Journal

How to: Look after outdoor fabrics
We all need a little maintenance from time to time, and while getting down and dirty with outdoor furniture is never that fun, the results speak for themselves and makes the effort worthwhile. Not only will your Bangs be a little...
Let's talk fabrics
We field a lot of questions about what our products are made from and how they perform. So we thought it was a good time to start at the beginning and talk about our outdoor fabrics, arguably one of the...
The Sails Motel, Brunswick Heads
One of our favourite motels, The Sails Motel in Brunswick Heads is a hop-skip-and-jump to one of the most magical little inlets on the northern rivers NSW. We are proud to have supplied their beautiful poolside umbrellas, which complement the motel's perfectly...
SurFebruary x Basil Bangs
1 in 2 Australians will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime This confronting statistic is the reason that together with our mates Jenna and Arron, Mike and I founded SurFebruary, a charity dedicated to improving the lives of Australian’s diagnosed...
At Home with Basil Bangs
We recently welcomed our friend Sam Riles into our home to shoot some of our favourite pieces from the new collection. Mike and I design all our pieces to be used daily, and use them we do! Placemats, cushions, tablecloths -...
Field Day x Basil Bangs
We are so chuffed to have worked with the talented duo that is Field Day, Shelley Steer and Louise Jones, on our most recent artist collaboration. Field Day is responsible for our beautiful new artist print 'Gondwana'. Learn about their practice and how it all came to be…
Recent work - Samphire Rottnest
Luxe new hotel, Samphire Rottnest, channels the best of Australian coastal living. Literally steps from the sand and water, this idyllic venue is tantalisingly close to Perth but feels a world away.
Sustainability
We see sustainability as an ever-evolving pursuit, a journey that means we are continuously looking to add environmentally conscious solutions to our processes and business practices. Here are some things we are focusing on...
Dining out...with Jono Fleming
Our stylish mate, Jono Fleming, shares his recipe for a beautiful autumn pasta and sets a pretty table.
Basil Bangs x Ken Done
Summer 2019 marks our TENTH birthday, and to celebrate we have partnered with...Mr Ken Done!
Meet the Maker: Our Italian factory
Our Beppi and Monte deck chairs are proudly hand assembled in northern Italy. Learn more...
Recent Work: Mr Percivals
The centrepiece of Howard Smith Wharves, Mr Percival's is Brisbane's newest overwater bar and features Basil Bangs custom pink and white umbrellas.
Denfair 2019
In June, Basil Bangs exhibited at Denfair for the very first time, launching our new Commercial collection, featuring our newest commercial and residential umbrellas, and gorgeous Italian-made deck chairs. We were delighted to meet so many new designers, catch up...
Meet Soleil, our Commercial Beach Umbrella
Introducing Soleil, our commercial beach umbrella.
Summer...with Basil Bangs
We captured our perfect summer day... watch it now.
Meet...Leah Bartholomew
We caught up with incredible artist and print collaborator, Leah Bartholomew!
The Daily Tote: reviews are in
We recently gave one of our Totes to a friend of ours to trial. Her verdict?...
Hey Mama...with Danielle Robson
Funny, fun, stylish and humble Danielle Robson is one of my favourite people and hands down my favourite Basil Bangs ambassador. We caught up to chat the Arts, mumming and life hacks.
Kutti Beach
Our favourite Sydney harbour beach was the scene of a little shoot featuring our new Terrazzo and Geometric beach umbrellas.
Hey Mama...with Karen Bell
Working full-time, mum to beautiful Ivy, and half of power-duo The Stylephiles, Karen Bell (aka Kaz) is one hella busy, and very stylish lady. We chat caught up to chat design and mumming over a cup of tea.
Hey Mama...with Rachel Crethar
The lovely Rachel Crethar of Rock & Co gets down and dirty with us about life and business, and of course crystals. We learn how to cleanse them and some of the best to have around the home.