We know what you did this #QuirkySummer…

From BBQs to beach days, this summer was jam-packed with sunshine and carefree fun. Along the way, we asked you to document your summer experiences with #QuirkySummer. Now—as our favorite season comes to end—let’s celebrate some of the snapshots that caught our eye! Week 1 winner: Kickoff to a cool summer Week 2 winner: Celebrate Read More...

Ben Takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge!

Is your newsfeed flooded with people dumping ice on their heads? What gives, right? Well, it’s all part of a campaign to raise awareness for ALS, aka Lou Gehrig’s disease. This morning, Quirky CEO Ben Kaufman accepted the #IceBucketChallenge. Not only did he donate to the cause, he also let us dump a bucket of Read More...

Quirky 2.0: Our Collaborative Platform Rebuild

Since 2009, we’ve been working hard to make invention accessible. We do that by bringing transparency, openness, and approachability to an otherwise mystifying industry. Basically, we’ve invented a new way to turn great ideas into real products—and we’re only able to accomplish this because of our invention platform. But just like the ideas we see Read More...

What’s your STORY? #QuirkySummer Photo Contest

This summer, we’re asking our community: What’s your STORY? Whether you’re spending the season livin’ easy, thrill seeking, or just plain keeping things cool—we want to see it! Each week, we’ll ask you to submit shots that speak to a particular summer theme. The photo that best represents the theme will win a trio of Read More...

Throwback Thursday: Meet Marc Zech

We’re throwing it back to May 2013 when we met one of Quirky’s most prolific inventors, the one and only Marc Zech. He’s the brains behind Bandits, Port Power, and many more. And as we learned last year, this Hamburg, Germany native is also just a pretty awesome guy. Check out the #TBT video above Read More...

We know what you did this #QuirkySummer…

From BBQs to beach days, this summer was jam-packed with sunshine and carefree fun. Along the way, we asked you to document your summer experiences with #QuirkySummer. Now—as our favorite season comes to end—let’s celebrate some of the snapshots that caught our eye! Week 1 winner: Kickoff to a cool summer Week 2 winner: Celebrate Read More...

Meet the Inventors

Last week with Andre at the Eval helm we discussed six new ideas and selected two for development.  Here is a little more on the masterminds behind the chosen ideas. Diana W has been with Quirky for about a year and a half.  She lives in the Netherlands in a small town between The Hague Read More...

Ben Takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge!

Is your newsfeed flooded with people dumping ice on their heads? What gives, right? Well, it’s all part of a campaign to raise awareness for ALS, aka Lou Gehrig’s disease. This morning, Quirky CEO Ben Kaufman accepted the #IceBucketChallenge. Not only did he donate to the cause, he also let us dump a bucket of Read More...

Meet up with Shapeways and Quirky in NYC on August 19th!

Want to wrap up your summer with a little creativity? We’ve partnered with 3D printing marketplace Shapeways to bring you a night of inventing, 3D prototyping, and networking at our headquarters in Chelsea. Join us on Tuesday, August 19th at 6:30pm ET, or watch us live on https://www.quirky.com/live. Vector will lay down some truth about product Read More...

Meet the Inventors

We had our first Eval of the quarter last week.  Seven ideas were discussed and debated.  In the end we had two new inventions chosen and one explore.  Here’s a little more info on our latest crop of Quirky inventors. Chad Buckey is no stranger to Quirky.  He is the inventor of Spray On Temporary Read More...

The Top 5 #CollegeProblems Quirky Products Will Destroy

College is right around the corner, and with it come #CollegeProblems. Quirky’s inventive products help you avoid these frustrating back-to-school fails: 1) The tangled earbuds catastrophe Get Wrapster, battle the freshmen 15. 2) The flyaway bottle cap With Levier, you won’t get nailed Read More...

Meet The Inventors

We’re glad to be back from Blackout. Prior to our week off we had crowned two new Quirky inventors at Eval. Mike Gutugianios is from Greece, but now calls Gilroy, California home. He is a general contractor and previously had been an electrician on a merchant ship. This instilled a passion for travel not only Read More...

Keep tabs on the Quirky staff with #QuirkyBlackout!

Another quarter, another Blackout! Right now the entire Quirky team is taking a well-deserved week off*. From jetsetting around the world to catching up on some serious sleep, we’re documenting our every move with #QuirkyBlackout. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram to keep up with all our wild adventures. Catch you on the flipside, Community! Read More...

Quirky 2.0: Our Collaborative Platform Rebuild

Since 2009, we’ve been working hard to make invention accessible. We do that by bringing transparency, openness, and approachability to an otherwise mystifying industry. Basically, we’ve invented a new way to turn great ideas into real products—and we’re only able to accomplish this because of our invention platform. But just like the ideas we see Read More...

Meet the Inventor

One of our favorite things at QHQ is getting to know a bit more about the inventors who came up with the ideas we’ve recently chosen at Eval. Chris Mejia grew up in the foothills of the Sierras, but has lived all over the world. He loves exploring different cultures and foods.  It was while Read More...

What’s your STORY? #QuirkySummer Photo Contest

This summer, we’re asking our community: What’s your STORY? Whether you’re spending the season livin’ easy, thrill seeking, or just plain keeping things cool—we want to see it! Each week, we’ll ask you to submit shots that speak to a particular summer theme. The photo that best represents the theme will win a trio of Read More...

Throwback Thursday: Meet Marc Zech

We’re throwing it back to May 2013 when we met one of Quirky’s most prolific inventors, the one and only Marc Zech. He’s the brains behind Bandits, Port Power, and many more. And as we learned last year, this Hamburg, Germany native is also just a pretty awesome guy. Check out the #TBT video above Read More...

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