1.This smarty pants who found an excellent additional use for a pool noodle.
2.This animal lover who had a good idea.
3.And this pet parent who created the simplest hack to keep their fur baby from chasing squirrels.
4.This smart seamster who shared a simple, but genius hack to sew in a straight line.
5.And the person who came up with this smart door latch that doubles as an accessories holder in a public restroom.
6.The person at DFW airport who added these lights to the bathroom stalls so you can tell which are available.
7.The genius traffic light designer who made this one with an hourglass to help count down the time left before the light changes.
8.And the person who came up with the idea of adding crossing lights on the ground that turn green/red — helpful for people who are basically glued to their phones!
9.The person who figured out this simple "hack" for drying a toilet brush.
10.The person who had the idea to sort this furniture hardware by step rather than type.
11.And this bird of a feather who laid it out REALLY simple.
12.This clever cook who shared a neat trick to measure honey in a baking recipe.
13.And the smarty who added this drawing on a pasta box to help gauge the quantity of pasta you need/use.
14.The restaurant owner who had the foresight to install both unscented (for before eating) and scented (for after eating) soap dispensers.
15.The person who came up with this simple life improvement — fan pull chains that have a light bulb and fan blades at the end to indicate which chain to pull.
16.And this restaurant owner who had these neat lights installed to get your server's attention silently.
17.The smarty pants who designed this ruler to have cascading millimeter marks so it's easier to read.
18.This super smart grandpa who sorted his extra sauce packets into a case.
19.This mom who painted an outlet to blend in with its surroundings.
20.Whoever designed these benches to be reversible so you can choose your view.
21.And then, the person who made this bench on rails so you can always be in the shade.
22.And, wait!! MORE benches!! The clever designer who came up with this bench/ad, which is just really cool-looking IMO.
23.The clever person that designed this store to have different surfaces to "road test" strollers.
24.The person who incorporated kick buttons on these elevators.
25.The smarty pants who designed this toilet to have a sink attached to the top — this is so you can re-use the sink water in the next flush in order to help save water.
26.The genius that designed this shirt with buttons on the inside as well to help prevent annoying boob-gap.
27.This intelligent paper bag designer who just wants to help.
28.The helpful person who designed these stairs with a groove on the side to make carrying bikes easier.
29.The person who designed this umbrella to only show the logo when it rains.
30.The mastermind who created this pan with a thermochromic indicator to show if it is hot.
31.The person who decided to incorporate a window on this toaster.
32.The smarty who designed this spatula with a little stand.
33.The canny person at this library who created "binge boxes" to loan out.
34.And the equally clever person at this library who made cake pans available to check out.
35.The absolute genius who added this small, but highly useful, feature to an oven — showing the time you started cooking.
36.The earth-conscious inventor of these cardboard hangers in a store.
37.And this eco-friendly bar owner who opted to start using pasta as straws instead of plastic.
38.These young Girl Scouts, aka geniuses, who posted up outside a local dispensary to sell cookies.
39.The person who packed this tube with a tongue depressor attached to prevent it from rolling around.
40.The genius who came up with this gate design that allows horses but not vehicles.
41.The genius designer who created this cool dining table that houses a secret spiral staircase.
42.The handy cat parent who repurposed an old TV into a lovely cat bed for their cat's birthday.
43.This landscaper who leaves a rectangle of wildflowers so bees can use them.
44.The designer of this hotel phone in Iceland that has a special button to wake you up if there are northern lights in the sky.
45.The person who designed this cool jacket with a hand-me-down label.
46.The thoughtful movie theater employee who created this helpful chart that tells people if there is an end credit scene.
47.The retail store designer who had the wisdom to make this hanger for a dressing room.
48.The clever tire-maker who incorporated a tread depth measurer built into the rubber.
49.The clever person who dreamed up this device that shows how much blood a local blood bank has.
50.Finally, the high-key genius who created this Oreo cookie holder that attaches to a glass, thus making them smarter than literally all of us.
H/T r/mildlyinteresting and r/designporn