The Experimental Design Lab, or ExLaB, is a design laboratory that explores, researches and creates design through an experimental design process focused on the materials and machines things are made from. Directed by Jas Johnston, ExLaB operates in collaboration with the Melbourne School of Design, Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning, University of Melbourne.

Wominjeka (Welcome). We acknowledge the Yaluk-ut Weelam as the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet. Yaluk-ut Weelam means ‘people of the river camp’ and is connected with the coastal land at the head of Port Phillip Bay, extending from the Werribee River to Mordialloc. The Yaluk-ut Weelam are part of the Boon Wurrung, one of the five major language groups of the greater Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to the land, their ancestors and their elders—past, present and to the future.