Neil (nt) wrote,

Bad design

Interesting article about poorly designed products, with a link to I recently replaced an old but still working top-loading VCR because I couldn't put my new DVD player on top of it. When I first take a rental car to a gas station, I am confronted by the question of which side has the gas cap? One of my favorite examples of bad design is those little metal teapots you see in cafeterias everywhere. If there is a way to pour tea out of them without spilling any, I've not been able to find it.

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