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 […]

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 […]

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 […]