Established in 1990, Distinctive Designs is a full service design firm specializing in kitchen, bathroom and new construction projects. We strive to provide our clients with innovative and exciting solutions, utilize the best quality products, and personalize the remodeling process to achieve our clients dream spaces!
Learn more about our experienced design team members with over 30 years combined!
Darlene founded Distinctive Designs with her husband (William Skeens), after working the kitchen and bath industry for a number of years. She is a Nationally Certified Kitchen designer (CKD), a Nationally Certified Bath Designer (CBD), and is licensed by the state of Illinois as a Registered Interior Designer. Darlene has also passed the National Council for Interior Designers Qualification (NCIDQ) and is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS).
Bill founded Distinctive Designs along with his wife, Darlene Weaver. He served as a manufacturers representative for Wood-Mode Fine Custom Cabinetry for 3 1/2 years where he recruited new dealers and trained them on product knowledge, sales, design and lifestyle themes. Bill returned to Distinctive Designs in 2007 to resume his career as a Senior Designer. He earned his National Certification as a Kitchen Designer (CKD) in 1995 and is also a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS).