I’ve been trying to think of a way to group these hilarious posts from Unhappy Hipsters into a round-up, but honestly, they are just too good to water down with anything else. The writers take images from design magazines and sites and pen new captions for them. As someone who has worked on a ton of photo shoots trying to make scenes look “real”, trying to find the “humanity”, these make me laugh out loud.


It became his morning ritual. He woke, stepped to the window, and fantasized about the day he would be free of his knotty-pine cell.

(Photo: Hertha Hernaus; Dwell, July/August 2008)


Babe, look! It says here that some people live in trailers, intentionally, without a hint of irony.

(Photo: Wallpaper magazine)


There are certain sacrifices one has to make when choosing a designer environ. The ability to comfortably recline tops the list.


(Photo: Celine Clanet; Dwell, February 2010)


Rosebud’s patience wore thin. Was the door open or closed? She refused to suffer the humiliation of guessing.

(Photo: Jason Schmidt; Dwell, February 2010)


March 19, 2010| Decor, DIY Home, Grown-Up