Community Liaison Update #2

Here’s a list of all the links mentioned in the video update. Town Meeting Minutes Forum Thread Town Meeting Ustream Tape and Slideshare Blog post and video: Meet Andrew and learn about the Invention Ambassadors Help us compile a Code of Conduct Help Quirky: (1) Contact Sundance Channel (2) Vote on BusinessWeek (3 Read More...

An Update about Trivets

There has been a lot of passionate debate about the design of product 175, the innovative trivets. Much of the controversy surrounds Louis Lara’s original design and the new direction that QDS has taken. Because of the overwhelming support, we’re re-exploring the possibilities of the original submission. New sketches Read More...

Introducing… Ray

Never go powerless again! Ray is a solar powered charger for electronic gadgets. The powerful suction cup and a tilting kickstand support multiple positions to capture the maximum amount of sunlight. Now you’ll be able to charge up wherever you go. Brandon Craven wanted to create a solar charger that could attach to windows. Over Read More...

Introducing… Mercado

Scientist and San Francisco foodie, Darya Pino, loves buying fresh produce at her local farmer’s market. What she doesn’t love is getting home and discovering that half of her goods are damaged. We teamed up with Darya and her blog, Summer Tomato, to build a better farmer’s market bag. Now you can shop without drop Read More...

Today’s Q3 Town Meeting, preserved for posterity.

In case you weren’t able to check out the Town Meeting while it was happening, don’t fret, we recorded it for you! Enjoy!

Who are this week’s top 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. If not listed, submissions in these rounds may still be chosen as Wildcard selections. Congratulations to this week’s contenders: Produc Read More...

An important update on Product 79: Prototypical

Now that we’ve closed the concept phase for the auto-stirring microwave bowl we would like to update you on our prototyping progress. Thanks for all the ideas that were submitted! After testing several concepts utilizing the spinning of the turntable as well as the heat generated by the microwave, we Read More...

Eval Recap 182/183: Congrats Marylene, Chaim, and Michael!

Eval recaps sum up the research and discussion that go into selecting winning submissions at Quirky. The info in recaps focuses on general landscape, opportunities and concerns, with a strong bias for Quirky’s business interests. We will not tell people what to do with their ideas if we do not choose Read More...

In preparation for Wednesday’s live brainstorm

Hey Quirks, we’re discussing three topics in Wednesday’s live brainstorm. From 12:00 – (approx.) 1:15, the Quirky Community, will have the opportunity to participate in this week’s brainstorm through our Quirky Design Staff + Quirky Community Brainstorm Livestream channel on Ustream. This we Read More...

This week’s brief: Rachael Ray Show Cleaning Solutions

Ready to invent a new household cleaning product? Thanks for joining us. Here at Quirky we are making invention accessible to all. Each week, we develop two new brand products with the help of our online community and our team of expert designers. This week, we have teamed up with our friends at The R Read More...

An Important Update on Product 178: Calling All Bakers!

The Concept Phase for Ryan Campagna’s adjustable baking tray has launched and we are pumped to see what types of concepts get submitted. This product is all about user experience and workflow, so don’t hesitate to get into the kitchen and allow your observations to dictate your concept directions. W Read More...

Reminder: Q3 Town Meeting this Monday

In case any of you forgot, or thought, for some reason, that we weren’t going to stick to our originally scheduled programming… we are! What: Q3 Town Meeting When: Monday, September 26, 2011 – 7pm ET Where: Quirky’s Ustream Channel After the Town Meeting there’ll be a Q&A with Ben, Gaz and whoev Read More...

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