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 […]

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. […]

AHO Works Awards to Johannes

K8 industridesign is happy to sponsor the prize for best industrial design project at the AHO Works Awards. This time, Johannes N. Hegdahl won with his incredible project «Explore and increase – Bamboo and bikes in Ghana», where he explored bamboo as a sustainable resource and how to use it in bicycle manufacturing. «Johannes has explored […]

Direction based line maps for Ruter

The first series direction based line maps for Ruter are being installed on selected locations in the metro network of Oslo. K8, as a part of the SDG-K8 team working for Ruter AS, has been working on the industrial design of these displays in close co-operation with Ruter, where the graphic design is done by […]

Welcome, Martin

We are happy to welcome Martin Wang Rønningen, our intern for this spring! Martin has a Master’s of Science in Industrial Design Engineering from NTNU and and studied design at Aalto University. He has a passion for sustainable technology and product development.

A christmas tree from K8 to Bestum elementary school

K8 is happy to sponsor this year’s christmas tree at the Bestum elementary school. Light for light: The tree is financed by sales of the Bright SunBell lamp. More than 1 million people in refugee camps worldwide use the SunBell as their main light source, and keeps the christmas lights shining at Bestum. See video of the lighting ceremony here.

Ruter!

Ruter has chosen the skills of Scandinavian Design Group with K8 as design partner, mainly for product design and development, for their design projects and challenges the coming years. We are very pleased with the new, large co-operation with SDG and we look forward to help designing for the needs of Ruter and improve the […]

Welcome, Taral

We are happy to welcome industrial designer Taral Jansen on our team! Taral has a master’s in industrial design from The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO), and is experienced with photography and video making. His recent master’s thesis «2020 Oslo Tram» won the Industrial Design award at AHO Works Awards and he has previously recieved the Young Talent […]

Hi from Senegal!

It has been a fantastic trip to Senegal, both in Dakar and Kaolack meeting great people living off-grid and on-grid! Ingun and Olivier from Bright and K8 spent a week travelling around, showing SunBell and SunTurtle lamps. And people love it! Light for the whole family! Picture: Alex Coster  

Glucoset chooses K8 as Med Tech development partner

After a great research and concept phase under the “Forny” program, Glucoset and K8 closed the deal on Friday 24th of April regarding the development of innovative solutions for Continuous Glucose Monitoring use in hospital Intensive Care Units. We look forward to the challenges ahead! Find more about Glucoset here.