Mistakes

A Guy Just Totally Ruined McDonald's Holiday Cups With a Simple Drawing

It's your latest reminder to consider all of the possibilities.
A Guy Just Totally Ruined McDonald's Holiday Cups With a Simple Drawing
Image credit: McD's Savannah

Whatever it is you're presenting to the world, whether it's the name of a business (or school), a new product or new design, you must first look at it from every possible angle. Then, have people you know look at it from every possible angle.

Our latest real-world example of what happens when things go wrong comes from McDonald's, which introduced this rather innocuous holiday cup a couple of weeks ago:

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Seems harmless, right? Well, nothing pure can stay that way once it hits the internet:

If you're like me, now you can't see the cup how it was originally designed.

It's a great reminder that we shouldn't be so quick to bury the child in all of us -- or well, maybe have a 14 year old on speed dial as a consultant.

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