Create a physical space for a brand without a brick-and-mortar presence.
THE PLOT: Design a profitable brand experience that embodies the Sun Bum lifestyle by encouraging guests to work less and live more.
THE CONFLICT: Few Americans are living the Sun Bum lifestyle. They are feeling overworked and burned out.
THE RESOLUTION: A branded hospitality excursion that encourages balance and restoration by helping guests achieve afterglow -- a cognitive state proven to combat burnout.
Sun Bum is a sun protection brand that sells skincare products, hair care products, and lip balms. Sun Bum believes that breaks are not a waste of time, but necessary for creating a happy life. At Sun Bum's core, they are a lifestyle brand that encourages their consumers to live a life that matters.
Many of Sun Bum's core consumers are not embracing the "work less, live more" mentality that the brand believes in. In fact, they are working more than ever. So much, that America was dubbed the "No Vacation Nation" and 90% of millennial workers reported feeling overworked and burned out.