Central Station Original Interiors makes custom-built classic and contemporary furniture that evokes rustic simplicity thanks to its use of hand-selected, refined materials such as European oak and Belgian bluestone. Though based in North Carolina, Belgium-born designer Paul Delaisse travels the world in search of unusually grained and gnarled lumber, from reclaimed teak to African walnut. Take the Giacometti basic table, which features a reclaimed-teak top and tapered legs. Or check out the ingenious Cargo lounge chair — featuring a steel frame, teak armrests, and khaki-colored upholstery made from recycled tent tarps. Delaisse's streamlined furnishings come with industrial elements such as slab-top tables on waxed metal bases and French oak chairs with rawhide-upholstered cushions. Delaisse also makes extraordinary decorative pieces from naturally eroded and petrified woods.
Inspired by the European travels of company founders Robert Gorst and Dawn Sweitzer, Notre Monde’s home accessories have all the flair of the Continent, and possess a slightly vintage, Old-World feel. And Central Station, Belgian designer Paul Delaisse’s collection of furniture and lighting, is also globally inspired, but decidedly contemporary: Delaisse travels the world in search of distinctive lumber, and then crafts streamlined pieces from his finds.
The natural grain, burls, and beauty of wood sit center stage in Paul Delaisse’s handmade furniture. The Belgian designer travels the world in search of distinctive lumber, and then crafts singular streamlined pieces from his finds. Take the Giacometti basic table, with its reclaimed-teak top and tapered legs. Or check out the ingenious Cargo lounge chair, featuring a steel frame, teak armrests, and khaki-colored upholstery made from recycled tent tarps. We've also added in some beautiful handmade rugs, in overdyed finishes and eye-catching patterns, which will make a perfect counterpoint.