Paul graduated from the RCA in 1983. Paul Brooks started working with Robert Heritage (CBE), Professor of Furniture Design at the Royal College, at his design studio in London. Two years later he joined Stephen Hall Consultancy where he worked on furniture and lighting projects. In 1990 Paul Brooks began working as an independent designer in the UK mainly with office furniture companies on products such as Trillipse visitor chair and Enigma and Sona task chairs. Increasingly Paul Brooks became recognized as an experienced designer in the area of tooled seating projects for the office furniture industry.
He has since worked for a host of UK, as well as other European furniture manufacturers and has become a well established figure in the design community with many highly successful creations to his credit.