Learn how to draw design inspiration by studying how discontinued products failed.

DISCONTINUED PRODUCTS

Our data research team identified hundreds of thousands of discontinued products for makers, designers, and managers to inspect and experiment in order to develop creative problem-solving products.

collection
413

dead products

reasons for discontinuation
43

inactive products

WHY IS IT USEFUL?

How you benefit

You will learn to draw design inspiration by studying how products failed, such as identifying bad designs that did not solve customers' problems or offer good user experience, or observing how products neglected to address market need, and so on.

Problem it solves

Avoiding preventable failures in product design and market research to drive innovative design process and product value, as well as learning when to discontinue unprofitable products.

Why it matters

Every year, millions of dollars are lost due to products failure.

Most times, these costly failures are the outcomes of poor market research, lack of customer validation, and weak design thinking process.