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_



The face of NSW

Find yourself in the results of #NewSelfWales or just enjoy a journey of browsing all 12,000 images in this feed.

Digital Drop-In: Tim Ross

A collaborative research project with Tim Ross, a Comedian with a long-standing passion for architecture and design as part of our Digital Drop-In program.

80Hz: part 2. Sound and tech

The second of three posts in which we interview Julian Wessels from Sonar Sound who talks about the process of creating the audio for 80Hz Sound Lab.

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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.