Maria Yee 于1988年在加利福尼亚州的Scotts Valley成立了自己的同名设计工作室。该工作室是加利福尼亚当代家具的设计先驱，致力于环保可持续性材料和手工艺的研究。Maria Yee注重每一个环节，从负责种植可持续性的硬木，到环保的水性漆饰面，再到豪华的皮革，再到手工锻造的金属拉手，Maria Yee致力于可持续地采购优质材料。Maria Yee应用磨砂技术，为经典工艺注入新的活力。利用基于中国古代传统的现代化细木工系统，Maria Yee开发了不需要钉子或螺钉的建造技术。Maria Yee 以加利福尼亚州的现代设计而闻名，并承担着对环境和社会的责任。
Maria Yee established her namesake design studio in 1988 in Scotts Valley, California. A design pioneer focused on California contemporary furniture, the studio focuses on wellness, material, and craft. Every element matters; from responsibly grown hardwoods, to eco conscious water-based finishes, to luxurious leather, to hand forged metal pulls, Maria Yee works hard to sustainably source quality materials. Maria Yee applies honed techniques, breathing new life into classic craftsmanship. Utilizing a modernized joinery system based on ancient Chinese tradition, Maria Yee has developed construction techniques that require no nails or screws. Acclaimed for California contemporary designs as well as advancing environmental and social responsibilities, Maria Yee believes in holistic design, and the idea that every step in the process material, craft, and environment matters.