ergonomics Archive

Bad Design #52 – knowledge is a pain in the neck

Whether you have searched the library’s computer catalogue and identified the location of the book you are after, or if you are like me, and simply like to browse the aisles for whatever catches your eye, we

Bad Design #51 – clear as mud

  Another holiday, another hotel, another bathroom.. another bad design. Next time you are confronted with a situation where you need to think about “how do I open this door?”, or then next time you “mistakenly” push

Bad Design #49 – hook me up, or something

It’s nice how designers come up with little details that serve no purpose. I guess it keeps them busy…and employed. Sometimes it’s just about the illusion of purpose. In that case it’s a marketing ploy, well done,

Bad Design #43 – would you give these to Messi?

Sure, Messi gets his shin pads for free, and that’s probably a good thing, because he would be throwing these ones out every week! Now I’m no Messi (believe me, I’m not), therefore I need my purchased

Bad Design #39 – no home, and bad tools

No no no you think to yourself, as the homeless man comes to wash your windscreen. But have some sympathy, for he too suffers with badly designed tools. The window washer/squeegee is a great too, for what