Journal

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...
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...
Materials Matter
Buy Once, Buy Better. Our environmental policy is to make well designed, high quality products that you love, and love you back.
Bangs on Tour: Aloha Hawaii
We were recently in Hawaii to capture images of the new summer range, attend a school reunion and squeeze in some family time. Here's how we do Oahu!
Meet...Louise Jones
We recently sat down for a cuppa with our newest collaborator and Pattern Warrior to talk all things 'Botanica'. Needless to say, we are BIG fans...
Meet...Lucas Grogan
The ever amazing Lucas Grogan has turned his attention to the outdoors with a beautiful artwork for Basil Bangs, ‘Dome’. Referencing cathedrals, mosaics, mandalas, Greek holidays and and the colours of the ocean, this epic blue and white artwork is...
Meet...Gray Malin
We’ve long been fans of aerial photographer Gray Malin and his amazing work, so it was a beautiful thing to find the feeling was mutual! Fast forward a few months and here we are, with our recently launched summer collection...
Kelsey Brookes x Basil Bangs
We’re excited to be continuing our artist collaborations for summer 2014, working with amazing San Diego based artist Kelsey Brookes to design a range of products based on artwork from his recent exhibition, Better Living Through Chemistry. Shown at Judith...
Basil Bangs is Pretty Shady
No, we’re not hungover, but we are certainly shady. We make umbrellas after all! We make them for a couple of reasons, one of which is because we want to stay outside for longer without frying to a crisp, and...