Not all the clever design is supposed to make our lives a bit easier, and the Athens-based architect Katerina Kamprani proves it with her project ‘The Uncomfortable’.


Katerina is creating these deliberately inconvenient everyday objects that would make simple everyday tasks like drinking water a real challenge instead of designing useful tools.

The artist may hide a bit deeper meaning in here while these sure are pretty absurd. Share your ideas below in the comments section.

#1 Engagement Mugs

#2 The Uncomfortable Mug

#3 Thick Fork

#4 Hourglass Salt & Pepper Shakers

#5 Long Mug

#6 Concrete Umbrella

#7 The Uncomfortable Teapot

#8 Triple Door

#9 The Uncomfortable Fork

#10 The Uncomfortable Champagne Glasses

#11 Inflatable Doorknob

#12 Thick Knife

#13 Uncomfortable Chair

#14 Uncomfortable Chair

#15 The Uncomfortable Cutlery Set

#16 Slim Staircase

#17 Hoop Chair

#18 The Uncomfortable Wine Glass

#19 Thick Button

#20 The Uncomfortable Fork

#21 Uncomfortable Chair

#22 The Uncomfortable Rain Boots

#23 The Uncomfortable Watering Can

#24 The Uncomfortable Entrance

#25 The Uncomfortable Fork

#26 The Uncomfortable Broom

#27 The Uncomfortable Briki

#28 Inflatable Paddle

#29 Chain Fork

#30 The Uncomfortable Pot

#31 Uncomfortable Spoon

#32 The Uncomfortable Key

#33 The Uncomfortable Set

More info: The Uncomfortable (h/t: boredpanda)

All Image source: Katerina Kamprani

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