• 10 12/2008 Choose your resolution

    When dealing with web design, screen size and resolution is one of the most mis-understood factors we come across. Most clients – especially those upgrading from older websites will generally ask for their new website to ‘fill the whole screen’. Whilst their thinking in wanting to maximise the website to full effect and not have ‘wasted space’ around it, is understandable, what is not considered is for who’s screen we’re talking?

  • Fitclub

    05 12/2008 FitClub - Train | Achieve | Succeed

    Nestled in the heart of the Brisbane CBD, FitClub offer a new way to train. With a range of boxing-based classes, FitClub will help you to ‘Train | Achieve | Succeed’.

  • Solution Central

    05 12/2008 Solution Central now open for business!

    Having reached the finals of the 2007 McFarlane Prize, the Solution Central website has undergone a re-birthing. More of a transition than a full re-design, Solution Central has been transferred from its static-paged format to Shopify, Propeller’s preferred hosted e-commerce platform.

  • 27 11/2008 Holiday shopping spree or economic crisis?

    Shopify developers, Jaded Pixel are reporting that in the current market hurricane, eCommerce appears to be the eye of the storm…

  • 03 11/2008 Only 4.13% of the web's code is valid!

    A new study from Opera finds that the overwhelming majority of web sites don’t adequately support web standards. The good news is that compared to previous studies, more web sites are valid today than they were in previous years. The bad news is that just 4.13% of the URLs included in the studies sample size — which was over 3.5 million web pages — passed the W3C validator.

  • 17 10/2008 Next up with TXPQ Magazine - Propeller's 'right brain', Renee

    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.

  • 09 10/2008 myAnalytics - GA for your iPhone

    Propeller have been building Google Analytics into most websites for over a year now and along with the relatively simple browser-based portal, a Mac Dashboard widget is also available, allowing you instant at-a-glance reference to how your website is performing.

  • 09 10/2008 Interview with TXPQ Magazine

    Excerpt from a recent interview I did with Peter Moulding from TXPQ magazine.

    Damien Buckley is one half of Propeller Global, a one stop web & graphic design studio based in Brisbane, Australia that does advertising, brochures, business cards, copy writing, creative artwork, digital imaging, domain name registration, e-commerce, email marketing, flash animation, flyers, hosting, leaflets, logo design, packaging, point of sale, posters, print, stationery, shopify themes, web design and web hosting amongst other things

  • 07 10/2008 New Shopify Feature: Comments for Blogs

    Drop your Wordpress, dump your Typepad, ban your Blogger…because Shopify now has Comments for Blogs.

    While Shopify has always had a fantastic, simple-to-use integrated blogging tool, we’re excited to make it even more useful for those looking to replace their traditional blog.

  • The McFarlane Prize

    29 09/2008 Propeller Win the 2008 McFarlane Prize for Excellence in Australian Web Design

    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 years’ McFarlane Prize

Recent Projects

  • Into Harmony Health Services

    Into Harmony Health Services

    Into Harmony Health Services are located in Bayside, Brisbane. Melanie Young has been passionate about health and wellness for over 30 years. Following a substantial period of rehabilitation following a car accident and surviving cancer in her late twenties, Melanie has dedicated years of personal development and training to assisting other people with their health challenges.

  • Brown Brothers Engineers

    Brown Brothers Engineers

    Our final website launch of 2013 brings Brown Brothers Engineers to life. Established in New Zealand in 1908 initially specialising in electrical engineering and later diversifying into pump manufacture for domestic and commercial use, Brown Brothers Engineers today employs 140 people in 13 locations throughout Australia and New Zealand.

  • Richmond Fellowship Queensland (RFQ) Annual Report

    Richmond Fellowship Queensland are a community-owned organisation that supports people facing mental health challenges and social disadvantage. This year Propeller were delighted to have the opportunity to work on RFQ’s annual report.

  • Make Your Data Dazzling with an Infographic

    Incredible Infographic

    Looking for a better way to get your point across? An Infographic could be the answer…

    It seems almost everyone is facebooking or tweeting a cool infographic these days, their rise in popularity throughout social media and on websites has been meteoric and we’ve had a few people ask us ‘what’s these info-thingy’s?’…

  • OpenSSL (Heartbleed) Advisory for PropellerMail

    OpenSSL is an open source software suite that is used all over the world to encrypt communications over the internet. Heartbleed is the name given to a bug in that software that could allow unencrypted access to that information while it is in server memory.

  • Changes to Email Configuration

    It has come to our attention that previous (and some current) versions of hosting cPanel services have incorrectly displayed email account logins with the following format:

  • Scheduled upgrade of cPanel hosting service

    We are excited to announce that we are now in the final stages of a major cPanel hosting infrastructure upgrade.

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