Iconic design

K8 is very proud to see the SunBell solar lamp presented as one of nine iconic lamps in Aftenposten, Bolig, 21st of April. Smart, meaningful and iconic. The value of design. Sunbell photos by K8 designer, Taral. You can purchase one here: Bright-products.com

Say hi to Javier, our parkouring intern from Mexico!

Javier has bachelor’s degree in industrial design from The National Autonomous University of Mexico. He has good skills with physical prototyping, ideation process and 3D modeling. Not only does he like to do parkour, he has also designed and built a parkour park in his home town! His plan forward is to apply for masters […]

Funding for innovative prosthetics

K8 is proud to be a development partner of Hy5! They have received grants from DIP, Design-driven Innovation Program. There were 113 applications for the program, and only 14 per cent were awarded grants. Hy5 develop innovative prosthetics, which can be adapted to the specific user. The project focus will be the protection glove, an important part […]

DIP project with Skannex

Congratulations! Skannex have been honored grants from DIP, Design-driven Innovation Program. DIP is an important support for involving design in the idea phase of an innovation project. Skannex have chosen K8 as collaborators in this important process. Skannex have developed sophisticated software for image analysis of biochemical information, used to detect infections like HIV and diseases […]

ParkoMusic art installation

Play music from a parking meter! K8 has contributed in the art installation «Shall we dance?» in Kongens Gate, downtown Oslo. Next to the 40 meter asphalt painting, there is a parking meter that has been transformed by K8. It was worn down, but now it’s filled with colour and music. Bypassers can connect with […]

Oslo Skaperfestival 2017

Check out Oslo Skaperfestival 2017 this Friday and Saturday! Amongst other enthusiastic speakers, Marius from K8 will talk about the story behind the SunBell lamp (Friday @ 11:00 AM). We want to inspire young creators and innovators to make a difference. See you there! Check out this teaser video

Say hello to Kristián

Kristián Kierulf is our enthusiastic new intern! He has a bachelor’s degree in product design from HiOA (Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences), and experience with the team at Equator Aircraft the past two years. He is a versatile designer with especially good skills with creating concepts and physical prototyping. We look forward to work […]

7Sense Irrigation Sensor hits the market

Irrigation Sensor from 7Sense makes the summer easier for farmers. The device mounts easily to the regular irrigation equipment and reports its position, movement and any eventual leaks; thus giving the farmer a full overview of the irrigation situation – even with old irrigation equipment.   The device is one of the first in the […]

Part of Grow design management course

K8, represented by our designer Kevin, is happy to participate in the cross disciplinary Grow design management course at DOGA the coming ten months. We look forward to improve our leadership and management skills in design processes, internally and towards clients.

AHO Works Award winner

Congratulations to Yuanrui Li for winning the prize for industrial design, sponsored by K8, at the AHO WORKS Awards! Yuanrui delivered a solid design process and a realistic result, working with an important and relevant design area: MedTech. The product, emBreath, is an interactive breathing exercise device for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Read […]

Honorable mention in bicycle hotel competition

We’re very happy to receive an honorable mention in the bicycle hotel competition «Sykkelhotellene Kommer», arranged by FutureBuilt together with Oslo kommune and Bærum kommune. Our contribution was amongst 7 chosen projects to win, out of 31 submitted projects from 5 countries! «K8 Industridesign & Arkitektur»! You can download our contribution here, or read more about the […]

Our customer in the media

Our customer 7Sense is featured in the current issue of the «Bedre gardsdrift» farming magazine with their new water reel tracking system, «Irrigation Sensor». The housing is designed by K8 and the product will soon hit the market. You can buy and read the magazine here.   «Irrigation Sensor» is used to simplify the life of the farmer. […]