What do the Eiffel Tower & Fermob’s Bistro chair have in common?

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Although the Eiffel Tower is much bigger than the lightweight Bistro chair, an equal amount of thought has gone into both metal works over the years. Both the Eiffel Tower and the Bistro chair attract people from all over the world. The Bistro Chair can be seen in Times Square, Bryant Park, Harvard University and of course, Paris. Just like the brains behind the Bistro chair, the Eiffel Tower proves that collaboration is key to good design.

North American Hardwoods

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There are literally thousands of species worldwide – a staggering number – so to narrow it down to a few favorites is a tough assignment. For example, within the genus Quercus – the OAK family - there are over 275-500 species. That’s a whole lot of oak. If we had to narrow it down, these would be our top 4

Canadian Design Inspiration

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Canadian furniture design and manufacturing has a reputation for above-the-rest quality, innovative designs, and most importantly, comfort. We’ve interviewed a handful of Canadian furniture designers, owners, and managers from some of our favorite companies to see what they had to say about the history of Canadian design and their views on design in general.

New Look of Outdoor Furniture

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Gone are the days of only having army green plastic furniture or red painted picnic tables for your outdoor space. This year’s outdoor furniture scene …

High Point Market Follow Up

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LaDIFF’s biannual trek south to the High Point Furniture Market took place in early April. Just like the long-overdue warmth of spring, the new ideas were a breath of fresh air after a long winter.

Meet Cameron: Design Specialist & Sales Consultant

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A lover of creativity, color and clean lines, Carmen Poindexter is the go to gal for bringing the finishing touches to your home. Her passion …

Getting Inside a BDI A/V Cabinet

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BDI has become a force in contemporary home furnishings and an industry leader in home theater furniture. Since 1984, no other furniture company has been able to touch BDI’s knack for functional innovation and original design. That’s why we’ve carried their line from the very beginning. They continue to be our go-to resource for high quality, innovative, well-designed furniture.

Andy’s visit to the Koln Show

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I really enjoy the Koln show in Germany. Over the last 34 years I have probably attended twenty or more times. There has always been …