Nobody Notices Design: Until It Fails

Good design goes by unnoticed. One mistake and everyone thinks it’s hilarious. Bounce back from design failures and use them to promote new and better designs.

 

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http://www.boredpanda.com/poor-design-decisions-fails/
Everyone can agree that design fails are hilarious

The more painfully inconvenient the funnier…

 

Design fails even happen in the professional world…

 

Five Ways to Fail at Design-By Sohrab Vossoughi

“As much as the business world seems to admire design innovation these days, very few companies are doing it well. As the founder of a firm that helps businesses innovate, I’ve watched approvingly as design has gone from a niche topic to the covers of mainstream publications and the keynotes at business conferences. And yet, in 28 years of creative consulting, I have seen far more corporate design efforts fail than succeed.

The arguments in favor of these efforts have been solid: commercial markets are saturated with adequate offerings, consumers are more aware of alternatives and more discerning in their choices, and innovative design is an effective way to differentiate and communicate a brand. But while there are plenty of familiar examples of design-driven market success — Oxo, Apple, Umpqua Bank, Virgin Atlantic and Netflix, to name a few — they are the exceptions, not the rule.”

Design fails are hilarious and tend to be more popular than good design.

 

 

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