WHO WE ARE

Form + Field creates original interiors tailored to the identity, history, and surroundings of our clients. With an emphasis on fine art, distinctive furnishings, and a deep respect for architecture, 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 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 the juxtaposition of opposites.

  • Timelessness. Design to stand the test of time.

 
Christine Lin, Principal

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

Growing up in Wilmington, DE, Christine always had a passion for creating - whether craft projects, drawing, or 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 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. 

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