We have recently had a refit of the kitchen at work, and we have acquired some nice-looking canisters for tea, coffee and sugar. This is them:
As Don Norman says in his book The Design Of Everyday Things, the designer probably won an award for them; and that's not a good thing. This is exactly what he talks about when he talks about knowledge "in the world" and not "in the head".
That's all, it's just a rant.