Product Sashimi

This weekend in Philly, two chefs will teach a room of software programmers and developers how to slice sashimi. Umm… random, much? Let me clarify. This weekend in Philly, two software consultants will teach a room of software programmers and developers how to “slice” their product ideas into plans using a three-course Read More...

Ben To Kids: “Just Do It”

Last week, Ben paid a special visit to Miami Country Day School while in town for a conference. Read the Miami Herald article here — the kiddie quotes are too cute!

Let’s Do This: Live Q&A

Join us on uStream for a live Q&A with Ben. Don’t be shy; ask anything! UPDATE: Great questions, everyone! View the recorded version of today’s Q&A right here.

What Is Good Design? You Decide!

Make your design voice heard by participating in the selection process for this year’s 2010 People’s Design Award, sponsored by National Design Week and the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. Chatter by: - Nominating a new design. - Perusing the submissions. - Voting for your favorite. And after your voice Read More...

Throw Some Shrimp On The Barbie – Chad’s Here

First of all I want to thank you all for having me and please keep those great product submissions coming. Since meeting Ben and the Quirky team earlier this year, I have been very intrigued with the business model and the great potential it has. My job here at Quirky is to head up our sales efforts and lead ou Read More...

Quirk Of The Week: Matthew Smith

Our newest Quirk of the Week is actually one of our oldest members! Matthew Smith joined the community last year when Quirky was just a lil quirkling. It’s something he’s used to, having been an early adopter of mp3 players (he has one that holds 32 MBs) and streaming video (he was one of the first 100 users Read More...

Live Q&A: Sept 28 @ 6 PM (EST)

Do you have burning questions for the Quirky team? Ask, and we shall answer. Join us tomorrow, September 28, at 6PM (EST) for a live Q&A session with Ben on uStream. We’ll be responding to incoming queries on chat and Twitter. Got questions before then? Post ‘em to the forum. Hope to see everyone there!

Brief #1: Let’s Make It Easier To Hang Stuff On Walls, Shall We?

Put on your thinking caps… Quirky Briefs are live! Watch the video and read the brief, then click here to submit your idea. Remember, submissions are free!

As Mushy As I Get

Its been under a year and a half since we turned on this here quirky machine, and almost exactly six years since this journey began. Many of you have heard me tell the story of seeing someone wear one of my first mophie products, and immediately realizing how lucky I was to have experienced the feeling of ‘i had a part in that Read More...

Quirky Briefs Kick Off Monday

Monday marks the launch of a new Quirky initiative: we are moving from developing one product per week to TWO products per week. Crazy, eh? We’ll be holding two concurrent ideation and evaluation phases each week: our regular free-for-all, anything goes round, and a more targeted brief-based project. Watch the video a Read More...

Wild Card Winner For Product 60

When we read Tracie Beer’s idea submission for “the halter hanger” we couldn’t contain ourselves. Finally, an elegant solution for a widespread problem! As to be expected, the idea resonated with all the gals in the room – I know I’ll commit to at least 10 – but the guys were maybe even more jazzed. Gaz got excited about Read More...

Production Report #2: Wrapster

Wrapster is moving forward with some new developments. Here’s the latest. Wrapster progress since our last post: - We selected the production material (a type of TPE). - Finalized/reengineered Wrapster design based off of the samples we received earlier this month. - Currently modifying the tooling to reflect the most Read More...

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