Get weird before you get real

David Cole is our head of retail store design and experience. He’s in charge of bringing the Quirky brand to physical life, from events to in-store displays. It’s a tough job with unique challenges and it requires an immense amount of creativity to stay a step ahead of the competition. Recently, David and his team […]

Invention on the Street: Coney Island

For the second installment of Invention on the Street, we sent Anna to New York’s Coney Island. She hit the boardwalk and combed the beach to see what unsuspecting sunbathers had to say about invention. From gerbil castles to pint-sized chainsaws, these sun-chasing strangers were just full of surprises… Stay tuned for more Invention on […]

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 […]

Introducing our partnership with STORY: COOL STORY

Looking for a place to chill this summer? You’re in luck! Inspired by Aros, we’ve teamed up with GE and STORY to bring you a very, very cool experience in NYC. So cool in fact, we’re calling it COOL STORY. From a cold brew bar to ice cream socials and invention stations, COOL STORY is […]

Introducing the School of Invention

Class is officially in session! Introducing Quirky’s School of Invention. This new initiative encourages kids of all ages to become the great inventors of tomorrow—because when it comes to inventing, age ain’t nothing but a number. Even though school’s out for summer, we never stop inspiring. Just ask Jackson (featured in the video above), the […]

Recap: Quirky+Harman Eval

The Quirky+Harman Eval was a hit! We teamed up with Harman to find the headphones of tomorrow and in just a couple weeks, we received nearly 1000 idea submissions for our first Invention Challenge. Last night, we evaluated the best of those ideas in front of a packed house. But this wasn’t any ol’ Eval—we had a ’rockin live […]

Tonight: Tune in to choose the Headphones of Tomorrow!

Tonight is the night! After receiving an incredible amount of idea submissions for Quirky+Harman’s first Invention Challenge, it’s time to evaluate the best of the best. Tune in to Quirky.com/live tonight at 7pm ET to choose the The Headphones of Tomorrow. We’ll have a live band in the house, headphone experts on the panel, and lots […]

Get weird before you get real

David Cole is our head of retail store design and experience. He’s in charge of bringing the Quirky brand to physical life, from events to in-store displays. It’s a tough job with unique challenges and it requires an immense amount of creativity to stay a step ahead of the competition. Recently, David and his team […]

This Week’s Eval Cancelled…

This week, our Product Evaluation is cancelled. Why would we do such a thing, you ask? Well, we’re making a few updates to the broadcast system and increasing the room size. When it’s all said and done, this will improve the overall audience experience. We’ll return to our regularly scheduled programming on Thursday, October 23rd […]

Field trip: Maker Faire

Last weekend, we ventured to the annual Maker Faire in NYC. For those of you that don’t know, it’s an expo that brings together makers of all kinds—from scientists to artists—to share what they’ve made and how they’re impacting the community. Along the way, we met some fascinating makers who’ve come up with some truly awe-inspiring […]

Invention on the Street: Coney Island

For the second installment of Invention on the Street, we sent Anna to New York’s Coney Island. She hit the boardwalk and combed the beach to see what unsuspecting sunbathers had to say about invention. From gerbil castles to pint-sized chainsaws, these sun-chasing strangers were just full of surprises… Stay tuned for more Invention on […]

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 […]

Quirky’s NYC takeover!

While New Yorkers are suffering through this sweltering summer, we’re keeping things nice and cool with our latest ad campaign. In case you haven’t noticed, Ben’s cell phone number is plastered on hundreds of city phone booths, Aros is starring in billboards on practically every corner, and some pretty weird stickers are showing up in […]

Introducing our partnership with STORY: COOL STORY

Looking for a place to chill this summer? You’re in luck! Inspired by Aros, we’ve teamed up with GE and STORY to bring you a very, very cool experience in NYC. So cool in fact, we’re calling it COOL STORY. From a cold brew bar to ice cream socials and invention stations, COOL STORY is […]

Brainstorm Under Construction…

For the next few weeks, our Wednesday broadcast is being revamped. We’ve recently been experimenting with different segments and formats to see what may or may not be the best material for a broadcast. We want to take a look at what we’ve learned and come back with the best solution. In the meantime, we […]

Introducing the School of Invention

Class is officially in session! Introducing Quirky’s School of Invention. This new initiative encourages kids of all ages to become the great inventors of tomorrow—because when it comes to inventing, age ain’t nothing but a number. Even though school’s out for summer, we never stop inspiring. Just ask Jackson (featured in the video above), the […]

Meet the Inventors

Last Thursday we had our Smart Toy Invention Challenge Eval with Radio Shack. We’d like to introduce you to the four inventors who were crowned that evening. Paulette Blankenship hails from Eastman, GA. She still resides in her native town where she works as a relator and assistant manager of a finance company. Growing up […]

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