Send nudes: homeware buys in human form, from 3D-printed busts to bums on vases

It’s not a new idea to fill your home with art depicting the human body. Remember when wunderkind designer Luke Edward Hall first made a name for himself (and his then-green living room) with colourful, stylised paintings of torsos and Grecian-style faces on vases and platters?And around the same time, London-based artist Alexandria Coe’s minimal and raw charcoal line drawings of nude figures were instant sell-outs on Instagram.That was the beginning of a new boom of homeware decorated with — or made in the shape of — human faces, bottoms, boobs, lips and curvaceous female silhouettes.READ MOREConran inspired: how to get the ’90s warehouse-style look in your home interiorsY2k aesthetic: A guide to the turn-of-the millenium interiors look — and how to recreate it Velvet interiors : from armchairs to ottomans — home accessories to buy in plush jewel-toned velvetsThe classical busts in our homes are no longer made from alabaster but moulded ceramics designed to hold flowers and plants, or even as statement candles in candy-coloured wax.Great for Valentine’s, this Anissa Kermiche vase (GBP90) has curves in all the right places / Net-a-PorterAnissa Kermiche’s ‘love handles’ vase is a ubiquitous piece, her newer ‘Bottom of my Heart’ design (GBP90) is a welcome refresh.Other ceramic designs we’d happily find a spot for at home include this bowl decorated with the silhouettes of ‘swimming’ figures (GBP70 from indie homewares platform, Glassette).Discovered via indie homewares platform Glassette, this decorative bowl (GBP70) is covered in the black silhouettes of ‘swimming’ figures / GlassetteAnd dancing across her sgraffito ceramic wall plates and vases (prices vary as each piece is made to order), Yolande Beer’s wonderful nude figures look straight out of the British Museum.Yolande Beer’s slip sgraffito ceramic wall plates and vases (this one costs GBP600) look like they come straight from the British Museum / Yolande BeerStudioBust (from GBP399) bridge the gap between contemporary and classical with their bespoke busts in finishes including colourful lacquer or timeless bronze.Founder Mads will scan your body to create a personalised bust using 3D printing and traditional casting techniques (they’re especially popular during pregnancy).Why display someone else’s body on your shelves when you can appreciate your own?A lacquered tray is always a welcome addition to a coffee table, such as this one by Luke Edward Hall (GBP175) / The Lacquer CompanyA lacquered tray is always a welcome addition to a coffee table and this glossy green style (GBP175) from The Lacquer Company features a Grecian portrait by Luke Edward Hall.A favourite with interiors insiders is this modern take on the theme of portraits (GBP156 a roll) from CommonRoom / CommonRoomOn the theme of portraits and nudes depicted in a contemporary way, CommonRoom wallpapers are a favourite with interiors insiders and the ‘dressing and undressing’ design (GBP156 a roll) features playful torso motifs inspired by the Bloomsbury Group.