19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

It takes a design hero to look at everyday objects with fresh eyes and reinvent them. Or redesign common things in an even better way, like combining a door handle with a sanitizer dispenser or making “clever” stairs that tell you how many calories you’ve burnt.

We at AZtag have time and time again praised the people who make our life not only more beautiful, but also way more comfortable and we have a fresh batch of smart designer’s inventions ready for you!

To flush the toilet — just wash your hands.

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

This 3D floor is not bent — but it does prevent people from running in the hallway.

“I adapted a Rubik’s Cube for the blind!”

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

It’s a classy way to protect yourself from a messy slice of pizza.

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

These horses have tail lights.

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

Age-old conundrum solved!

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

There was a “shuffle” button on an elevator that I rode in today.

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

These ceiling fan switches differentiate the light knob from the fan knob.

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

These stairs tell you how many calories you’ve burned.

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

The Fort Lauderdale airport has rocking chairs to sit and watch the planes in.

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

The urinals at this bar are made of recycled beer kegs.

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

This cell tower disguised as a palm tree — makes it easy on the eyes for the birds and the tourists.

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

This bathroom has an iPad holder.

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

This is a Sidewalk Sanctuary for dogs that aren’t allowed in public places.

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

The door handle of this public restroom has a built-in sanitizer dispenser.

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

Soap, water, and hand dryer all in the same sink

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

This cup holder at my workplace is for when you’re carrying too much.

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

This chair has a cutout for handbags.

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

You can drop this ball made of honey into your tea.

19 Design Heroes We Want to Shake Hands With

Which one of these made you want to find the creator and shake their hand? Be sure to share your thoughts with us in the comments down below.

Preview photo credit awusuwah / reddit