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FEATURED VIDEO | OUR NEWEST COLLECTION
The Organically 'Spring-Fed' Collection

We have been hard at work dreaming up new designs for the new season but for our Spring collection this year- we're going to do things a little bit differently.

In this video, Tai talks about the inspiration behind the collection but also how we plan to debut the new styles.

Not so much a spring collection as it a 'spring-fed' collection! 🌱

FEATURED VIDEO | UNDERSTANDING THE BANDHINI COLLECTION

In this video Tai, the founder of Bandhini, shares with you the considerations when designing for our Bandhini Collection. The inspiration for our collection centres around 2 themes, nature and culture.

Our designs are all handmade unique pieces that tell a story. When designing our collection we had you in mind and use 4 key elements to ensure our pieces work together.

These are; Fabric, Colour, Technique, and Shape.Watch to learn about the process and all the small details we consider that allow all our designs to look good together! ✨

STYLING WITH TAI

Tips, tricks, and styling advice from Tai, the founder of Bandhini

STYLING WITH TAI | WHITE & BRIGHT
EPISODE 12

In this video, Tai, the founder of Bandhini Australia, gives us an overview of styling with white for a fresh summer sofa look. Using white with a bit of texture will help keep your styling from looking flat by giving it some depth of field. White is also the perfect base cushion for embellishments when you want to bring in some really interesting embellished cushions like our shell ring and grass embellished or tassel cushions!

STYLING WITH TAI | PIGGABEEN PROPERTY
EPISODE 11

In this video, Tai, the founder of Bandhini Australia, Takes us through her process styling the Piggabeen Property which is newly listed in the valley!
It is a beautiful open house with incredible views that needed some minor styling tweaks. Tai created a rustic industrial look, bringing the house up to date and giving it loads of personality!If you’re after help styling your home contact us to organise your very own Design Consultation: www.bandhinidesign.com/pages/storyboards 

STYLING WITH TAI | LAYERING YOUR LOUNGE EPISODE 10

In this video, Tai, the founder of Bandhini Australia, gives us 3 tips to create a lovely layered look for your lounge. Bring new life to your sofa and loungeroom by mixing fabrics, shades, and sizes for a more interesting and designer look!

STYLING WITH TAI | EPISODE 9 | DEFINING YOUR STYLE

Follow Tai, the founder of Bandhini, as she talks about defining your or your client's style. Filmed in a gorgeous sea-side apartment styled by Tai, she talks about how she has defined a unique style for the clients who own this apartment. They wanted a coastal style to make it appealing as a short term rental but also had to have a nod to their preferred countryside style.

STYLING WITH TAI | EPISODE 8 | STORYBOARDS

Follow Tai, the founder of Bandhini, through this gorgeous penthouse apartment in Runaway Bay, Queensland. We show you our process for styling a full apartment using storyboards. Storyboards are a great tool for creating a cohesive look and feel through out an entire home. Our storyboarding service is a free service that we offer to interior designers, decorators and stylist, as well as retail clients. The service provides you with our expertise in choosing soft furnishing for your project. In a beautiful visual presentation we layout selections from our wide range of unique cushions, bedding and artworks.

STYLING WITH TAI | EPISODE 7 | YACHT STYLING

In this episode Tai walks us through the gorgeous Alexander 88 Skylounge yacht from Alexander Marine Australia. Bandhini Boats brings together some quick and easy interior design tips for styling in confined spaces - including texture, fabric type, and colour choices we used in our design for these yacht cabins and living spaces. Follow Tai, the founder of Bandhini Design House, as she talks tips and tricks for styling on the sea!

STYLING WITH TAI | EPISODE 6 | PROPERTY STYLING

Follow Tai, the founder of Bandhini Design House, as she teaches us the importance of property styling when selling a home. In this episode Tai takes us through the Byron Bay home of Olivia Newton john while explaining benefits of styling in real estate.

STYLING WITH TAI | EPISODE 5 | FORMAL BED... WITH A TWIST!

How to style the perfect Formal bed but with a Twist! Follow Tai, the founder of Bandhini Design House, as she teaches us how to utilise neutral tones and eclectic textures to make this incredibly inviting bedroom look.

