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This is a space for researching and experimenting with self-driven projects that have the potential to create positive impact. We take 'what if' questions a step further, bringing our impact ideas to life and sharing the discoveries we make along the way with you.

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Touchless: a new way to connect with museum interactives

Touchless: a new way to connect with museum interactives

Typically, when building interactive displays we have to solve many complex UX problems. In the wake of a global pandemic, there’s now a new challenge to consider — can interactive touchscreens cater to a COVID-19 conscious audience?
LATEST POSTS
Pacific payments part 2: designing for trust

Pacific payments part 2: designing for trust

Trust is not something that can be gained in a single moment, it’s something that must be built and sustained throughout the entire experience. This is part 2 of our exploration into this important issue.
Plugins for Figma

Plugins for Figma

With our design team trying out Figma, we learned that Figma supports custom plugins. The Springlabs team got curious about how much work would be involved in creating one ourselves.
Bridging ideas and reality with ProtoPie

Bridging ideas and reality with ProtoPie

Creating rich interactive prototypes has often been a struggle for designers who can't code or don't have access to a developer. We explored using ProtoPie to create highly interactive prototypes without touching a line of code.
Pacific payments part 1: background

Pacific payments part 1: background

Payments from Pacific workers living in New Zealand are a key source of income for families in many Pacific Islands. The transaction cost of these payments is amongst the highest in the world. This is part 1 of our exploration into this important issue.