Form + Field creates original interiors that honor the identity, history, and surroundings of our clients. With an emphasis on art, architecture, and eclectic modernism, the firm cultivates every project as a partnership.

Led by Christine Lin, a multi-disciplinary creative with degrees in architecture, engineering, and business from MIT and UC Berkeley, Form + Field is a full-service interior design firm based in San Francisco with projects spanning both coasts. Our outstanding professionalism ensures that we operate at the high level you’re accustomed to working.

design philosophy

The quality of our work is driven by our design principles:

  • Individualism. Do what feels true to the client’s identity. Embrace the unconventional.

  • Integration. Work holistically with all senses, the architecture, and surroundings, both physical and cultural.

  • Balance. Create balance through the juxtaposition of opposites.

  • Longevity. Craft environments and select materials that stand the test of time.

  • Purpose. Make decisions with intention. Everything is either beautiful or functional, and mostly both.

Christine Lin, Principal

Christine Lin, Principal



Christine is a multi-disciplinary creative with training in architecture, engineering, and business, and expert project management skills honed from a decade at top tech companies. She applies this unprecedented skill set by crafting personalized design experiences that are seamless and transparent for our clients.

Growing up in Wilmington, DE, Christine always had a passion for creating, beginning with sewing, drawing, and painting. She went on to study architecture and mechanical engineering in college, where she also gained knowledge in furniture and product design, and art history. After a successful career in tech, Christine returned to her true passion for all things design. Her rigorous training in corporate and startup environments gave Christine expert communication, management, and execution skills, while her well-honed eye is a result of extensive study and global travel to seek out new art, design, and architecture. 

A member of the American Society of Interior Designers, she holds BS degrees in Architecture and Mechanical Engineering from MIT, and an MBA from UC Berkeley. 

Christine lives in the Potrero Hill neighborhood of San Francisco with her husband Ankur and their cavapoo Zoe. Besides art and design, she loves pilates, binge watching Netflix, and reading sci-fi, fantasy, and psychology books.