Lucy loves exploring other cultures and architecture and applies them to her own designs. She earned her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Interior Design from the CIDA accredited program from Iowa State University. Lucy strives to help clients turn their dreams into realities. Her theory is that a home is a showcase for a family's personality. She works to build strong designs, as well as, strong relationships with her clients!
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!
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).
Macy has a passion for Interior Design and the challenges of finding solutions that bring client's visions to life. Macy studied and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from the CIDA accredited program at the Illinois Institute of Art in Schaumburg. She now prides herself in creating beautiful spaces with purpose and function for individual needs, while maintaining her eye for detail to ensure a design that will last a lifetime!
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).
Learn more about our experienced design team members with over 30 years combined!