spur: creates strategies that move people to action.

We're a strategy, design, and venture studio focused on positively affecting human actions—and measuring the outcome.

We work with organisations, governments, and communities to create a world that is fair, sustainable, and well.

REcent Projects

Mental Health

Co-designing a national mental wellbeing strategy

42% of accountants have considering resigning in the past 12 months due to stress. Mental health is critical to BDO, not only for employee wellbeing, but also for business success. How do you re-engineer the entire employee experience for wellbeing?

BDO Australia

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Let's make something better, together.

We've worked across six continents, on projects big and small, with corporations, non-profits, governments, and community groups.

We love tackling wicked problems that create real human and social change.

If you're interested in improving the state the of the world, we'd love to work with you.

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What We're up to right now
medical research

Working with our heart-warming friends at The Common Good on donor behaviour strategies to further fund important medical research.

Sunshine Coast

Soaking up all things travel, behaviour, and design for a brand engagement project with Sunshine Coast Council.


Releasing new research into the impact of COVID-19 on elder Australians and how the pandemic and associated restrictions  have increased feelings of social isolation and loneliness.


Recovering from hosting the UNLEASH Australia Hack for the SDGs, focusing on social isolation and loneliness. Well done to all the teams!


Welcoming the latest visionary to the spur: team: Kai, a seeing eye dog in training who'll be living with us for the next few months preparing for his important job ahead.


Joining the board of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation to help reduce harm associated with gambling.

Good Design Award

Winning a 2020 Good Design Award for our project to reduce social isolation, #OLDMATE.

DSR Podcast

Talking about designing for social impact on the the DSR Branding Podcast


Prototyping a new product for mental wellbeing by combining mindfulness and creativity.


Organising the Australian UNLEASH Hack for 2020 focusing on how to reduce loneliness and social isolation.

Tools for you to use

Check out our 2020 Retrospective →