Introducing John Stillman, Photographer Extraordinaire,

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John Stillman’s outstanding photography can be seen on the pages of Interior Design magazines throughout our area. He is a familiar face to those of us who hang out at industry events but there is more to know about our esteemed VP of Visual Media.

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We asked John a few questions to give us glimpse into his world.

 Where did you grow up? 

Birmingham, AL

When and why did you move to Florida?

 I moved to Florida in 1969.

How did you get started in this industry?

I met Bud Merle at an ASID event taking photos. He liked what I did, took me around the design district in Miami and introduced me to everyone.

What inspires you? 

Seeing the great changes in the design industry through the years and being able to capture it inspires me.

 Tell us about one of your biggest accomplishments or success story.

 Having a wonderful family is my biggest success.

What’s on your bucket list?

I would love to travel the US in a motor coach for a few years.

Complete these sentences:

I dream of: Kindness and a more accepting world.

Something people don’t know about me is: I am very involved in civic organizations giving back to the local youth.

What I like to do when I am not working is: Traveling, meeting people and seeing all the wonders around the world.

What is your best advice to someone who is new to IFDA about maximizing their membership experience? Reach out and network, there are a lot of resources available.

What has been the best part of being involved with IFDA? Getting to know other industry members and learning different aspects of our trade.


In addition to being the man behind the camera at our IFDA functions,  you will find him at industry trade shows.  Above John is on the job for Luxe Interiors + Design (an IFDA Florida Chapter Sponsor) in the Luxe Lounge at ICFF.  Architectural and Interior Design photography is his specialty. He offers all IFDA members a special member rate.  Designers love working with John because his talented eye for detail and design, and his technical skills shows their work in the very best light.

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From residential to commercial interiors, to architecture, and product images,  John captures it all.  See for yourself.

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We are delighted to have such talented photographer and all around good guy as one of our amazing IFDA Florida members. His knowledge of our industry imakes John a valuable resource for us all.

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