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From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards


Nominated in Meme/Parody Account

About @uglydesign

Featuring “only the crème de la crème,” this anti-design account sources and reposts all bad art, furniture, clothes, accessories and designs found on the interwebs. Created out of an ugly design competition in 2013 between Swiss founders Jonas Nyffenegger and Sebastien Mathys, the resulting Instagram account with close to 220K+ followers, that is a non-stop, hilariously garish showcase. Featuring anything from sushi zip drives to a linked-sausage dog collar the site has attracted the attention of the design world including Apartment Therapy and Artsy in its ode to ugly and convention-breaking aesthetic, finding new fans in “alternative” design.

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