Artist Creates The Most Frustrating Versions Of Everyday Products
By the time I got to the pot, I was unreasonably angry.
Katerina Kamprani is an Athens-based architect whose design project, "The Uncomfortable," intentionally evokes feelings of extreme discomfort and frustration. Described on Kamprani's Facebook page as "a collection of deliberately inconvenient every day objects," that "has no meaningful purpose." Suffice it to say, we were intrigued.
Just seeing this stuff will make you feel uncomfortable.
This will ruin your morning coffee.www.facebook.com
This can't even water itself.www.facebook.com
Last seen in the waiting rooms in Hell.www.facebook.com
A pocket full of these might push you over the edge.www.facebook.com
Perfect for hail and hating your life.www.facebook.com
We wish you a miserable Christmas.www.facebook.com
Try to look sophisticated drinking out of this.www.facebook.com
I hope you like boiling water melting the flesh from your forearms.www.facebook.com
This is just sadistic.www.facebook.com
Dinner is served...in HELL.www.facebook.com
I'd wear this so I could throw it through a window.www.facebook.com
STOP. RUINING. MY. COFFEE.www.facebook.com
Source: The Uncomfortable on Facebook.
Part of the discomfort comes from trying to imagine using these projects. It sheds some light on the connections between motor skill and the brain. Looking at these objects feels like an error message has been delivered to the nervous system: it creates the most delicious malaise and disquiet.
Naturally you should share the frustration with your friends.