Paul's obsession with the interplay of science and art manifests itself in his primary recreational pursuits: cooking and sailing. From 1993-1997, in addition to running a successful growing design business, he owned Zitella, one of Zagat's highest rated restaurants in New York's East Village. Paul also has a passion for restoring historic properties outside of New York City. (Please see

Paul lives in New York City with his wife, Lalita, and puppy, Lafayette.