HELPING REDUCE RISK OF SKIN CANCER & SUN DAMAGE
Sunscreenr is the first product from Voxelight, a startup company focused on developing products that utilize the hidden properties of light. Trig helped turn Sunscreenr into a reality with the IDEA Award winning design of a simple & rugged specialty viewer that allows you to see protection from UV rays.
When you look through Suncreenr, protected skin appears dark and unprotected skin appears light. It helps everyone to properly apply sunscreen, and to see exactly where sunscreen has worn thin from sweat, swimming, or even just playing with the kids.
Sunscreenr is the only product on the planet able to help answer such sun safety questions as: “Have I covered my back?” or “Have I fully protected my toddler?”
Sunscreenr allows you to see protection from skin cancer.
However, having to pull out a clunky and fragile camera at the beach to check your squirmy kids’ coverage before they run off would be a non-starter. With no other product like this on the market, our client provided us with open whitespace to design. But what aesthetic would be right for Sunscreenr?
We approached the challenge in stages, first by visualizing the user scenario and then dealing with the critical features and internal component size constraints. This had to be a device that was small and lightweight enough to carry with a bottle of sunscreen, yet not so tiny as to be subsumed into the vastness of a sandy beach bag.
Client feedback at each stage became guideposts as we navigated through the whitespace.
The design evolved into its final form.
Rounds of prototyping to test size, use, and carrying method when hands are greasy from sunscreen.
CAD development around internal parts and design for manufacture to ensure waterproof compliance.
Rubberized outer made resistant to sunscreen ingredients that are known to degrade plastics.