Bill Philby, ASID, is a founding partner of Retro Interiors. He is a BFA graduate from the University of Wisconsin with 30 years of experience in the interior design and retail furnishings industry. In 1991, he acquired ASID Professional status and became licensed by the Florida Board of Architecture and Interior Design. In 1994, Mr. Philby and his business partner, Mitchell Bloch, opened Retro Interiors in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Retro Interiors has completed numerous residential and commercial projects throughout the U.S and the Caribbean. Their projects have been featured on national television and in many design publications.
In 2005, they added another showroom, Island City Traders, located in Wilton Manors, Florida to their portfolio. The addition of this new showroom added contemporary furnishings to their already established base of traditional lines.
In 2011, Retro Interiors and Island City Traders merged into one location offering all of their furniture lines from both companies and their interior design service under one roof.