24 Funny Photos of “Deliberately Inconvenient” Everyday Objects
What's the simplest way to make a useful object useless? Product designer Katerina Kamprani answers with these hilarious 3D models from her "The Uncomfortable" art project.
What if everyday objects were engineered differently?
You never really think about how the objects you use in your life every day are built, but when you see them designed in a way that isn’t functional it can make you feel a certain way. Athens-based architect Katerina Kamprani used her design skills to create alternate versions of everyday objects, she calls it The Uncomfortable. The goal of her project is to “deconstruct the invisible design language of simple everyday objects and tweak their fundamental properties in order to surprise you and make you laugh. But also to help you appreciate the complexity and depth of interactions with the simplest of objects around us.” Keep reading to get uncomfortable, make sure you’re prepared though because these objects are meant to annoy you. Check out what these everyday objects looked like 100 years ago.
The world’s worst … watering can
Perfect for the friend who complains that they can’t keep a plant alive. These funny family photos are hilariously awkward.
The world’s worst … wine glass
Perfect for that coworker who always goes too far at the holiday party.
The world’s worst … rain boots
Perfect for that “So it’s storming! Let’s go!” hiker. Check out these perfectly timed photos you’ll wish you took yourself.
The world’s worst … pot
Perfect for the cook who can’t.
The world’s worst … chair
Perfect for the guest who stays and stays and… This street artist is turning ordinary objects into fun and brilliant designs.
The world’s worst … door
Perfect for uninvited guests. Check out these hilarious pictures of people who look just like their pets.
The world’s worst … spoon
Perfect for the friend who wants to share your lunch.
The world’s worst … fork
Perfect for the person that takes big bites. Here are the hidden meanings behind 12 everyday objects.
The world’s worst … broom
Perfect for the spring cleaner who likes to take all day.
The world’s worst … key
Perfect for the roommate who knows no boundaries.
The world’s worst … seat
Perfect for the kid who is always getting up from the dinner table. You won’t be able to unsee these funny stock photos.
The world’s worst … stairs
Perfect for people who want to keep minimal furniture on their second floor.
The world’s worst … doorknob
Perfect for deterring burglars. These 50 funny pictures are guaranteed to crack you up.
The world’s worst…door
Perfect for people that like to not wear pants when they answer the door.
The world’s worst … chair
Perfect for people that like to sit tall and proud. See if you can guess what these antique objects were used for.
The world’s worst … shakers
Perfect for people who only want a pinch of salt or pepper.
The world’s worst … paddle
Perfect for canoers that want to sit and enjoy the view. These funny baby photos will make you laugh out loud.
The world’s worst … mug
Perfect for people with a coffee addiction.
The world’s worst … umbrella
Perfect for people who want to get an outdoor workout in even when the weather is bad. See if you can spot the faces in these everyday objects.
The world’s worst … mugs
Perfect for the married couple that likes to sip coffee in the morning together.
The world’s worst … champagne flute
Perfect for those that like to do a double toast.
The world’s worst … buttons
Perfect for people that want their button-up to feel extra secure. These photos will make you appreciate the beauty of life.
The world’s worst … teapot
Perfect for people who have very long mugs.