Seeking: Confusing/misleading signs, hard to use devices, etc

10 Feb 2010 - 7:44am
4 years ago
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Jack L. Moffett
2005

This is Broken shut down a few years ago, but it is a great repository of exactly what you are looking for:
http://www.goodexperience.com/tib/

On Feb 9, 2010, at 11:52 PM, Arthur Fink wrote:

> For a talk I'm giving, I'm seeking pictures of:
>
> * Confusing or misleading signs
>
> * Hard to use devices
>
> * Backwards food lines (first the milk, then coffee, then cups)
>
> * Challenging user interfaces
>
> It could be a tub/shower faucet where you can't easily figure out how to switch the water flow, an emergency brake in a car that is effectively hidden ... anything distinctly anti-usable.
>
> Thanks much,
>
>
> Arthur Fink
>

Jack L. Moffett
Senior Interaction Designer
inmedius
412.459.0310 x219
http://www.inmedius.com

There is no good design that is not
based on the understanding of people.

- Stefano Marzano
CEO of Philips Design

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11 Feb 2010 - 2:59am
yahvuu
2010

http://www.baddesigns.com

have fun,
peter

Arthur Fink wrote:
> For a talk I'm giving, I'm seeking pictures of:
>
> * Confusing or misleading signs
>
> * Hard to use devices
[..]

11 Feb 2010 - 12:43pm
Tim Lynch
2005

As Jack mention, This Is Broken shut down, but the associated Flickr
group continues to add photos (some of which might be appropriate for
what you're looking for):

http://www.flickr.com/groups/thisisbroken/pool/

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