Form + Field creates unique, meaningful spaces by deeply understanding the individual context of our clients. With an emphasis on original art and furnishings, and a deep respect for architecture, the firm cultivates every project as a partnership with our clients. Based in San Francisco, CA, Form + Field is a full-service interior design firm with projects spanning both coasts.

design philosophy

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

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

  • Purpose. Everything must be either beautiful or functional, and ideally both.

  • Balance. Create balance through juxtaposition: light and dark, soft and hard, smooth and textured, curved and straight.

  • Timelessness. Design to stand the test of time.

 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 these skills to every project to create a personalized design experience that is seamless and transparent for our clients.

Hailing from Wilmington, DE, Christine has always had a passion for the act of creating. 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 of interior 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.