We still can’t quite believe it - the Solmate refillable sunscreen applicator has won a Good Design Award - even before it has been officially released!
The Good Design Awards are Australia’s peak international design awards – the highest honour for design and innovation in the country. We received a prestigious Good Design Award Winner Accolade in the Product Design category in recognition for outstanding design and innovation.
The Good Design Awards jury commented about the applicator: “Good for the planet and your skin! A sustainable staple for your everyday carry, it is beautifully designed with thorough attention to details and impact.”
Dr. Brandon Gien, CEO of Good Design Australia and Chair of the Australian Good Design Awards said: “To be recognised with an Australian Good Design Award is a significant achievement, given the incredibly high standard of projects submitted in this year’s Awards. The Good Design Award is a valuable independent endorsement of professional design quality. It tells the world this project not only represents design excellence, but it also surpasses the criteria for design innovation and design impact.”
Sustainability was always one of our main priorities when designing the Solmate applicator - not only is it designed to reduce plastic waste, it is made with ocean-bound recycled plastic. It was designed and made right here in Australia, and we did it in a way that didn’t compromise beauty and ease of use. So there were a few high fives here at Solmates HQ - we are pretty proud of this!