What Happens When You Don’t Meet Your Sales Quota?

Just kidding, Garret actually BEAT his sales number this month (Go Garret!). He just needed a haircut.

Introducing… Apri

Here’s a fresh twist on a kitchen essential. Apri is a can opener that relieves strain on your hands, prevents sharp metal edges, and helps lift lids out of your way. It is designed to work with the weight of your body instead of forcing you to squeeze handles tight. Shaped to fit in the palm of your hand and look great standing Read More...

Production Report #1: Bandits, UnHampered, Boil Buoy, Kosoku

Welcome to the first edition of the rebooted Quirky Production Reports. While we’ve had production reports in the past we’re changing both the way that we gather information internally and how to share it with you, the Quirky Community. It’s kind of like our Batman Begins moment b Read More...

In preparation for tomorrow’s live brainstorming session.

¡Hay el venir de la tormenta! That’s right, there is a storm coming. Tomorrow at 12:00pm EDT, for the first time ever we’re going to be livestreaming QDS’ weekly brainstorming session. From 12:00 – (approx.) 12:45, the Quirky Community, will have the opportunity to particip Read More...

Introducing… Pedestal

Tired of bending over backwards to feed your dog? Pedestal is an adjustable height dog bowl stand. Need to sate your Saint Bernard? You can lock in both of the bowls up to 19 inches off the ground. Chow time for your Chihuahua? Slide the bowls back down to the bottom of the stand. Each bowl moves independently so you could even fee Read More...

Who are this week’s final five?

Prophecy has foretold that on Monday afternoon the top five voted submissions from the previous week’s Community Evaluation would reveal themselves in the form of a blog post. Congratulations to this week’s contenders: Product Round 149 Tim Hayes – Collapsible watering can Jay Kim – Retractable w Read More...

Congrats Robert Francois!

We did not make a selection for 148. In some cases we felt that the submissions were off-brand and too novelty. In other cases we were attracted to the concept, but did not feel that it had been at all proven in the real world and we did not want to pursue. The retail partner for this brief did not supply positive feedback for t Read More...

Changes: Help Us Decide What’s Next

We’ve been talking about lots of new features / initiatives for a while now at Quirky, and while there is progress being made on all fronts- we have been hearing that you (the community) are feeling as though we are slow to deliver on iterations on the platform. Quirky’s technology team is one of the smalle Read More...

This Week’s Brief: Combating Odor

It’s time to air out your ideas, inventors. With your help, we’re going to tackle bad smells. This week’s brief is all about preventing and treating bad odor. We’re going to be open to it all. Air fresheners might be your first idea, but it’s not the only answer. We’d love to make some Read More...

Introducing… Ripple

Does your sink stink? Ripple is a sink strainer with interchangeable scented rings to help keep your kitchen smelling clean and fresh. When one ring runs out, simply peel it off and replace it with a new scent. Josh Wright proposed a sink strainer that would help eliminate odors emanating from  his garbage disposal. Over 573 people c Read More...

Sales Update #1: Big Box Retailers and You!

We’ve been getting a lot of questions from inventors and community members asking what they can do to help generate retail interest in products. We love the enthusiasm and persistence coming from the community, but it’s important to abide by some guidelines to make sure that you do more good than harm Read More...

Introducing… Perk

Why choose between coffee, tea, and being free to sip on the go? Perk is a travel mug that operates as a French press, tea infuser, and electric kettle as needed. With all those features, it’s a product that works as hard as you do! Brian Wethington submitted an idea for a fast boiling kettle. While we couldn’t engineer a q Read More...

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