STYLING WITH TAI | EPISODE 4 | BOHO BED

How to style the perfectly messy and oh so comfy Boho style bed. Follow Tai, the founder of Bandhini Design House, as she teaches us how to utilise neutral tones and eclectic textures to make this incredibly inviting boho bedroom look.

STYLING WITH TAI | EPISODE 3 | STYLING A SOFA

Tai, founder of Bandhini Design House shows how to style a couch. In this episode Tai talks about styling with different textures, featuring some leather and hand woven cushions from our Naturalist Collection.

STYLING WITH TAI | EPISODE 2 | COLOUR

A new video series where Tai, founder of Bandhini Design House shows how to style a couch. In this episode Tai talks about styling with colour and prints, while featuring our new Bahamas collection for Spring Summer.

STYLING WITH TAI | EPISODE 1 | ALTERNATE SOFA STYLES

Tai, founder of Bandhini Design House shows how to style a couch. In this episode, Tai talks about styling with different shapes and sizes. Styling with lumbers, long lumbers and euros to try something different rather than the traditional 3 cushion line up.

TALKING WITH TAI

Tips, tricks, and styling advice from Tai, the founder of Bandhini

TALKING WITH TAI | Pam Harries

In this video Tai chats with her lovely neighbour and friend, Pam Harries—a registered nurse and medical herbalist! The two discuss Tai’s health journey last year while styling Pam’s gorgeous home for her sons wedding.

TALKING WITH TAI | Banita Leong

In this video, Tai chats with long-time friend and Bandhini's lovely tassel maker, Banita Leong! Friends for many many years, Banita began making her unique tassel earrings into larger tassels for Bandhini cushions- they have been a hit with our lovely audience ever since!

COCKTAILS WITH CREATIVES | Lesa Lamberts 

Tai chats with Lesa Lambert of Moss and Twine Design. Lesa is the stylist behind our recent photoshoot for our 2020 Urban Boho Collection. She styled a range of boho looks from master bedroom to outdoor day bed.

TALKING WITH TAI | Rosemary Devlin

Bandhini's 2014 Collection is shot in Rosemary Devlin and John Smith's house designed by Famed architect Harry Seidler. In this Interview Tai talks about Bandhini's latest shoot and relationship with Rosemary from Villa Interiors.

TALKING WITH TAI | Grant Whyte 

Tai chats with fellow Kiwi and stylist Grant Whyte in his Sydney apartment. Grant styled for Bandhini's collection and graciously let us shoot our range in his gorgeous apartment.

TALKING WITH TAI | The Designer Boys 

Tai from BHD and the Boys from Designer Boys Art Collections talk about decorating, cushions and much more!

TALKING WITH TAI | Tai's Tribe at Ambience

Tai talks to Margaret & Dan, from Ambience Store in Brisbane, who is also part of Tai's Tribe because they happened to be second cousins!

TALKING WITH TAI | Helene Johnston

Iconic interior designer Helene, from Into Boats, and Tai talk about some of the wonderful projects Helen has completed all over the world throughout her career.

DESIGNING AND CREATING

At Bandhini, we have a unique process. See what inspires us, how we make our products, and services we provide.

Collection | Bandhini Basics

In this video, we’re talking about some of our classics!
Our Bandhini basics are like a white linen shirt or black evening dress, you can always rely on them.

We have so many incredible Bandhini basics that we’re splitting this series into 2 videos! First up we’re highlighting our Cross Patch, Horn Button, and Cotton Reverse cushions.

All 3 of these designs work as great backup guys to our more intricate designs as well as being a feature themselves if you’re going for a more simplest look!


Collection | Bandhini Long Lumbers

In this video, Tai the founder of Bandhini, discusses the versatile nature of our beautiful long lumbers cushions. Now trending internationally with companies like Studio Mcgee using them in their schemes, long lumbers are the perfect cushion for modulars—providing a lovely low lying line.

Long lumbers also offer support while still being stylish! They pair perfectly with euros on either your bed or your lounge!

We have a range of design options to suit your style be that Coastal, Global, Urban, or Country. They truly offer a great bang for your buck!

