Bad Design Can Floor You

Design is a big deal.

It’s what makes those clothing and fabrics mavens so cherished once their creations are showcased on catwalks.

It’s what leads a chef to place that little extra spritz of chocolate sauce along the rim of your dessert plate.

And it’s inarguably what helped Apple last week dethrone Microsoft as the number one tech stock (thanks to iAnything).

But design does not just describe how something looks. It also can dictate how something (or someone) behaves. It can direct you to drive a certain way, hold a bottle differently, and flat out do something a certain way.

Sometimes, done wrong, design can make you shake your head in disappointment.

My hotel offered me such an occasion tonight: