Punish your miserable eyeballs with this collection of wretched patterns.

Pound 10 cans of Silly String and puke onto a Jackson Pollock canvas and you might begin to approach the wretchedness on display at Sitzmuster des Todes—aka “Seating Pattern of Death”—a European site devoted to the planet’s most skin-crawling transit seats.

The folks at SMDT explain their curation of vile patterns this way (via imperfect Google translation):

It started with a research on the Internet. …. In an image search, we discovered an incredibly ugly seating pattern. Then another and another. This aroused our attention. We were looking for more and we have found. We have so much found that for us it was clear soon: The world must learn.

The site’s founders now have an international network of spies who send them vile photos to mock on Facebook. They’ve also put up a “Hall of Death” containing the most heinous design crimes they’ve found, including seats that look like melted rainbow ice cream and awful screensavers from the first versions of Microsoft Windows. They say they “have nothing against public transport”—they just hope that one day our children will be able to use it “without having to constantly vomit.”

Here are a few of the more atrocious specimens in their collection:

Augen auf, denn das, ihr Lieben, ist die Zukunft der Sitzmuster. Heisser Scheiss direkt und investigativ von der...

Posted by Sitzmuster des Todes on Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Beim Einsteigen fragte sich Felix, ob dieser Gratis-Shot an der Full Moon Party eine gute Idee war.(Danke Michael für diesen Fototrip nach Thailand)

Posted by Sitzmuster des Todes on Friday, November 13, 2015

Halloween? Ein Kindergeburtstag unter dem Regenbogen mit Pony reiten und Schokobrunnen. Bei uns gibt's den harten...

Posted by Sitzmuster des Todes on Friday, October 30, 2015

Da ist Stoff dran, aber es macht keinen Sinn. Also ganz wie das neue Playboy-Konzept. Unser Kotz-Stöffchen des Tages aus LA. (Danke Jonas)

Posted by Sitzmuster des Todes on Thursday, October 15, 2015

It's a Match!

Posted by Sitzmuster des Todes on Thursday, July 23, 2015

Solche Sachen manchen uns fast trauriger als die Brustverkleinerung von Scarlett Johansson. Wer möchte sich auf ein Ding...

Posted by Sitzmuster des Todes on Friday, January 16, 2015

Dingdong! Wir liefern die mittwöchliche Magenentleerung. Und das ohne, dass man sich 2 Liter schlechten Rosé in den Kopf...

Posted by Sitzmuster des Todes on Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Wir sind in Berlin und keiner ist da.(Und wir danken Lena-Maria. Mit Bussi)

Posted by Sitzmuster des Todes on Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Entkorken wir den jungfräulichen Sitzmusterjahrgang 2014 mit diesem dezenten Muster aus Kuala Lumpur. Beachtet auch die...

Posted by Sitzmuster des Todes on Friday, January 10, 2014

H/t Urbanshit

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