Photo Series: STORY and Reinvent the Art of Retail

If you haven’t heard of the concept shop STORY, prepare for your mind to be thoroughly blown. Forgoing a traditional retail model, STORY combines the flexibility of media with the interactivity of a store, reinventing itself with an entirely new theme and inventory every 4-8 weeks. Their latest retail experience is titled “Art”, a collaboration with […]

Behind the Scenes: Pixit Customizable Stamp

The process of designing Pixit has been as beautiful as it is challenging. While product development at Quirky moves at a feverish pace, we were lucky enough to follow design intern Omer Ackerman as he brought Megan Jantscher‘s customizable stamp to life. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at this incredible product, and the work that went […]

New Yorkian Fall: NYC Through a Designer’s Eyes

A job at QHQ exposes you to some pretty incredible things, so much so that it’s easy to forget all the wonders occuring outside our office walls. Regardless, whether you’re a life-long New Yorker, or a new hire breaking in your first apartment, it’s hard to work at Quirky without being indelibly marked by the […]

Photo Series: Quirky Hangs Out With The Design Gurus at MODULE R

While this weekend brought frigid temperatures and layers of snow to much of the Northeast, spirits remained high in Brooklyn, where a team of Quirky staffers joined our friends at MODULE R for a very special event this Saturday afternoon. Nestled comfortably between Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill, MODULE R is a design store that specializes […]

Rise Up! Quirky Seeks Justice for Inventor Bill Ward

As a haven for transparent online collaboration, Quirky must strive to protect the interests of its inventors and influencers. While this customarily takes the form of patents and long-winded legal proceedings, there are select instances where you have to pick up a sign, slap on a mask, and get a little angry. That’s exactly what […]

Photo Series: Santa’s QuirkShop

Next to International Bacon Day, Christmas might be the year’s most enchanting holiday, and we don’t like to let something magical pass without getting Quirky involved. That’s why this year, we decided to get out and spread a little Quirky cheer with Santa’s QuirkShop, a pop-up exhibition set in the middle of SoHo, one of […]

Photo Series: Apple Accessory Eval and Design-a-thon

The Apple accessory design-a-thon has kicked into full gear at QHQ, and teams will be working throughout the night to crank out a set of finished products. We’ll be updating this photo series as the workshop progresses, so be sure to check back for newer images. Ben Kaufman lead a rapid-fire evaluation of 53 Apple […]

Photo Series: Potluck Day at QHQ

Once every few weeks, on an otherwise innocuous Monday, the Quirky staff take a break from the daily grind to indulge in a most delicious bonding exercise: the company-wide QHQ potluck. Participation may be voluntary, but passion is mandatory: votes are tallied for everyone’s favorite dish, with the top-voted cook receiving a $100 gift card […]

Photo Series: A Visit from Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

Yesterday, QHQ played host to a group of students from Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, who were participating in the school’s Summer Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute. Throughout the course of the visit, the students talked business with CEO Ben Kaufman, Head of Product Gaz Brown, and others, as they learned the ins and outs of bringing a […]

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