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100 Deliberately Damaged Product Designs

From Crumpled Luxury Cabinets to Chic Shattered Clutches

— August 19, 2013 — Art & Design
Perfection is admirable but boring, especially when compared to the excitement of deliberately damaged product designs that encompass the elements of danger and destruction.

Those homeowners looking for furnishings and decor pieces that are out of the ordinary with show-stopping qualities, will certainly be interested in the dynamic way a smashed-looking piece of furniture can truly change up the pace of a room. Purposely cracked artwork, dishes and lamps all have an eye-grabbing element that piques the curiosity of those who walk past, breaking the ice amongst guests who will want to know more about these pieces.

Reminding us that nothing in this world is truly permanent, damaged product designs demonstrate the fleeting beauty of modern design as the world of technology evolves and changes.
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Crumpled Correspondence Art
Crumpled Correspondence Art
Bengisu Bayrak Paints Discarded Notes and Quaint Old Letters
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99
Conjoined Ceramic Table Settings
Conjoined Ceramic Table Settings
Throwing Sculptures by Hugo Meert Need to Be Broken and Thrown
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98
Mangled Automobile Road Signs
Mangled Automobile Road Signs
'Life Signs' Warn Drivers with Crumpled Cars
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97
Crumpled Paper Comet Captures
Crumpled Paper Comet Captures
The Thomas Brown Meteor Series is Deceptively Weightless
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96
Scrunched-Up Constellation Maps
Scrunched-Up Constellation Maps
The Crumpled Sky Map Offers a Way to View the Stars
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95
Computer Shortcut Epoxy Ads
Computer Shortcut Epoxy Ads
The Ramasil Unigota Glue Campaign Lets You Undo
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94
Shattered Reflective Sunnies
Shattered Reflective Sunnies
The Limited-Edition HoD Mirrored Breakers will Grab Attention
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93
Crumpled US Currency Captures
Crumpled US Currency Captures
Paul Rousso Displays Amplified American Cash as Artwork
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92
Toppled Statue Sculptures
Toppled Statue Sculptures
The Banksy Fallen Art Piece Centers Around a Shattered Roman Soldier
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91
Restore-It-Yourself Art
Restore-It-Yourself Art
Break and Rebuild with the Lotte Dekker Kintsugi-Styled Repair Kit
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90
Splintered Kitchen Strainers
Splintered Kitchen Strainers
The Cracked Up Colander by Fred & Friends Will Shatter Expectations
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89
Shattered Glass Blocks
Shattered Glass Blocks
'More Like a Window than Ajar' Fuses Hard Bricks and Delicate Windows
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88
Liquified Treasure Lights
Liquified Treasure Lights
The Crisis Lamp Represents the Degeneration of Once-Valued Assets
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87
Cracked Concrete Artwork
Cracked Concrete Artwork
Alexey Menschikov Works with Broken Street Crevaces
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86
Crumpled Paper Chairs
Crumpled Paper Chairs
These Crumpled Office Chairs By o4i for Bla Station Boast an Unusual Finish
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85
Golden Imperfections
Golden Imperfections
'Ornamented Life' Makes Chips Part Of Your Crockery Is
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84
Cracked Face Chronographs
Cracked Face Chronographs
The Digital Destruction Watch Seems to Break to Make Way for the New
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83
Cracked Glass Furniture
Cracked Glass Furniture
The Fragments Table by Uto Balmora is Purposefully Fractured
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82
Sutured Cracked Furniture
Sutured Cracked Furniture
The Stitched Table is Youthful, Quirky and Hip
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81
Destroyed Architecture Art
Destroyed Architecture Art
Beyt by '2b design' is a Social Enterprise Employing the 'Unemployable'
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80
Crumpled Dictator Ads
Crumpled Dictator Ads
The Reporters Without Borders Print Campaign is Heartening
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79
Broken Platters
Broken Platters
The Crushed Tray Offers a Unique Way to Serve Guests
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78
Physically Impaled Installations
Physically Impaled Installations
The Andreea Anghel Damaged People Series Uses Protruding Elements
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77
Destroyed Cosmetics Shoots
Destroyed Cosmetics Shoots
Fabrice Fouillet Photographs Damage in this Series
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76
Fashion-Smashing Designs
Fashion-Smashing Designs
The Aurelien Juner 'Surfaces' Series Explores Mass Culture
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75
Compact Collapsible Maps
Compact Collapsible Maps
Pizzolorusso's Material Maps Let You Crumple Them Up
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74
Duct Tape Dishes
Duct Tape Dishes
TOO by Blue Dot for Target is a Hardware-Focused Plate Collection
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73
Smash-Proof PU Vessels
Smash-Proof PU Vessels
Lee Angie's Unbroken Vase Collection Recyles Traditional Design
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72
Contorted Stoneware Sculptures
Contorted Stoneware Sculptures
The Humanistic Figurines by Artist Not Vital are Eerily Disfigured
