The Products That Last approach to designing products with extended life is aimed at maintaining product integrity. This means keeping a product as close as possible to its original state over time and eliminating the perceived reasons for it becoming obsolete. 6 Strategies are identified that can be applied to prevent or prostpone a products obsolescence. Trough a brainstorm session together with a professional designer different design solutions for a more circular kiteboard were found per strategy.
The following ideas were the outcome of the brainstorm session;