The pinewood derby recap

The pinewood derby recap Community / Fun

As you know we have spent many hours planning and preparing our little pinewood derby bus for the 12 South Pinewood Derby race. Saturday was race day! While we didn’t win the big race, we did show off our cool bus design. It was the only vehicle there with a built in stereo and camera […]

Your kids will love our Toys”R”Us app

Your kids will love our Toys”R”Us app Fun / Griffin Gear

I have two toddlers at home who keep stealing my iPhone. I’ve got an entire page dedicated to apps for children, it’s my own fault. I have yet to come across a great memory game. That’s why I’m so proud of our recent partnership and development of the Toys”R”Us Geoffrey’s Memory Game app. The free […]

What weighs less than 5 ounces and is made from pinewood?

What weighs less than 5 ounces and is made from pinewood? Fun / Special Events

We’re racing wood! If you have spent any time around Boy Scouts you’ll be familiar with the pinewood derby. According to Wikipedia: Cubmaster Don Murphy organized the first pinewood derby, held on May 15, 1953 in Manhattan Beach, California by Pack 280c. Murphy’s son was too young to participate in the popular Soap Box Derby […]

Rock Star: Raz iPhoneCaseMan

Rock Star: Raz iPhoneCaseMan Community / Fun

It’s always cool seeing the faces of our customers! Who are you? Raz iPhoneCaseMan Where are you from? Haifa, Israel What’s your day job? Student, information system in Technion What’s your device of choice (iPod, iPhone, BlackBerry, etc.)? iPhone 3G + iPod Touch What was your first Griffin product? Griffin nu-Form What’s your all time […]

Twitter Trivia with The Insider’s Lara Spencer

Twitter Trivia with The Insider’s Lara Spencer Fun / Prizes & Discounts

When we were in Los Angeles for the Daytime Emmy Awards we had the great pleasure of meeting Lara Spencer, the host of The INSIDER. Together we came up with a fun Twitter trivia idea! THE INSIDER premiered in 2004 as the highest-rated debut of any newsmagazine in syndication since 1996. Based on the popular […]

Our Halloween Costume Party Winners…

Our Halloween Costume Party Winners… Fun / Prizes & Discounts

On October 13th we announced a contest for you to dress up your favorite Griffin product(s) in a Halloween costume. You could do so with Photoshop or with your own materials. The entries were fantastic! The following is a screencast of us choosing our favorites. We’ll be in touch with the winners next week. 1st […]

Art & Copy

Art & Copy Fun

The other day our marketing and design departments had a fun outing to our favorite local cinema, the Belcourt Theatre, to see a screening of Doug Pray’s Art & Copy. The documentary told the story of some of the world’s most successful advertising companies and the brands they helped create. It’s about originality, creativity and […]

Happy Birthday John Cleese

Happy Birthday John Cleese Fun

Happy 70th Birthday John Cleese. Don’t forget to wish @johncleese happy birthday on Twitter today! Need we say more? We didn’t think so.

Best Halloween Costume Ever?

Best Halloween Costume Ever? Fun

At Griffin we’re encouraged to celebrate Halloween to the best of our ability. We’ve seen a pink bunny, a wicked witch and ice cream sandwich (to name a few) stroll through our doors on October 31st. This year we could try to create our most original costumes ever, but how can we compete with this? […]