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
Our senior designer Kevin Geers has completed the 40 week GROW design leadership program, at DogA, for a deeper understanding of design management in our projects and to improve our processes with clients.
Join our team of designers for half a year! Please note the application deadline for internships is May 1st. More about internship at K8 here.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Join our team for a semester! Do you want to be an intern at K8 for the spring of 2018? The application deadline for internship is November 1st at midnight. Read more about internship at K8 here.
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
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 […]
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 […]
K8 visited manufacturing partners in China, together with our customer, to follow up production in the early phases. Great trip!
K8 has signed a development contract with the solar power company Otovo. Great fun to work with the No. 1 business innovator in the domestic STG (Solar To Grid) market. (Illustration: Otovo)
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Join our team for a semester! Do you want to be an intern at K8 from August to December 2017? The application deadline for internship is Sunday, June 11th at midnight. Read more about internship at K8 here.
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. […]