Brunel University industrial design student Mark Dowson has created Surfscreen, a biodegradable sunscreen dispenser specifically designed for surfers. It consists of an armband with five gel-like capsules – made from agar, a natural seaweed extract – each of which contains a single application of suncream. Dowson created Surfscreen for his final-year project, as an example of eco-friendly design.

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