What the Pros Know Busts Capella Kincheloe Interior Design Phoenix


Italian Carrara Marble Bust


A Polish Bronze Bust of A Man Entitled "Argos" by Igor Mitoraj 


Bust of Neptune


"The Architect" by Jilly Sutton


Hercules Garden Statue


A sculpture of a person's head, shoulders, and chest.


Before photographs busts would be carved to forever capture a person.  Used since antiquity, busts can be carved from wood, stone, clay, or metals.


A very traditional detail, busts can be reimagined to fit into any decor.  Modernize with color - painting it yellow like designer Jimmie Karlsson does below.  Or modernize with location - forego the traditional pedestal and place in a fireplace, under a console, or place on the floor like Lee Stanton does in his home pictured below.  Busts can be more than decorative objects - use one for hats, necklaces, or a revolving display of accessories.

  • Elle Espana featuring home of Jimmie Karlsson and an electric yellow bust.
  • Lee Stanton's home in Architectural Digest features two busts.
  • The bust near the fireplace is quiet company in the home of Ellen & Portia.
  • A bust of Antonius Pius is featured in this home designed by Michael Smith in Elle Decor.
  •  This bust does some heavy lifting as decoration and storage in the Spanish home of Sofia Saavedra.

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