This week Design Toscano lost a trusted business partner, a creative artist, and most of all a good friend with the passing of artist Frederic Levesque. Frederic holds a special place in Toscano lore: He was […]
Just in time for summer – we have a new collection of custom finished cast stone garden fountains. From classic Italian wall fountains to ultra-modern waterfall fountains with LED lighting, Design Toscano offers a wide variety of outdoor garden water fountains you can choose from to bring timeless art to your home or garden. Each one is cast to order […]
Design Toscano specializes in the unusual and in the large. Those two qualities meet in our Grand-Scale Animal Statues Collection. Last week a shipment of colossal critters arrived in our warehouse with some pretty inventive wrapping. (Don’t worry, we inspect and crate them before shipping them out to you). Check out our before and after pictures!
Gnomes are everywhere this spring. They roam. They write software. They play video games. They even visit the Today Show! And they are our number one requested item on our Facebook page. Well you asked and we answered! See our new gnomes page for nineteen new web-only garden statue gnomes. We have gnomes that work: Gnomes that play: And […]
Cherubs started as artistic Biblical images and religious icons seen on church buildings, but their beauty and symbolism inspired artists to make them prominent figures and characters in paintings, frescoes, and sculptures. these winged beings, often depicted as childlike angels, are famous images in art history and are often seen in scultpures for the garden. […]
Since Design Toscano’s first gargoyle-filled catalog in 1994, we have been the premier source of gothic decor in the U.S. Whether your taste runs more toward the classical gothic architecture of medieval times, or more toward the fantasy of dragons and skulls, we can provide for all of your decor needs.
Did you know that Design Toscano has a sister catalog? Basil Street Gallery specializes in framed art, tapestries, and other wall decor. It also features more modern items, a selection of Americana and other cultural fare. Look out for even more items on Basil Street when the site re-launches in 2010.
Greenmen and greenwomen are depictions of faces emerging from leaves and branches. Symbols of rebirth and renewal, they are often found carved on churches. They are also a popular name for bars and pubs, perhaps for those same renewing qualities. At Design Toscano we have many different green man designs. Some are classic depictions […]
When the landscape is covered in ice and snow, the bones of your garden become visible. The bare limbs of maple trees, the neat mounds of now-mulched perennials. And perhaps, an empty spot between the hydrangeas. One of our bronze garden sculptures would be a perfect focal point. Bronze statues have graced the finest gardens for […]
Design Toscano is a great place to look for gifts for everyone in your family. The variety of products from furniture to wall art to garden statues will amaze you. There are products for the Religious person in your family with religious scupltures as the St. Francis Sculpture or the Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane […]