Any big design project takes planning, but these hilarious fails are perfect examples of when more care was needed.
Collated by Shareably, baffled social media users from around the globe have posted a series of funny examples of spectacular flaws they came across in every day life.
The bizarre photos include a transparent toilet door, a bike path that meets with a barrier and a very elevated cash machine that even the tallest people would struggle to use.
Here, FEMAIL brings you some of the most amusing incidents of poorly designed projects that never should have been approved.
Stairway to Hell! This user, from an unknown location, shared a picture of a poster showing a man tackling a naked flame by appearing to pick up a staircase
Tall order! This user, from an unknown location, shared a picture of a man struggling to get cash out of a very elevated ATM
Road to nowhere! This user, from the UK, shared a dangerously designed cycle path which merges with a pavement – via a concrete barrier
Ana, is that you? This user, from the US, shared a picture of a very disturbing Frozen-themed Christmas decoration
Which floor was it? This user, from the US, shared a picture of some very confusing lift buttons in a hotel
Poor Nemo! This user, from Australia, shared a picture of a poorly designed snow globe which left one of the fish unable to swim in the water
Clashing colours! This user, from an unknown location, shared a picture of a T-shirt with the slogan ‘green is the new black’ – despite the fact the top is pink
Don’t trip! This user, from an unknown location, shared a photo of an optical illusion-style carpet design on a staircase which plays havoc with your eyes
On your bike! This user, from the US, shared a snap of a very uneven cycling path which would be lethal to ride on
Playtime’s over! This user, from an unknown location, shared a picture of a very risky slide location
How did this get given the green light? These traffic lights in America appear pretty useless as they’re blocked by a bridge – or simply facing the wrong way
An accident waiting to happen! This bike lane, in an undisclosed location, has been blocked by poles on the edge of the road
How loo-dicrous! This transparent toilet door, believed to be found in Britain, gives the user very little privacy
Source: Daily Mail – Articles