Winter care tips from Design Toscano…

Winter will be here soon, don’t forget to protect your resin garden statues from Design Toscano.  Prolong the life of your greenman, tiger, or gargoyle figurines with these three easy care tips.  1.) Do not allow water to collect or freeze on statues or fountains. 2.) Never allow statuary or pedestals to sit in a pool of ice. 3.) Most […]

Dragon Lore

Prominently featured in the myths of many eastern and western cultures, dragons are more than just fire-breathing creatures from legend. They also hold spiritual and cultural significance the world over. The word “dragon” can be traced back to the Greek word “drakon,” which referred to the dragon’s serpentine and reptilian characteristics. The Latin word for […]

Design Toscano History

Design Toscano is the country’s premier source for statues and other historical and antique replicas, which are available through our catalog, website and Gallery store located in Arlington Heights, IL. Michael and Marilyn Stopka, created Design Toscano in 1990. While on a trip to Paris, the Stopkas first saw the marvelous carvings of gargoyles and […]