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71
Destroyed Dish Sculptures
Destroyed Dish Sculptures
Plate by Bernard Gigounon and Lucile Soufflet Represents Domestic Cycle
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70
Floor Destroying Mannequins
Floor Destroying Mannequins
Attaboys by Gregor Gaida is a Mischievous and Troublesome Series
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69
Crumpled Tissue Boxes
Crumpled Tissue Boxes
John Brauer Creates a Container that Mimicks its Contents
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68
Shabby-Chic Smartphone Sheaths
Shabby-Chic Smartphone Sheaths
The Foil Covered iPhone 5 Case by Marc by Marc Jacobs Shimmers
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67
Chaotically Cracked Sculleries
Chaotically Cracked Sculleries
Cubism in the Kitchen By Gemelli Design Studio is Brightly Abstract
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66
Damaged Doll Ads
Damaged Doll Ads
This Multiple Sclerosis Society Campaign Shows There's No Warning
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65
Inconspicuous Wine Carriers
Inconspicuous Wine Carriers
The Wine'o Bottle Bag Keeps Wine Cool on the Go
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64
Puzzling Stools
Puzzling Stools
Piece Together the Pieces of the Pallares Chair by Carlos Cordoba
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63
Topsy-Turvy Time-Tellers
Topsy-Turvy Time-Tellers
The Shattered Clock Shows That There Can Be 'Order in Chaos'
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62
Shattered Shoes
Shattered Shoes
Saatchi & Saatchi Pair With Lamisil to Promote Fungus-Free Feet
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61
Crushed Car Displays
Crushed Car Displays
Ron Arad Uses Flattened Fiat 500 Cars as Though They are Pressed Flowers
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60
Melted Porcelain Artwork (UPDATE)
Melted Porcelain Artwork (UPDATE)
These Livia Marin Pieces Aren't Your Grand Mothers Dishware
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59
Shattered Glass-Covered Footwear
Shattered Glass-Covered Footwear
The Bad Luck Mirror Wedge Will Make You the Star of the Show
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58
Precious Metal Trash Jewelry
Precious Metal Trash Jewelry
'Rubbish Jewelry' by Hollie Paxton Turns Trash into Treasure
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57
Intentionally-Shattered Mirrors
Intentionally-Shattered Mirrors
The Gunshot Mirror by Paul Loebach Was Shot by a .22 Rifle
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56
Unconventionally Unfinished Furnishings
Unconventionally Unfinished Furnishings
Lennart Van Uffelen Proves How Functionality Kills the Fun
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55
Racing Furniture
Racing Furniture
Be On the Edge of Your Seat in the Bugatti Racing Armchair
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54
Crumpled Cloud Lanterns
Crumpled Cloud Lanterns
The Ori Pendant Lamp Features a Textured Textile White Lamp Shade
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53
Used Napkin Chairs
Used Napkin Chairs
Jonas Lutz Creates Penna Chair for Dutch Company Leolux
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52
Architectural Seating Sets
Architectural Seating Sets
The Modular 'Colonna' Set Takes Inspiration from Architectural Ruins
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51
Cracked Looking Glass
Cracked Looking Glass
The Intentionally Broken Mirror by Hideo Kawamura for Rezon
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50
Broken Home Decor
Broken Home Decor
Beautifully Broken Vases Are Perfectly Imperfect
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49
Cracked Egg Lights
Cracked Egg Lights
The Less Lamp by Jordi Canudas Needs to Be Broken to Illuminate
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48
Abandoned Auto Photography
Abandoned Auto Photography
The 'From the Back Seat of My Car' Series Shows Ravaged Vehicles
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47
Intentionally Broken Cookies
Intentionally Broken Cookies
ABC Cookie Cutters Make Desserts Look Half-Eaten (UPDATE)
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46
Explosive Pressure Photography
Explosive Pressure Photography
The Fabian Oefner Shootout Series is High Impact
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45
Broken Rubbish Sculptures
Broken Rubbish Sculptures
Artist Evan Robarts Puts Together Colorful and Chaotic
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44
Purposely Broken Entranceways
Purposely Broken Entranceways
The Shattered Door by Leandro Erlich is an Illusionary Wonder
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43
Fallen Log Centerpiece by Jeff Zimmerman
Fallen Log Centerpiece by Jeff Zimmerman
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42
Cracked Face Creations
Cracked Face Creations
David Meanix Creates Photographic Sculptures
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41
Fly Away Timepieces
Fly Away Timepieces
These Modern Wall Clocks Appear to Have Butterflies Flying Out of Them
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40
Cracked Crockery
Cracked Crockery
Thist Richard Ginori ‘Broken' Dinnerware Won't Leak
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39
Eating Broken Glass
Eating Broken Glass
Mebucaine: When Swallowing Hurts
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38
Cracked Concrete Coasters
Cracked Concrete Coasters
These Accessories Protect Your Table And Absorb Liquids
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37
Tyvek Travel Totes
Tyvek Travel Totes
Get a Stylishly Disheveled Look with Faux Paper Air Lexon Bags
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36
Shattertography
Shattertography
