From the Spring 2012 Collection by Thomas Paul. Cotton Voile. 20 X 75 in. Thomas Paul was born and raised in New York City. He graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology with a degree in textile design. He got his start in the design world in the fashion business, which eventually led to the creation of his own label. Since then his line has steadily expanded into other categories such as tabletop, stationary, rugs, lighting, fabrics, and wall art. The ultimate goal being to have products covering every aspect of the home, all with Thomas Paul patterns gracing them.