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  • SumoMe

Unhappy Hipsters is a website that captions photos of modern residential architecture and design that appear on Dwell. Captions are funny but manage to capture the oftentimes mundane nature of modern living; a true testament to the brilliance of the anonymous author of the site.

Unhappy Hipster

Everyone always leaves.

(Dwell, April 2009)

Unhappy Hipster

She reconsidered the eight story drop to the street.

(Photo: Hertha Humaus, Dwell, March 2004)

Unhappy Hipster

You can come out when you can properly explain the differences between Modernist architecture and postmodern ornamentation.

(Photo: Craig Cutler; Dwell, February/March 2006)

Unhappy Hipster

Still recovering from broken trust, neither wanted to be the first to try the eggs.

(Photo: Mark Mahaney; Dwell, November 2009)

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