Marketing strategies make or break a business. That’s why there are entire degrees dedicated to graphic design.

Sometimes, an at-home DIY design can take a pretty cringe-worthy turn. Here are 13 facepalm-inducing design fails that sure to make you ask – what the heck were these people thinking?

While we’re at it, here are some more epic fails to tickle your fancy.

1. That’s messy

Whatever she’s having – I don’t want it.

Kind of a crappy design if you ask me from designfails

2. Grammar?

Not quite sure how one’s supposed to read this. Every combination I’ve tried makes no sense.

We’re You’re Not ‘Til Not Happy? from designfails

3. Liquids!

Orange milk is my favorite.

Yess milk from designfails

4. Just slightly off

That’s one way to get into the holiday spirit.

Something isn’t right here from ShittyDesign

5. This is so unfortunate

I guess it makes the library a little bit more exciting.

My local library uses the three last letters of authors names from ShittyDesign

6. That’s unfortunate

Well, at least they’re honest about their product.

Yes, Ew. from designfails

7. This is the future

I can’t wait until we finally splice enough of our DNA with AI to do this.

Click here on a newspaper from designfails

8. In a quarantined world

Desperate times call for desperate measures.

Feel like this should be here from designfails

9. Interesting placement

Not sure what Sanrio was trying to go for here.

The New Hello Kitty Water Cooler Is…..Interesting. from ShittyDesign

10. Thank you, Captain Obvious

Seriously, do people proofread any of this stuff?

Hmm yes, the floor here is made out of floor from designfails

11. Oh no

I guess this is a concert you’ll never forget?

Ohhhhh, you mean Capital JAzz Fest from designfails

12. What

Are you paying for the napkins?

Would you like your chips with or without chips? from CrappyDesign

13. An entirely different message

That’s pretty nasty placement for a slogan on a door.

Didn’t think about the doors being open did they? from designfails

Whenever times get rough, at least I know that I haven’t quite made a major public faux pas like the ones we see above.

This is exactly why my twitter account is private.

But hey, enough about me… what do you think about these design fails? Let us know in the comments!