William L Skeens, Senior Designer

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). 

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Learn more about our experienced design team members with over 30 years combined!

leeanne atterberry, senior Designer

LeeAnne began her career with Distinctive Designs 20 years ago and has studied extensively with the National Kitchen & Bath Association.  Her strong eye and passion for design combined with her extensive experience in the industry is a great asset to our design team.  LeeAnne’s goal is to assist our clients in selecting all of the design elements which when merged create a style of kitchen and bath that is a unique reflection of each individuals own personality and project goals.

darlene h weaver, Senior Designer/ceo

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). 

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Jenna jenkins, Designer

Jenna graduated in December of 2020 with a Bachelors Degree in Science / Interior Design from Illinois State University.  She began her career path with Distinctive Designs in August of 2021.  Jenna is excited to be part of the Distinctive Designs team where she has the opportunity to experience the real life challenges of Residential Design projects from consulting with clients during conception, assisting in material selections, and drafting potential design solutions to job completion.  

About Distinctive Designs

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!