Shortened service hours tomorrow

More holiday service hour announcements!  Thought we were done celebrating?  Due to 2012 being around the corner and of course all the New Years celebrations, we will be shortening service hours tomorrow (12/31) to 5pm EST.  If you miss us, leave us a message when you call or email us at questions@quirky.com. We will ge Read More...

Don’t let your gown down! Introducing…Swoop.

Ladies, are you tired of your dresses scraping the floor when you hang them? We hear you. Presenting Swoop, the all-in-one solution to keep your dresses from hanging low on your closet floors. This special hanger is designed with numerous features to keep your dresses properly hung and will eliminate the build up of dirt and dust from the bottom Read More...

On The Retractable Hairbrush

One of the winning ideas this week was a hairbrush with retractable bristles that is easy to clean. This idea was submitted in one form or another by three different users (that we know of), which means that we have to make a judgment as to who is the original inventor. We have decided that the winning idea is Vicky Laursen& Read More...

Stash Your Boots: Introducing…Cubby

These boots are made for hanging!  Stop throwing your boots on the floor with the rest of your shoes.  Cubby is a storage product with six compartments for your boots.  Place your boots up in the compartments to save on that precious floor space while keeping them in shape with our flexible plastic slip-ins for your boots.  Cubby stores up to six Read More...

Brainstorm aftermath: 3-in-1 Bike Lock, Collapsible Travel Mug, Cardboard Connectors, and Vertabin Kitchen

Happy Holidays, Quirks!  Here are the results of the most recent brainstorms (click images to enlarge): Product 218: 3-in-1 Bike Lock Product 220: Collapsible Travel Mug Product 222: Cardboard Connectors Product 223: Vertabin Kitchen

New HydraDuo CMF Round

Recently, we put the stamp on HydraDuo that said “We’re Making It!”.  Over a year has gone by since the product was designed and we have decided to revisit it.  The new design reduces the amount of plastic, increases functionality, and makes it more aesthetically pleasing.  The HydraDuo now includes two refillabl Read More...

Measure the Spread: Introducing…Scoop

Spread the word! Scoop is a measuring spoon that converts into a spreading knife. Use the spoon to scoop the perfect amount of peanut butter, sour cream, mayo, butter, or cream cheese. Scoop’s living hinges fold down flat, so you can smear your schmear evenly or drop ingredients right into a bowl. Patty Lovell wanted to measur Read More...

Last night’s Q&A, preserved for posterity.

In case you missed it last night, here’s the full video from last night’s Q&A. Enjoy!

Social Sales Make Ups

We are going to begin issuing social sales make up rewards in the next 48 hours. These rewards are to address lost referrals from flaws that existed in the system between 10/20/2010 and 7/7/2011 that caused some orders not to be attributed to valid referrals. The make up amount for each user will be $.01 per referral attributed to Read More...

A look back at the beginning of the holiday shopping season… Black Friday

Now that the holidays are upon us, and you’ve finally finished your frantic shopping (or if you haven’t, Quirky.com offers overnight shipping!) let’s take a look back at the beginning of the holiday shopping season. On Black Friday, forty-seven intrepid Quirky co Read More...

Reminder: Q&A with Ben Kaufman, tonight at 5:30pm

Ben will be hopping on Quirky’s uStream channel tonight (Wednesday) at 5:30pm EST for a live Q&A session. Now’s your chance to ask all the questions you’ve been dying to have answered… and if you know Ben, you know that everything’s fair game. If you’ve got questions you want answered, add them to the co Read More...

There’s a Brainstorm Brewin’!

Every Wed at noon ET, QDS blows a few product ideas wide open to kick off the design process. You can take part in that. Here’s how: 1. Topics will be posted on Mon before the Wed brainstorm sesh. In your wildest dreams, what would be the perfect way to make that product? What should it do, and what problems should it Read More...

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