Made in RVA – Take 2 & Trunk Show Roundup


Last year’s Made in RVA exhibit was so well-received that we were eager to host the show once again. Our involvement in the international design community gives us great appreciation for the artists we have right here in Richmond. We can think of no finer […]

High Point & Milan – 2015

LakeComo - the best way to spend a day off in Italy

Shopping for our customers at furniture shows is hard work! There is so much beautiful design out there, and we want to get it right for you. We also know that good design isn’t everything; we look for quality of production, solid customer service, good […]

Construction at LaDiff – Opening of Our New Outdoor Gallery


We recently had the pleasure of catching up with LaDiff president and co-owner Andy Thornton about the first of several major changes coming this year to LaDiff: the renovation and build-out of the Outdoor Furniture Gallery. Q: During the Made In RVA Handcrafted Furniture Show this past […]

MadeInRVA – Handcrafted Furniture & Lighting Show


The first ever Made In RVA Handcrafted Furniture & Lighting Show has come to a close here at LaDiff, and it did not disappoint. The exhibit running from Friday, March 6th – March 22nd, 2015 showcased 17 local artisans and displayed their wide array of […]

High Point Follow-Up

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There are certain signs in the furniture business that tell you when consumers are feeling confident again. There is less ‘brown’ and more ‘vavavoom’ in color. There is less ‘safe’ and more ‘daring’ in design. There is less of the expected, and more of the unexpected. And that’s what LaDiff saw at the last High Point market!

Andy’s visit to the Koln Show


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 something special about it. Maybe it is because it is the first major international show of each year giving it […]

Use your Social Media Powers to Support Viva-la-Local!


When visiting Viva-la-Local next weekend, make sure to use these particular hashtags and Twitter handles so you can be a bigger part of the event and so you’re able to win some prizes!

Say Hello to Viva-la-Local!


  We know you like to shop. We also know you like to support Richmond and all its creative talent. From Small Business Saturday to Think Shop Buy Local Saturday, we are all familiar with the importance of supporting local mom and pop shops in […]

Couch PETato Contest Winners!


The moment that you have been waiting for has finally arrived! We received over 800 entries. Thanks to your support, together we raised over $600 for the RVA SPCA.

Meet Rick; Design Consultant, Events Coordinator, & Window Designer


We’d like to introduce you to another LaDIFF personality: Rick. If you’ve been shopping at LaDIFF for a while, you’ve probably seen, met, or worked with Rick at some point in the last 18 years. Rick’s background is not unlike Richmond itself: laced with architecture, history […]

First Freedom Center Groundbreaking Reception at LaDiff


The First Freedom Center held their formal groundbreaking ceremony for its Education Center on November 8, 2012.  The ceremony took place at the historic corner of 14th and E. Cary Streets in downtown Richmond, Virginia.  We were proud to be the hosts of a luncheon held here […]

We Think. Shop. Buy. Local. Do you?


Thanks to the great folks at the Retail Merchants Association, the plethora of ‘mom and pop shops’ and the awesome community, Richmond has a great ‘local scene’.  We helped to celebrate that aspect of The River City a couple of weeks ago, by attending the […]