We’re looking for a few good designers to join the ranks at Quirky

Do you have what it takes to join the Quirky design army? MID-LEVEL WEB DESIGNER / UI INTERFACE DESIGNER Want to work with an all-star team on a platform that is helping people around the world bring their product ideas to market? We’re a company called Quirky. What are we Quirky about? W Read More...

Introducing… SOLO

Don’t let your closet slow you down. SOLO is a collapsible hanger that makes it easy to hang and remove clothes in one swift motion. Its unique design allows you to insert into a wide array of shirts, and then grab and go with just one hand! Howard Tseng submitted the idea of a one-handed hanger, and it was developed with the hel Read More...

Congrats Brandon, Robin and Jin!

Eval 137 Inventor: Brandon Craven Selected: Solar Powered Blinds Community: 29 D:05 M:02 V:03 Staff:14 TOTAL:53 This stimulated a lot of debate. This submission had a very low DMV going into eval. Our discussion centered on expanding the scope of the submission to become more mobile; something that could be used for c Read More...

Reduced service hours for Memorial Day

In observance of Memorial Day, Quirky service hours are going to end for the day at 1:00pm EDT. We will resume normal service hours tomorrow (5/31/11).

This week’s brief: App-Enabled Hardware

You know Apple? It’s that company that redefined consumer electronics and makes incredible devices like the iPhone and iPad. The ecosystem they created is innovative and massive and we think it’s about time for Quirky to get in on the action. Quirky is looking for something groundbreaking, something revolutio Read More...

Starting tomorrow, a new kind of project.

Tomorrow morning we’re going to be launching a new kind of project. Instead of starting with Ideation, this project is going to start with Product Research. Here’s the deal. A retail partner came to us asking us to make a specific product. Since there won’t be an evaluation phase, the 50% influen Read More...

Today’s Q&A, preserved for future generations.

Here’s the recorded version of today’s Q&A featuring Ben, Gaz and me.

Taglines are back!

You asked for ‘em, you got ‘em. As of right this minute, the tagline phase has been reinstated for community participation. Your first assignments: MarcR’s Backsaver Bowls and Jin Chai’s Silicone Zip Bags As per QDS’ instructions: In this phase, we are asking you to come up with the product tagline for the Read More...

Reminder: Live Q&A with Ben @ 5pm

What: A no holds barred question and answer session with Ben When: Today, May 27, 2011 – 5pm EDT Where: Quirky’s uStream Channel

Change is in the air…

This week has been an interesting one  for me as it marks the beginning of my tenure as ‘the voice of Quirky’. In the seven months I’ve been with Quirky as a community ambassador I’ve been able to get incredible insight into both sides of the Quirky equation and I’m excited to take on this new role. Wit Read More...

Live Q&A with Ben, Tomorrow @ 5PM

Once again, Ben will be on Quirky’s uStream channel, tomorrow (Friday) at 5pm ET to answer your questions. Since this Q&A is immediately following Eval, he’ll also be announcing the winners from  rounds 137 and the Drying Rack brief. Everything is fair game, so get cracking on coming up with questions! To re Read More...

Introducing… Mocubo

Chop chop! It’s time to take food preparation to the next level. Mocubo is a bamboo cutting board with a slide-out strainer and food prep containers. You’ll be able to slice, dice and organize like a master chef, without breaking a sweat. Mocubo was dreamed up by Justin Giannone of Huntington, NY, and brought to life by m Read More...

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