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Distinctive Interiors



About Distinctive Interiors


Distinctive Interiors was founded by Wayland Sims in1975 when he began his interior design business from his home in Marion, Illinois.  Now, in addition to interior design services, Distinctive Interiors offers a 27,000 square foot showroom of the finest quality furniture, accessories, and gifts, and is still located in Southern Illinois, just east of Illinois Centre Mall in Marion.

A belief in “Total Design Concept” means that Distinctive Interiors can help you design your home from start to finish. Whether you are building a new home or remodeling your current house, the expert home interior designers and consultants will assist you in every step. Our flooring specialist can help you choose from the highest quality carpeting, tile or hardwoods from Karastan, Armstrong, Florida Tile, Nourison, and BR-111 to name a few. Our designers can assist you with wall coverings from Blonder, Waverly and many others. We also offer custom made window treatments as well as shutters, blinds, and shades form Hunter Douglas. High quality furniture for your home is offered from Henredon, Drexel Heritage, Leathercraft, Palm Springs Rattan and many more manufacturers. Dining room, bedroom, and occasional furniture from Century, Butler Specialty, Woodmark, and Bernhardt are just a few of the lines displayed in our showroom. Don’t forget about office and outdoor furniture from Paoli, Woodard, and Gloster. And of course, accessories help to make every house a home! Our designers will help you choose lamps, pictures, mirrors, and fans to complete your design from quality suppliers like Accents Beyond, Deco Breeze, Majestic Mirror, and Waterford Lighting. Distinctive Interiors even offers electric fireplaces from Symphony and Dimplex.

• We offer custom Window Treatment, Cushions and Pillows, On-site Workroom, and thousands of fabrics to choose from!
• Hunter Douglas Shades, Blinds and Shutters.
• Extensive selection of wall coverings.
• Custom Cabinets for any room or space.
• Custom Closet Configuration.
•Floral Designer on Staff, Special Occasion Floral Designs, Business and Home Christmas decorating, and Custom Christmas Trees in any size!

Our inventory ranges with products from:

• Century Furniture
• Ambella
• Fairfield
• Murray Fiess
• Bernhardt
• Pulaski
• Henredon
• Butler
• & much more!

"Wayland helped us arrange the direction of our furniture... We were in such a quandry when we first had this slanted room. We finally go it looking very beautiful and we're proud of it and they've been so helpful at Distinctive Interiors." -- Nancy Henley -- Marion, Illinois

"Well, first of all, Wayland is a personal friend, but, he made it possible for me to go to the city and to go to market and chose all the things that I personally liked. It made the job really a lot easier having a professional with me so I wouldn't make errors in judgment." -- Becky Paul -- Marion, Illinois

"We were thrilled with Distinctive Interiors and all the personal touches. It just made our home special for us." -- Pam Wilson -- West Frankfort, Illinois


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