John Witman

John G. “JW” Whitman lll, ASID, NCIDQ, CID

Vice President of Design

Licensed Interior Designer, Florida and Georgia

Every great design begins with an even better story … often reflecting the owner’s personal experiences.

JW brings to his position more than 25 years of achievements in product design for the home furnishings and luxury interior design industries. He has earned praise and awards for crafting captivating interior and exterior designs for Residential, Hospitality, Retail, Marine, and Commercial applications. He has also created products for Upholstered Furniture, Case-Goods Furniture, Fixed-Wire Lighting, Portable Lighting, Wall Décor, and Decorative Accessories.  Prior to joining CDH, he was Product Design Manager for Surya, a $100m company recognized internationally for fine area rugs and other product lines, utilizing his expertise in factory procurement and development in China and India.

Overseeing the development and manufacture of products, he was Director of Design for Carolyn Kinder International, living most of the year in China and SE Asia. He previously worked with McGarvey Development in Naples for seven years as VP of Interior Design. The native Floridian earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Ringling School of Art & Design in Sarasota. Professional credentials feature a long list of prestigious regional and national design awards.

“I will continue to position CDH as an Inspiration Destination by providing our customers with an inspirational edge that will keep us over the top while supplying unrivaled customer service.”

Office: 239-261-4663  *7862