The days you question WHY I became a UX designer?

By Dushyant Kanungo

ux designer

As a UX designer, you know all too well the struggles of trying to create an intuitive and seamless user experience. But let’s face it — sometimes, things just don’t go as planned.

Here are a few humorous examples of UX design gone awry.

#1 The “infinite scroll” disaster

You thought it would be a great idea to let users scroll through your app or website indefinitely. But now, they’re stuck in an endless loop of content and can’t figure out how to get back to the main menu. Oops.

#2 The “hidden menu” blunder

You wanted to be creative and hide the menu behind a hamburger icon. But now, users can’t find it and are frantically tapping on every button, trying to uncover the mystery menu.

#3 The “overly complicated” mess

You thought adding a ton of features and options would make your app or website more appealing. But now, users are overwhelmed and can’t figure out how to do the most basic tasks.

You thought it would be a good idea to include external links in your app or website. But now, users are being directed to 404 error pages and are not happy about it.

#5 The “typo” embarrassment

You thought you proofread everything before launching your app or website. But now, users are pointing out the embarrassing typos that you somehow missed.


Despite these hilarious hiccups, the importance of UX design can’t be denied. So keep on designing, and try to avoid these common pitfalls in the process!

To learn more about UX and product design from industry experts, listen to our podcast — UX Banter available on Spotify, or watch the episodes on YouTube.

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