Renee Buckley is the right side of the brain that is Propeller Global the award-winning graphic design and marketing company based in Brisbane, Australia. You may have already read about the left half in the Damien Buckley interview.17 October 2008
Having been shortlisted for the McFarlane Prize for the second year running, Propeller packed up and headed to Sydney for Web Directions South 2008.
WDS08 was well attended and featured a stellar cast of the net’s finest with over 30 sessions hosted by international speakers such as Jina Bolton, Jeffrey Veen, August de los Reyes, Jeff Croft and Cameron Adams amongst others. WDS08 was sponsored by Microsoft, Adobe, the W3C, Xero, Gruden, 99 Designs, Sitepoint, Molten, Wacom and Opera.
Following a fascinating insight into Microsofts’ new ‘surface’ technology by August de los Reyes, conference organisers John Allsopp and Maxine Sherrin presented this yearsâ McFarlane Prize29 September 2008
After receiving an award for the Solution Central website in the 2007 McFarlane Prize, Propeller are delighted to find out that we’ve made the finals again this year with the Pro Plaster site.22 September 2008
As keen scuba divers in our spare time, we at Propeller are passionate about the conservation of our amazing marine environment and are proud to support the Australian Marine Conservation Society where we can with some occasional graphic design work.
The AMCS is currently campaigning to save our precious sharks from becoming shark fin soup as the result of an alarming new proposal by the Queensland Government to establish a dedicated shark fin fishery in the Great Barrier Reef.08 May 2008
Over 600 delegates attended WDS07 along with a raft of exhibitors and international speakers from all disciplines and areas of web design; Andy Clarke, Aaron Gustavson, and Chris Wilson to name but a few. The premier web conference in the Southern hemisphere, WDS07 is sponsored by Microsoft, Adobe, the W3C, Glass Onion and Wired Sky.28 September 2007
Named in memory of noted Australian web pioneer Nigel McFarlane, the McFarlane Prize aims to recognize and encourage excellence in web design by Australian web professionals.24 September 2007