Check out all our long lumbers on offer here: https://www.bandhinidesign.com/search?q=long+lumbers​

Some featured images taken in the Uniqwa Showroom.

Bandhini Weaves

In this video Tai, the founder of Bandhini, explores the technique of hand woven fabric. This technique is handed down from generation to generation and is where we started 28 years ago. Since then we have done over 100 styles of handwoven cushions. All are handmade with natural fibres and dyes. Our handwoven cushions work back beautifully with our linens, leathers and knits. You can view them all on our website

Collection | Going Green

In this video, Tai, the founder of Bandhini Australia, gives us some tips for styling with the colour green and chats a bit about the importance of sustainability not just in business and design but in all aspects of life.
Follow Tai as she gives us some styling tips and tricks to style a bedroom using greens in 4 different styles- Coastal, Urban Boho, Global, and Country.

Collection | 2020/21 Textile Artwork

In this video, Tai, the founder of Bandhini Design House Aus, talks about our newest art pieces as well as our classics. From sticks and shells to delicate embroideries, we create tactile and textural artworks to compliment our cushion ranges.

If you love textural artworks, want something unique for your wall or your client's wall, or love an eclectic, coastal, or global style then you will absolutely adore these artworks.

They are framed in-house at our Bandhini Gold Coast headquarters.

Collection | Beads & Braids Series

In this video, Tai, the founder of Bandhini Australia talks about our beautiful and ornate beaded cushion range as well as the Bandhini Braid series. We make several unique and intricately hand-beaded decorative cushions (or throw pillows) that are perfect for 'glamming up' a bed or a sofa. The Bandhini braid series is a base bed setting comprised of cushions, quilts, and bed sashes with braid embellishments. Braids as we call them are very much like a woven ribbon or decorative trim. These basic "back-up dudes" are a perfect bed base to layer more intricate styled cushions on top of. The braids are very simple so as to sit behind and frame any style of cushion- from country to coastal to urban or global.

Collection | Ikat Series

Oh the wonderful world of Ikat! It is an ancient hand-weaving technique used all over the world that has inspired a plethora of your favourite Bandhini designs. Watch as Tai, the founder of Bandhini Australia, chats all about their origins, how they have inspired many of your favourite Bandhini cushions and our new, on of a kind, hand-woven Ikat cushions!

Follow the Prailiu Collective here: https://prailiu.org/ and on Instagram here: @prailiu_weavers

Collection | African Series

In this video Tai talks about how many of our collections are built upon the previous creating 'generations' of each design. Tai uses our African series to demonstrate how one style evolves into the next. We don't believe in fast fashion and throwing away the old to make way for the trendy new. We believe in timelessness and longevity, that is why we build collections year after year that sit beautifully with their predecessors so that you can add the beautiful new styles to your home and keep your beloved older cushions right by their side.

Collection | 2020/21 Embellished Series

In this video Tai, the founder of Bandhini Australia, talks about our newest embellished cushions. So very unique, each of these designer cushions is embellished with handmade pieces. Many of our designs are inspired by nature so be surprised when you see sticks or stones sewn to Bandhini cushions! Embellished cushions truly make a statement in any room and sit beautifully as a centrepiece on a sofa or bed.

Collection | Ticking Stripe Series

In this video, Tai, the founder of Bandhini Australia, talks about one of our newest cushion series - the Ticking Stripe series. A classic style by any standard, our ticking range has a bit of twist! All the cushions in this series are euro sized, 65 centimeters square, they are large, comfortable, and gorgeous on a sofa or bed. They are perfect for a beach home look, a classic Hampton's style home, or a modern farmhouse feel - fresh and light! This series is made in Australia in our Gold Coast head office.

Collection | Rake Applique Series

In this video, Tai, the founder of Bandhini talks about this new design and how the foliage pattern and colours are inspired by the lush greens of the Tallebudgera Valley where our beautiful home office is located and the autumn rust colours from her childhood home in Central Otago, New Zealand. The rusts of autumn to compliment the greens of spring 🍂 🍃 the lush 2 tones of velvet and 3 colour embroidery detail is just delightful in these cushions!

