Cast stone garden fountains

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. 

Classic Capri Sculptural Cast Stone Wall FountainSoothing Garden Serenade Sculptural Cast Stone Fountain

Each one is cast to order and then hand finished in your choice of colors.  The fountain will be delivered to you, ready to be assembled.  

Four Lion Sculptural Fountain

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Under Wraps

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! 

Giant Holstein all wrapped up
The Grand-Scale Wildlife Animal Collection: Holstein Cow Statue

Giant tortoise - all tied upThe Grand-Scale Wildlife Animal Collection: The Galapagos Tortoise Statue

Komodo Dragon - in a boxThe Grand-Scale Wildlife Animal Collection: The Komodo Dragon Statue
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See our Awesome Assortment of Garden Gnomes!

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:

Birdy and Spader the Garden Gnome Statue

Gnomes that play: 
Gone Fishing Garden Gnome Statue

And gnomes that nap:

Snoozing Booker the Garden Gnome Statue
See these fine fellows and all of their friends!
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Design Toscano - The Source for Gothic Decor

Since Design Toscano's first gargoyle-filled catalog in 1994, we have been the premier source of gothic decor in the U.S. 
Chained Gargoyle Of Turin Statue 

Whether your taste runs more toward the classical gothic architecture of medieval times,
The Abbey Gothic Revival Chair
Le Toucher Tapestry

or more toward the fantasy of dragons and skulls, we can provide for all of your decor needs.
Marshgate Castle Dragon Sculptural Electric Wall SconceDemon From the Depths Throne Seat
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Basil Street Gallery

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.


Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte
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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 of ancient gods like Odin and Bacchus:

The Odin Greenman SculptureBacchus, God of Wine: Greenman Wall Sculpture

Others are mystical depictions of tree spirits:

 The Spirit of Nottingham Woods: Greenman Tree Sculpture

The Poison Ivy Forest Witch: Greenman Wall Sculpture


And they are not all outdoor decor, some greenmen are carved into furniture and are cast as jewelry:

 Verde Uomo Greenman Pewter Pendant and Earrings Set

Trentino Open Front Buffet
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Bronze Garden Statues

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 sculpturesSchoolmate Children Bronze Garden Sculpture would be a perfect focal point.  Bronze statues have graced the finest gardens for thousands of years.  Our bronzes are cast in the traditional lost-wax method and are hand-finished by talented craftsmen.  We have a wide selection from large to small, modern to classic.  Many of our statues also come piped so you can use them as fountains.  We also have an assortment of pumps to fit any size fountain.
Darn Frog on Lily Pad Bronze Garden Sculpture

Imagine our whimsical frog lazing in your pond. Meditate on our tranquil Buddha. Or put our schoolgirls under the magnolias to remind you of when your kids were young.      

The Tranquil Buddha Solid Bronze Garden Statue 

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Gothic Decor

Whether your taste runs towards classical Gothic decor or more "Goth" decor, Design Toscano has you covered.  We have a wide array of furniture, wall art and home accessories to fit your personal style. 

Our hand-carved Medieval and Gothic tables will grace any castle...

The Lord Raffles Grand Hall Lion Leg Coffee Table

Or any dungeon...
Warwickshire Dragon Glass-Topped Coffee Table

Our Medieval home decor ranges from classic paintings...
The Meeting on the Turret Stairs: Classic Art Reproduction

To gothic lighting...
Marshgate Castle Dragon Sculptural Electric Wall Sconce

And from the bar...
Blackmore Dragon Coaster Set

To the bathroom...
Richard the Lionhearted Throne Seat

We've got it all.
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Gargoyle Gifts

'Tis the season for Gargoyle Gifts!   Gargoyles have always been a Design Toscano customer favorite, especially at the holidays.  Here are some of our most popular gargoyle figurines, desk accessories and statues.
Our Picc-a-dilly gargoyles add a whimsical touch to your garden or office.  Or in my uncle's case, greet the neighbors from the front window.
The Picc-a-Dilly Gargoyle Sculptures - Medium<br>(Set Includes: Medium Bum, Ear & Nose)

Our Gaston Computer Climber will protect your screen from nosy co-workers.  No one will know that you are sneeking a peek at our blog!
Gaston, the Gothic Gargoyle Computer Climber

Pop the top of your Christmas Ale with our cast-iron Gargoyle Bottle Opener. 
Authentic Iron Gargoyle Bottle Opener

You can see all of these and more in our Dragon and Gargoyle section at

Happy Holidays!
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Meerkat Sculptures

Don't fret Meerkat Manor fans! 

The Meerkat Gang Sculpture
Animal Planet may have canceled your favorite show, but you can re-create the soap opera on the savanna with meerkat sculptures from Design Toscano.

We have meerkat statues to welcome you home,

The Meerkat Menagerie Welcome Sculpture
burrow through the hostas,
Meerkats into and out of Hole
or peek over the inpatients. 

The Meerkat Family SculptureMother and Pup Meerkat Sculpture

See our other animal yard statues for more fun ideas!

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