Redesigned everyday objects will make you squirm

(Image credit: Katerina Kamprani)

Never before have we been so impressed and disturbed by a design project. The very aptly named 'The Uncomfortable' project sees a series of everyday objects redesigned that renders them functionally obsolete, to the point where some of them genuinely makes us squirm in our seat. But that's the whole idea, apparently. 

While creator Athens-based Katerina Kamprani openly admits on her website that these designs have been created to deliberately annoy (boy, did she nail that brief), there is, of course, a deeper meaning here.

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Kerrie Hughes
Freelance writer

Kerrie Hughes is a frequent contributor to Creative Bloq, and was once its editor. One of the original CB crew, Kerrie joined the team back in 2013 after moving from her role as staff writer on 3D World. Since then she's written regularly for other creative publications such as ImagineFX, Computer Arts and Digital Camera World. After a stint working for the police, Kerrie is back reviewing creative tech for creative professionals.