Product Q+A: Thomas Paul Prints by Duralee Fabrics

July 1, 2008
NAMEThomas Paul Prints BIRTHPLACEThe Duralee Design Studio, New YorkPARENTSDuralee Fabrics and Thomas PaulSIBLINGSWith more than 30,000 SKU's of fabric, it's hard to keep track. We have new Duralee fabric introductions every season, which continues to grow our already large family! MEASUREMENTSI'd say I'm average build; 54 inches wide to be exact.GENETIC MAKEUPA mixture of cotton and linen; I'm homegrown-printed right here in the United States!FAVORITE COLORSAnything bright and striking: The world is full of color, why not embrace it?HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOURSELF?
I'm fun but I can also be serious when necessary, and I'm very fashionable with a retro feel. I'm also extremely creative-and I appreciate fine art-but I'm definitely not pretentious. WHAT'S YOUR BEST FEATURE?Well, I've been told I can liven up any room. WHERE DO YOU FEEL MOST AT HOME?
Even though I'm distinctive, I'm comfortable wherever I go. Whether hanging from the window in the dining room, or sprawled across a bed, I make myself at home.WHAT MAKES YOU SPECIAL?That would have to be my signature Thomas Paul styling. WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST JOB?
I started out covering pillows, but then I realized I could do so much more and moved on to sofas, draperies and beds.ASPIRATIONS OR DREAMSThat every designer understands my sense of style and coloring and uses my exclusive fabric designs as a statement in their room.DO YOU HAVE A MOTTO?Be daring. Live bold.

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