Ruter Landemerke

Today we’re announcing something huge:Ruter Landemerke! The signs are designed by to highlight public transportation hubs from distance. These hubs are defined as connection points where several transportation methods can be found in the same place, such as Helsfyr, where you can find T-bane (underground), local, regional and long-distance bus connections.

The Ocean Bottle launched on Indiegogo!

We’re very proud to announce the launch of The Ocean Bottle on Indiegogo today. K8 has been working together with UK based Ocean Bottle team for about a year to develop world’s most needed reusable bottle. The Ocean Bottle empowers individuals to turn the tap off ocean plastic, by funding plastic collectors and developing long-term […]

Hey, Diderik!

We are happy to welcome Diderik S. Astrup Westby as our new intern! Even though raised in Oslo, Diderik has been busy studying, working and skiing abroad the past 10 years. His work experience encompasses Timex in Milan, WORK in Oslo, GoGoTech in Bangkok, Tinder in Vancouver and Eker Design in Fredrikstad. Diderik has a Bachelor […]

BRIGHT Move receives DOGA-merket

The BRIGHT Move, designed by K8, receives DOGA-merket 2018! K8 did the project in only six weeks to meet a short UNCHR tender deadline. BRIGHT won the tender and UNCHR placed their first order of 57 840 lamps! We look forward to continuing our partnership with BRIGHT and develop products that makes a difference. Read […]

Launch of The Ocean Bottle

Launch day for The Ocean Bottle! You can now pre-order bottles at We’re proud to be part of this exciting journey together with team Ocean Bottle: William, Nick, Michelle and Mauricio. Taral and Jess from K8 (Tango and Marius could unfortunately not make it this time) joined the launch at London Business School and were excited […]

Slush Helsinki and Steam Talk

Marius Andresen, K8 Manager, held a presentation at Steam Talk Finland at Salt in Oslo, an event to inspire students and young entrepreneurs. Another topic this day was to get to know the world’s largest startup event: Slush. K8 is really looking forward to attend this event in Helsinki December 4th and 5th! Photos by Hannu […]

Top ten art installations

We’re proud to be a part of Parkomusic, one of 10 best outdoor art installations worldwide according to The Guardian readers’ travel tips! Read more in The Guardian here.  More about the project at K8s page here.

Steam Talk Finland

Steam Talk Finland – Startup event to inspire students and young entrepreneurs! Get to know about the active start-up environment in Finland and create understanding of the interdisciplinary cooperation that is often behind successful start ups. – And get to know Slush, the world’s leading startup event. Marius Andresen, K8 Manager, will within a 15 minutes […]

A sneak peek of the Playuba PRO creative tool during the Creator Festival September 7th

  A new card based creativity tool that aims to make Norway the world’s most creative nation!   Both teachers and students around Norway will soon benefit from Playuba’s educational tool, which introduces design thinking and creative processes. In collaboration with K8 industridesign AS, architect Vibeke Kirkebø Hegg from SmartBird AS has developed Playuba PRO. […]

Promo video with MovieMask

We’re excited to see that MovieMask is proceeding with their AR product development and using K8 as partners on how it can be used professionally. MovieMask have used K8 designers and K8 office in their upcoming promo video. Stay tuned!

Say hi to Jess!

Say hi to our new intern, Jessica Thomasson, from Edinburgh! Before the day begins she can often be found in the backyard plum tree, reaching new heights, gathering plums for the office and even making jam for the staff lunch. Jess has a Masters degree in Product Design Engineering from The University of Glasgow and […]

7Sense with success in Sweden

We’re excited to see that our client, 7Sense, has partnered with Swedish Rosenqvists Irrigation to sell their irrigation sensor in Sweden. Rosenqvists is Sweden’s largest manufacturer of irrigation systems. The product is designed by K8, in partnership with 7Sense, and has been customized with a black colour to match Rosenqvists’ profile. K8 has been responsible […]

AR with Ruter

Exciting to be using AR and Moviemask in our current design project with Ruter. Seeing digital prototypes placed in a real scenario through AR is a very efficient way of confirming the design before expensive physical prototypes are to be manufactured. We look forward to use this more in projects!

Congratulations to Renee Ranvig

Congratulations to Renee Ranvig for delivering a solid master thesis and winning the prize for industrial design! The project «Salen» is innovative in the conservative field of horse saddle design, introducing new techonoly and features to solve problems. The prize is given at AHO Works Awards and is sponsored by K8. We look forward to […]

2,2 million Sunbells

SunBell by K8 and Bright Products was featured multiple times at the annual Innovation Speech 2018 Oslo City Hall, hosted by Innovation Norway. 2,2 million SunBells are currently powering the lives of 8-10 million people in refugee camps around the world.

Say hello to Tango

We are happy to welcome Tiange Wang (nickname: Tango) as an intern at K8! He has a bachelor’s degree at Shandong University of Art and Design and continued with his master’s at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design. He also has several years of experience as a designer at Pega D&E, Shanghai Office, as well […]

MovieMask AR collaboration

K8 is happy to be a part of testing and collaborating with MovieMask and their upcoming product aiming at Augmented Reality (AR). We’re testing how it can be used in professional scenarios with clients, as well as giving feedback on software and hardware. We look forward to this very exciting product to be finalized in […]