purecaffeine.com is a design, business and photography blog by Australian UX designer Nathanael (Boehm) Coyne.

I currently work at Canberra Australia-based global design thinking studio acidlabs specialising in public sector digital user experience and service design.

If you would like to hire us then you can contact me on 0431 698 580 or at nathanael@acidlabs.org or Stephen Collins on (02) 6100 3002 or at hello@acidlabs.org.

I'm into photography, geocaching, reading & learning and participating in BarCamp and TEDx events. We just moved back to Australia after two years living in Christchurch New Zealand.

If I could give you one piece of advice …

Don't stress too much about design techniques, patterns and the details (sorry Dan). Yes the details are important and sometimes you'll even get to influence meaningful details of a final product, but it's not the most valuable thing a designer can contribute. If I could give you one piece of advice … it would be that you do and learn things that broaden your understanding of the full spectrum of human characteristics, preferences, situations, worries and habits. How can you advocate for … Read the rest of this blog post

Professional recommendation

I have worked with Nathanael, and he is an asset to any organisation he is involved in. He has a keen and insightful mind; comprehensive technical knowledge; works amazingly hard; and is a great team member. I'm happy to recommend him to anyone considering him for a role

— Leonard Low

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