Paul Rankin

Editor

Highlights

  • Specialties: Home decor, small apartment living, thrift and antique stores
  • Education: Master of Arts in international management and languages from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland

About

Paul Rankin is a Scotland native now living in New York City. He started writing for BobVila.com in April 2021, focusing on buyer’s guides for the full range of tools, furniture, DIY supplies, and home and garden products that the Bob Vila team reviews. He has worked in the translation and localization industry for the past 10 years.

Proudest DIY

Living in New York City, Paul’s shoebox apartment is too small for any reputable DIY projects. However, he does thrive when decorating his living space, and he can often be found browsing chic new paint colors at Lowe’s.

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