15 Hilarious Design Fails That Prove You Should Always Hire A Designer

From pencils encouraging kids to do drugs to an escalator that leads you straight into a wall, we can’t believe these epic design fails ever got made into actual products.

#1. Always remember, kids: don’t be happy — worry!


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#2. An anti-drugs slogan for a pencil… until you sharpen it, that is.


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#3. Good luck with that one, cyclists.


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#4. Always read the label, guys.


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#5. We wonder if the Swiss designer of London’s iconic Westminster Bridge was implying something about the politicians at Parliament?


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#6. Nothing makes you feel safer than a sign encouraging “No safety, smoking first.”


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#7. Patterned carpets + stairs = broken necks for everyone.


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#8. Cinderella’s nose job didn’t come out quite as expected.


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#9. We’re not sure if we’re disgusted or just plain curious about where exactly Vermont’s maple syrup comes from.


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#10. You had ONE job, designers.


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#11. What a charming safari slide! Although it looks a bit like… oh.


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#12. Lovely, happy minions… weeping blood all over the bath.


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#13. Gotcha!


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#14. We wouldn’t want to start the morning with that.


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#15. Everything’s fine until you unexpectedly meet a friend inside.


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We’re not sure how these ridiculous fails made it to production, but we’re confident there’s several out-of-work designers sobbing into their bowl of rapefruit every morning.