Welcome to the DX Lab:

The State Library of NSW'sExperimentalInnovation Lab

We build and support new ways of design thinking, experimentation and research with digital technologies.

Field of View: Point Cloud of Mitchell Library_


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80Hz: Sound Lab

Architectural sound lab created by DX Lab fellow Thomas Wing-Evans. ‘Listen’ to priceless works featured in the Paintings from the Collection exhibition.


A digital immersive experience with thousands of portraits from the Library’s collection alongside portraits uploaded via Instagram from people across NSW .

Field of View

An interactive 3D and VR experience of the Mitchell Library, merging point cloud data with the Library’s collection.

We runGrants

To support creative and innovative thinking we offer dedicated digital grants, including the DX Lab Fellowship and the Digital Learning Fellowship.