Wan-Yi Lin and Roger Chen's designs are simple, interactive and eco-friendly.
Mizzonk's collection of handcrafted furniture, accessories and limited-edition artwork has a playful, interactive theme that makes each piece unique. "We strive for form and function as they exist in nature, where everything has a purpose," says Lin. Chen, an architect, and Lin, a sculptor, met in New York and relocated to Maple Ridge, B.C., where they set up their studio on six acres of lush forest. Their designs reflect these natural surroundings — most pieces are made from locally sourced or reclaimed wood, clay or stone. Their Humble Bed (top) would add a rustic element to an industrial loft, while Linn's hand-rolled stoneware sculptures would work perfectly on a dining table or mantel. Here, a figure eight piece rests atop a refurbished scale — Chen likes to collect and tweak old machinery to use in the studio.