Collection | Inter Series

In this video, Tai, the founder of Bandhini, talks about the Bandhini 'Inter' cushion series. Inspired by the intricate and beautiful lattice window screens of Rajasthan this series has many designs in many different techniques to suit nearly any interior style. Tai also talks about the meaning of Bandhini and how it embodies our ethos of connecting cultures, in both our designs and the people that create them.

Collection | Para Series

Parallel lines & geometric patterns are what this series is all about! In this video, Tai talks about the Bandhini 'Para' series and how parallel lines found in nature inspired many of the cushion styles in this series. This series is very contemporary but also really lends itself to Hamptons & nautical themes. Many of the styles in this series will fit nicely into nearly any coastal interior.

Collection | Arrow Series

In this video, Tai talks about the Arrow cushion series- a series of bold, graphic patterns inspired by one of the first tools used by people and found in nearly every ancient culture, the arrow. These patterns are bold and contemporary but also very tribal, perfect for a contemporary global style space.

Collection | Jagger Series

In this video, Tai chats about the Jagger series, a cushion series whose bold, geometric style was originally based on the lines and patterns seen in faceted gems! It is an extremely versatile cushion style perfect for a range of interior styles from coastal to contemporary to modern or classic!

Collection | Bones Series

In this video Tai, the founder of Bandhini, chats about the Bones Series - a series of cushion designs inspired by 'the maps that life leaves behind' - skeletons. In particular, leaf and shell 'skeletons'. These cushions are all screen-printed with intricate designs of leaf veins and shell cross-sections for very interesting and graphic cushions.

Collection | Earth Files Series

In this video Tai, the founder of Bandhini, chats to us about the Earth Maps cushion series. This series showcases screenprints inspired by topographical images of the Earth. From rivers and tributaries to mountain watersheds and farmlands these abstract designs are representative of the topographical maps made by nature and by humans.

Collection | Feathers Series

In this video, Tai, the founder of Bandhini Design talks about the feather cushion features in our newest collection. We have done large feather juju artworks for some time sourced from a local artist and friend, Suzi of Lakota Feather Designs. Since the artworks are so popular we thought, why not try them on feature cushions?? So we've had the feather jujus made smaller in order to fasten to cushion covers to create these marvelous feathery works of art for your sofa or bed!

Collection | Butterfly Series

In this video Tai chats about the moth that landed on her desk and ultimately inspired this gorgeous cushion series, the Bandhini Butterfly series. These intricate and elegant creatures have inspired us with their organic detailed patterns. Translated from wing to fabric, these cushions are made with a raised embroidery technique giving them a gorgeous subtle texture. Which do you prefer, the Butterfly or the Brahmin Moth??

Collection | Creatures Series

In this video, Tai talks about her life long love of animals and the animals in her life that have influenced some of our designs. From horses to rabbits, our creatures series casts some of our favourite animals in beautiful brass cushion embellishments. These styles are absolutely stunning in eclectic and global styles. Many of them, especially the horse head and horse-bit styles, sit beautifully in a gentleman's room or study. Which creature is YOUR favourite?

Collection | Metal Discs & Amulet Series

In this video Tai, the founder of Bandhini Design, talks about the Discs and Amulets in our Metals series. Our Disc styles have been a Bandhini staple for more than 20 years, they were inspired by a unique handbag and the template was designed by a gypsy metal forger. Our amulet series is inspired by the amulets and jewellery of many different ancient cultures from India to Egypt. The Bandhini metal series is full of unique feature cushion designs that will elevate any interior style.

Collection | Shells Series

Beautiful and unique cushions inspired by nature and the sea, our Shells Series is made of lots of styles featuring several different types of shells. Follow Tai, the founder of Bandhini Design House, as she talks about the inspiration behind this series. These designer shell cushions are great for any coastal look- from relaxed beach house style, to coastal boho look, to classic Hampton's designs, these stunning and unique feature cushions will make a statement in your home or your interior styling projects!

Collection | Raffia Series

One of our absolute favourite mediums- raffia. In this video Tai talks about her long-standing love of baskets and raffia and how this obsession has spilled through to many of Bandhini's most beloved and best selling cushion styles. From the African Shield through all of its generations to our Woven Fan embellished cushions, raffia can be used in so many cushion styles and interior styles. We see our clients use these cushions in coastal and boho looks, islander and tribal looks, oriental and global looks- the list goes on!

