167 Design Fails You Won't Believe Actually Exist

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1. This fashion disaster:

2. This cooktop that has misaligned heating coils:

3. This natural freshly cut grass scent inside:

4. This hard-to-enter entrance:

5. This useless fan:

6. This unreachable switch:

7. This bathroom nightmare:

8. Or this other bathroom nightmare:

9. This monstrosity of a Monster drink:

10. This design that will confuse your dishwasher:

11. This unimpressive press:

12. This terrifying splash:

13. This off-center eyesore:

14. This stairway to...another door:

15. This unclear address:

16. This random assortment of buttons:

17. This plateau of a sliding scale:

18. This misnomer:

19. This incognito outlet:

20. This extremely narrow drawer:

21. This misplaced masterpiece:

22. This quarter-court advantage:

23. This competition between windows:

24. This literal example of "money is tight right now":

25. This invisible button:

26. This crooked kitchen sink:

27. This inconvenient button:

28. This inconsistent flooring:

29. This unclear signage:

30. This misconstrued message:

31. This not-well-thought-out pencil:

32. This hooded message:

33. This sock-in-mouth:

34. This odd ad:

35. This...can't be right:

36. This price can't be right:

37. This reassuring reminder:

38. This shot and miss:

39. This fishily placed food ad:

40. This white van that meets the trope:

41. This motivational sign:

42. This recipe for disaster:

43. This rude receptacle:

44. This message that needed proofreading:

45. This erotic candy bar:

46. This crosswalk to nowhere:

47. This unreadable sign:

48. This intense emphasis:

49. This meta interpretation:

50. This jumble of letters:

51. This impersonal bathroom stall:

52. This unreachable roll of toilet paper:

53. This creepy doll:

54. This very cheery sign:

55. This enticing order:

56. This map that's literally all over the map:

57. This top secret storefront:

58. This makeshift shower:

59. This fire exit that might be scarier than the fire:

60. This rebranding of milk:

61. This ballsy bubble gum ad:

62. This (hopefully) misleading sign:

63. This colorblind cup:

64. This very uncomfortable seat:

65. This appetizing description:

66. This heightist door:

67. This literal gate-keeping:

68. This van that needs to be reASSessed:

69. This pill packaging that will keep you on your toes:

70. This maze made for geniuses only:

71. This wacky window assortment:

72. This mug that should get tested soon:

73. This outer s p a c e store:

74. This undercover flag:

75. This seasonal change:

76. This jumbled sign:

77. This encouraging display:

78. This multipurpose opening:

79. This irreversible mask:

80. This magic of Photoshop:

81. This Sudoku of elevator buttons:

82. This masked monstrosity:

83. This multipurpose sign:

84. This gate that invites robbers in:

85. This very public bathroom:

86. This scenic route:

87. This hot seat:

88. This uncontainable goal:

89. This well executed "safety first" policy:

90. This Grate-gate:

91. This drippy overhang:

92. This transparent bathroom stall:

93. This stairway to hell:

94. This multi-use sports court:

95. This well-lit space:

96. This literal roadblock:

97. This cautionary trail:

98. This bridge-turned-pool:

99. This murky expiration date:

100. This solid bottle for liquids:

101. This packaging is *bananas*:

102. This expensive side:

103. This unusable school locker:

104. This colander that won't let the pasta go:

105. This non-yes-or-no question:

106. This very ripped pair of jeans:

107. This sorting system gone amuck:

108. This tale as old as time:

109. This Blackjack game went too literal:

110. This new numbering system:

111. This inconsiderate operation:

112. This...clock?:

113. This very transparent IP address:

114. This trackpad tracks bad:

115. This unfinished thought:

116. This teachable moment:

117. This ironic warning:

118. This mixed messaging:

119. This less-than-clear writing on clear glass:

120. This strange formatting:

121. This subtle end of the bike lane:

122. This waste of battery life:

123. This leaning Eiffel Tower of Pisa:

124. This hairy situation:

125. This subtle renovation:

126. This forgetful map:

127. This frightening festive decor:

128. This doesn't quite fit:

129. This establishment that should card everyone:

130. This zig-zagged parking lot:

131. This obstacle course of a bathroom:

132. This less convenient way to leave your house:

133. This notebook that needs spellcheck:

134. This appetizing icon:

135. This pencil that ironically created a problem to solve:

136. This toilet that offers no privacy:

137. This sock dripping with...ice cream:

138. This place with no name:

139. This re-evaluation of "Never Eat Soggy Waffles":

140. This utterly disgusting toilet seat design:

141. This gift, which is lost in Europe:

142. This apple brand that needs to rewatch Snow White:

143. This fresh cheese that looks moldy:

144. This shameless set of saloon doors:

145. This pizza place with pizzaz:

146. This strange donut placement:

147. This bad math:

148. This creative thinking exercise:

149. This lesser known Disney film:

150. This pokey mug:

151. This other, less suspicious carpet:

152. This contorted Dory:

153. This odd rotation:

154. This slippage site:

155. This creepy high chair:

156. This set of plates that will always look dirty:

157. This burgerfication of leggings:

158. This rug with no bugs in the rug:

159. This literal ski bum sign:

160. This misplaced tissue box design:

161. This device to maximize flow:

162. This unholy design:

163. This carpet that definitely doesn't look suspicious at all:

164. This spooky pillowcase:

165. This familiar looking chandelier:

166. These flamboyant flamingo leggings:

167. This anatomically placed door handle:

This article contains content from Syd Robinson, Phil Jahner, Sumedha Bharpilania, and Ben Armson. It was compiled by Kelly Rissman.