“What satisfies the eyes satisfies the soul.”
Lin Zhuo Chen is a Chinese-Ecuadorian designer that is passionately drawn to the captivating experiences and sensory dimensions of interior spaces and objects. It is through this fascination that she finds herself continuously exploring the interplay of movement and materials, aiming to bridge the perceived gap between interior and exterior realms. Her ultimate goal is to create spaces that forge a profound connection with one's inner self.
In her practice, Lin embarks on a journey to distill the very essence and narrative of existing spaces, weaving them into designs that engage and resonate with the surrounding community. Each project she undertakes serves as an experiment and invaluable opportunity to delve deeper into the essence of interior spaces. This commitment to experimentation has become the defining characteristic of her practice, where every project becomes a unique and enriching case study.
Lin completed her BA in Design at Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milano (2017-2020), and worked later on various projects in her home country Ecuador. She then, continued her studies at the Royal College of Art, Graduate diploma (Product, Interior and Spacial Design, 2021), where expanded and enriched her skills as a designer and artist.
The SuperMatter Platform has challenged her to explore narratives and sensorial experiences through materials and the methodology of "thinking through making".
Exhibitions & Publications
Feb 2023 / IFI D2D Issue 22 - Adaptability - Interiors ReNewUse | Featured Cork explorations photograph
May 2022 / John Hejduk London Masque Exhibition | Royal Academy of Arts | Anthropomorphic Scarecrow building
April 2021 / NABA Design Awards 2021 | Featured BA Thesis project and NO|WHEN Hotel project
Honours & Awards
NABA Design Awards 2021
2021 / Nominated Best BA Interior Design Project, N O | W H E N Hotel
2021 / Nominated Best BA Interior Design Thesis, R A W Reuse, Adapt, Maintain