can only be described as failures. Though these attempts are pretty pathetic, some of them are also incredibly funny. We just hope that none of these people shelled out the big bucks for design school. 

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Horrid Designs That People Clearly Didn't Think Through

The following designs are what happens when you try to cram in a whole lot of development into a small urban space. We like to think we could've designed any of these things better than how they turned out, because man, y'all had one job and clearly failed at it miserably.

Funny pics of very poorly designed things
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Eighteen Times People Failed Miserably At Their One Job

The following pics are subtly cringey enough to make you both facepalm and feel slightly uncomfortable. Seriously, these people had one job and they totally f*cked it up! We could've done these jobs better!

Funny and cringey pics of times people failed at their one job
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Viral Twitter Thread Is A Goldmine Of Cringey Architecture & Design Fails

If you thought your Aunt Dorothy's doll collection, couch covers, and doilies were problematic, you're about to get your mind blown. Copywriter Sarah Schauer opened Twitter's eyes to some of the more horrifying architecture and design choices we've seen in a while. From freakishly carpeted bathrooms to stairs going absolutely nowhere, these pics are sure to leave you with a lot of questions. If you're hungry for more of these cursed images, you can check out the rest of the thread here or check out these appalling and hilarious design fails.

Cringeworthy twitter thread of architecture fails and design fails, carpeted bathrooms, toilets with threatening aura as well as urinals on staircases and inflatable bouncy castles in a cemetery. The gag reflex is real
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24 Humorous Graphic Design Memes For The Frustrated Visual Communicators

Graphic designers don't get enough recognition for what they do and we think y'all deserve some memes. Honestly, how many people really even know what a graphic designer actually does? So in case you didn't know, graphic design is discipline of utilizing art and text in media, including magazines and advertisements. The more you know!

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23 Regret-Filled Design Fails That'll Get You Laughing

These design fails are a great reminder of how important it is to think product design through before, well, putting things into production. These fails will make you shake your head, fear for humanity, and most importantly: laugh. 

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These Photos Of Politicians With Man Buns Will Haunt Your Dreams

Man buns might be a dying trend, but we're still gleefully mortified by these images. Maybe if Bill Clinton had sported a hipster updo he wouldn't have dealt with that whole Monica Lewinsky situation.

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These Comics Perfectly Describe The Struggles of Freelance Designers

"Can you, like, make it pop?"

Creative Diff'rences was a weekly comic strip created by artist Jonny Sampson for CO-OP Advertising in Toronto. The strip, which is pretty uncomfortably real, was meant to highlight toe woes of freelance workers in the industry - but the project will resonate with other freelance workers and in-house graphic designers. 

Collection of funny and sometimes sad web comics detailing the struggles of freelance graphic designers.
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20 Amazing Imperial Propaganda Posters

Calling all Star Wars fans and design geeks: these retro-looking Imperial propaganda posters are incredible! While some are distinctly Soviet in their aesthetic, others are reminiscent of 1950s/60s advertising in the United States. If you like what you see, some of these posters are available for purchase on Etsy.

Collection of Imperial Propaganda Posters, Star Wars, the dark side, storm troopers.
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