Brock Davis Shatters Everyday Objects That Ought Not to Break
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35
Skeletal Desk Accessories
Skeletal Desk Accessories
The Skullhub USB is a Spooky Stationary Holder
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34
Crumpled Metal Tables
Crumpled Metal Tables
The Crush by Fredrikson Stallard Collection Makes for Avant-Garde Furniture
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33
Crumpled Paper Lighting
Crumpled Paper Lighting
Papela from Meirav Barzilay can be Squished and Squashed into New Shapes
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32
Fragmented Coffee Cups
Fragmented Coffee Cups
The Cracked Up Mug Appears Disjointed and Shattered
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31
Art or Tragedy? Maserati Quattroporte Covered with 1,763 lbs of Shattered Glass
Art or Tragedy? Maserati Quattroporte Covered with 1,763 lbs of Shattered Glass
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30
Shattered Gadget Photography
Shattered Gadget Photography
Khuong Nguyen Captures Smashed & Destroyed Products
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29
Eerily Icy Installations
Eerily Icy Installations
The Baptiste Debombourg Aérial Serves as a Reminder of History
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28
Egg White Lights
Egg White Lights
The Cracked Gugkaev 'Omlamp' Will Brighten up the Breakfast Table
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27
Chic Shattered Clutches
Chic Shattered Clutches
Baguera Uses 3D Pieces to Form a Geometric Print
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26
Crumpled Contemporary Lamps
Crumpled Contemporary Lamps
Patches Lighting Features a Scrunchy Shade for a Crisp and Chic Look
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25
Broken Branch Canisters
Broken Branch Canisters
Bosco Vases by Andrea Branzi are Woody Vessels for Winsome Flowers
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24
Cracked Footpath Planters
Cracked Footpath Planters
The Force Flower Pot Gives the Illusion that a Seedling Split Cement
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23
Juice-Holding Jewelry
Juice-Holding Jewelry
Wear Your Wine on Your Finger With Maria Volokhova's Coppuring
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22
Crumpled Luxury Cabinets
Crumpled Luxury Cabinets
The Diamond Sideboard Embodies Contemporary Creativity and Classic Detail
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21
Artfully Destroyed Furniture
Artfully Destroyed Furniture
Matylda Krzykowski's 'MO' Project is About Beaten Chairs
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20
Broken Glass Bijoux
Broken Glass Bijoux
The Paige Novick Spring Summer 2010 Collection Sparkles With Color
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19
Broken Bough Lighting
Broken Bough Lighting
Branch Lamp by Reclaiming Brooklyn Restores a Local Resource
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18
Gadget Destruction Art
Gadget Destruction Art
iPhone 3G Disassembly
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17
Liquefied Porcelain
Liquefied Porcelain
The Liva Marin 'Broken Things' Exhibition Teaches Love and Compassion
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16
Crumpled Carafes
Crumpled Carafes
Knight's Decanters Let You Drink Without Spilling a Drop
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15
Smashed LP Jewelry
Smashed LP Jewelry
Broken Record Bib Necklace by Meticulousbylefoss Seriously Rocks
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14
Pre-Damaged Gadget Protectors
Pre-Damaged Gadget Protectors
ArtizanWork Shattered iPhone Cases Make Your Phone Seem Destroyed
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13
Crumpled Kitchen Tables
Crumpled Kitchen Tables
The Crash Table by Judson Beaumont Adopts a Post-Collision Look
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12
Cracked Coffee Tables
Cracked Coffee Tables
The Grand Canyon Table Breaks the Conventional Mold for Moveables
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11
Spongey Stone Drink Mats
Spongey Stone Drink Mats
The Kalki'd Water Absorbent Concrete Coaster is a Natural Marvel
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10
Damaged Meth Dealer Desserts
Damaged Meth Dealer Desserts
Breaking Bad Cakes are Gruesomely Sweet Concoctions
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9
Brutish Beer Bottle Busts
Brutish Beer Bottle Busts
Andres Basurto Breaks Apart Old Booze Bottles and Turns Them into Art
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8
Crumpled Celebrity Portraits
Crumpled Celebrity Portraits
'Pop Faces' by Joshua Scott Distorts Famous Faces
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7
Smashed Vase Keychains
Smashed Vase Keychains
Use Broken Pottery Pieces to Create DIY Keepsake Key Holders
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6
Splintered Cellphones
Splintered Cellphones
The Sony Ericsson FH Mobile Phone Splits in Two for Double the Fun
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5
Zombified Teddy Bear Plushies
Zombified Teddy Bear Plushies
These Zombie Teddy Bears by Undead Teds are Terrifying
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4
Spooky Salvaged Dolls
Spooky Salvaged Dolls
This Repurposed Doll by L.Cerrito will Haunt your Halloween
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3
Cracked Glassitecture
Cracked Glassitecture
The South Korea Gimpo Art Hall by Gansam Partners
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2
Wrecked Exotics
Wrecked Exotics
Database of Smashed up Supercars
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1
Superhero-Inspired Night Lights
Superhero-Inspired Night Lights
These Marvel Avengers Night Lights Literally Punch Through Walls
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