Journal

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.
Meet...Amelia Graham: The Geometric Kid
We’re wondering if we’ve met London-based textile artist and our new artist collaborator Amelia Graham in a past life. Known for their geometric patterns and bold colours, her prints take their cues from modernist architecture, African textiles and post modern...
It's Kauai time
The Garden Isle is just as lush and jurassic as you imagine, with soaring cliffs, sapphire blue waters, waterfalls....and roosters. Lots of them! Here's how we did it...
Watsons Bay Hotel
We’re out to lunch at Watsons Bay Hotel and quite simply, it's spectacular. This harbour side venue is a favourite of ours for many, many reasons. Here are a few...