Cordies Hits The Store

Cordies hits quirky’s online store! Commit now for $9.99 and earn influence! We need 400 to take this one from pre-sales to manufacturing. GO GO GO! Cordies is an on-your-desk cable management system. This product organizes your wires while helping to keep your work station tidy and uncluttered. Cordies’ playful form, sm Read More...

New and Improved Payment System

So, it’s getting to be time to ship product, which means it’s time for you guys to start earning money. We’ve updated our payment system so it’s far easier and more efficient for you all to receive your earnings. Here’s how it all works: As soon as you earn 75 dollars (you can view this from Read More...

The Split Stick Comes Off The Production Line

Hello Faithful Quirks. I have some news.  I made a video to share this news with you, however i dragged on for 4 minutes of jetlagged induced enthusiasm.  Most of you won’t listen to a 4 minute video– so here is what you need to know. I’m in Hong Kong The Split Stick is very awesome I at Read More...

LugeCubes hits quirky’s online store!

No need to wait for that wedding, bar mitzvah, or frat party, now you can quickly build and customize your own ice luge at home or in your dorm room. Quirky’s LugeCubes set comes with 3 mold designs, a drinking spout and an image only, no reading required, assembly instruction booklet. You can choose to ice luge w Read More...

Digidude Progresses Through Engineering & Manufacturing

Once a product hits threshold, we put the initial concept through a rigorous engineering & prototyping routine.  Sometimes the concept we had drumed up & rendered for y’all within the one-weekish timeframe has to change a bit to get the product to a place where we are proud to put our b Read More...

Quirky Manufacturing Decisions

When we started quirky we thought it would be fantastic if we were able to produce all of our products locally.    But just like any startup business, plans change due to circumstances. When the split-stick hit threshold a few weeks back, we immediately knew sourcing a memory-based product in the US would be a tough task.  That, above &am Read More...

Site Updates and Optimization

Hi All, Sorry for the site slowness a bit over the past few hours. We have an had an immense amount of stress on the servers due to the heightened activity (all good problems, we guess)! We are working towards making this quirky experience faster and better for you all. Also, thanks to everyone who has passed suggestions Read More...

An Interview With Jeff Scholen: The Man Behind The PowerCurl

As we always do when a product moves into manufacturing – it’s time to hear a few words from Jeff Scholen the original ideator of our cord wrap for Apple’s MagSafe Power adaptor. Below is an interview with Jeff: 1. When did you think of the idea for the PowerCurl? I bought Read More...

Our Jobs Just Got A Whole Lot Harder

Happy Saturday Morning! So- Our jobs just became a bit more difficult.  There are over 40 great product ideas currently up for evaluation and we can only choose one.   It seems almost impossible given the quality of this weeks ideas. I took a read of all the submissions when I first moved the project into evaluati Read More...

Quick Tip: Managing The Overwhelming Amount Of Submissions

As quirky begins to grow (congratulations to everyone on that by the way, we’re pretty excited here… if you couldn’t tell)…  Managing 20 pages worth of names & taglines gets very difficult very quickly. We’ve have a few tools in place to make things easier, and w Read More...

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