by Kevin Mark Rabida . October 13th, 2016
Last year, we’ve featured several of the crappiest designs around the web. From poster layouts, font choices, and web designs, a lot of these are just a pain to scroll through. A lot of these people, who may or may not be professional designers, seemed to have forgotten the purpose of design.
Incorporating form and function into a single concept is the hallmark of a good design. You use design to communicate an idea effectively. These designs terribly missed that point.
But honestly, it feels so good to check some of these designs. Call it schadenfreude or what. Browsing the subreddit /r/CrappyDesign is one of my favorite past times and stress relievers. Even the subreddit design gives an homage to the crappy design of the past, with clip art and Papyrus and text marquees.
Here is part 2 of the set of crappy designs all around the web. Click the photo to check the source.
Please select your phone number in this drop down list.
If only we have a way to illustrate days and months.
How about some irony, Alanis?
This is why you should review your layouts, people.
When you’re thirsty, cool up!
When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
Make sure you skid boots with don’t know what will be like on of the road.
Don’t dead. Open inside.
How about footwear that actually need shoelaces?
It should have been “…ok?”
That’s not very hopeful.
They have not thought this through.
This flowchart isn’t sustainable.
Ever wonder why there’s a long line behind you?
It say’s “Engineer”.
We’re you’re not ’til not happy.
But they are both right hands!
Something we all could get behind.
Comes with elongated arm therapy.
How the latest Instagram icon was made.
Which of these designs pleased you the most? Tell us in the comments below!
Kevin is a reader first, a writer second, and a gamer somewhere in between. When not rooting for Tyrion Lannister for the Iron Throne, he's probably writing some morbid short story. He enjoys some surreal art, clever advertising campaigns, and a warm cup of coffee while reading Murakami.
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