Collection | Wood & Sticks Series

In this video Tai talks about her love of fossicking and inspiration from discarded bits from nature. This series, the wood and sticks series, is very bold in it's designs. It came about from the thought, "why can't I put sticks on a cushion?" and the reality that great design comes from thinking outside of the box and doing things differently. Our sticks and twigs designs are beautiful but obviously can be fragile as well and that is why we offer the same designs as art pieces.

Collection | Kilim & Moroccan Series

In this video Tai talks about how the rich and diverse culture and history of the Moroccan region has inspired these cushion designs. Based in our absolute favourite home decor colour palette- rust, okra, and orange, these feature cushions and pillows are bright and bold. Particularly beautiful in eclectic and rustic home styles.

Collection | Ancient Cultures Series

In this video Tai talks about the longstanding Ancient Cultures series. A history buff herself, Tai's fascination with ancient culture and philosophy has lead to some of our most beloved Bandhini classics including the Kilim, Mayan Sphere, Valencia and Roman cushion styles. All these styles are made with lush velvets in the luxurious applique technique for some truly unique and beautiful, culturally inspired cushion designs.

Collection | Japanese Zen & Rake Series

We have several design series inspired by Japanese and Oriental cultures and designs. From lanterns to zen gardens and the simplicity of Japanese design, see which cushion ranges have become of Tai's fascination with the Orient!

Collection | Dreamtime Series

Tai chats about the inspiration behind our Dreamtime cushion and artwork series! This collection is a series of Aboriginal Dreamtime inspired designs for textile artworks and cushion designs- beautiful for interior design work for any client that is inspired by the culture and heritage of indigenous Australia.

BEHIND THE SCENES | India 2010

A behind the scenes look at BHD production in India and recent collection photoshoot.

BHD AMERICA | Australia, India, USA

From thoughtful Australian design, to beautiful India, we now extend our relationship to America.

BANDHINI PERSONALITIES | Sea Farer

Tai, the founder of Bandhini Design House talks about one of the Bandhini Personalities collections.

BANDHINI PERSONALITIES | Traveler

Tai, the founder of Bandhini Design House talks about one of the Bandhini Personalities collections.

BANDHINI PERSONALITIES | Naturalist

Tai, the founder of Bandhini Design House talks about one of the Bandhini Personalities collections.

BANDHINI STYLES | Primitive Tribe

The inspiration behind the hero piece of our 'Primitive Tribe' collection.

HOW ITS MADE | Bandhini Products

From weaving, to dyeing, to applique and embroidery, all of our unique products are made with creative hands.

YOURTOWN HOUSE | Tallebudgera, QLD

Tai and Bandhini style a gorgeous prize home right in our own neighbourhood of Tallebudgera

CELEBRATING WITH BANDHINI

Celebration and bringing people together is an important part of our ethos at Bandhini.

BANDHINI CHRISTMAS | Table Setting

In this video, Tai, the founder of Bandhini Australia, gives us some tips for styling your table for the holidays. The style we talk about this time around is 'Woodland Glam' a nod to northern hemisphere Christmas-time weather. This table style mixes rustic with a bit glamourous for a festive and earthy tone, perfect for Christmas-time!

CHRISTMAS AT BANDHINI | A Home Tour

We often make videos about a range of different styles and how to achieve them in your home, in this video though, we follow Tai into her own home to get a bit of a tour and a lot of inspiration for Christmas decorations! It is a fun peek into the personal interior style of the founder of Bandhini Australia, very eclectic and inspired by the many different cultures & philosophies that Tai finds fascinating.

INDIA WEDDING | 2018

Our old friends and partners in business, the gorgeous Karan and Sheena's wedding in India.

VILLA BANDHINI | Collection Launch Party

Our 2016 Collection Launch at Villa Bandhini HQ with some of our amazing local clients.

GAIA RETREAT | 10th Anniversary

Our dear friends at Gaia Retreat celebrate 10 wonderful years.

VILLA BANDHINI | BHD's 20th Birthday

Bandhini celebrates 20 years in business with a party at Bandhini headquarters in Tallebudgera Valley, Queensland.