13 comments

  • Christoph OChristoph O, over 2 years ago

    Surprising to see such an immediate shutdown since they had just launched in January, without having a plan for what's next. Their work seems well executed, and the team passionate about building something cool. Here's to hoping their next project will flourish into something meaningful (and sustainable).

    5 points
  • Jim SilvermanJim Silverman, over 2 years ago

    strange framing, but i guess shutting it all down and starting from scratch with no clear direction is a pretty big "change"

    4 points
  • Connor NorvellConnor Norvell, over 2 years ago

    Too many designers, not enough clients = failure. I used it for a bit, and was part of the slack for a long time. But I never got a client, and by the end, the jobs that looked good to me were full within 10 minutes or less, I kid you not.

    hopefully they find a better business plan but as is, it wasn't working for me. best of luck to the team though, they all seem like great people.

    3 points
    • Preston AtteberyPreston Attebery, 2 years ago

      Interesting perspective, we're looking to remedy some of this @ designcue.io. Would love to hear more of your thoughts on how we can improve this space!

      0 points
  • Sacha GreifSacha Greif, over 2 years ago

    It's crazy how many people have failed with this exact same concept. Folyo (although it now has found a second life), Juiiicy, Scoutzie, and now Design Inc. It's just really hard to find the balance between designers and clients, especially when you focus on the top end of the market where work is by nature scarcer.

    1 point
  • Aaron SagrayAaron Sagray, over 2 years ago

    Venture backed startups are hard. Pivoting early is smart when it's clear the product/service isn't working.

    1 point
  • Trevor Young, over 2 years ago

    Seems pretty explicit that they're not shutting down - just shutting down the product they've been working on.

    0 points