About

Hey, it’s me.

by Laurel Hechanova

 

Hi there! My name is Laurel Hechanova, and I'm a designer from Guam currently living in San Francisco. I will rarely correct you about this in person, but “Laurel,” in my case, is pronounced with the accent on the second syllable. It should end up rhyming with Superman's dad's name. (Points to Ravenclaw if you didn't have to google Superman's dad's name.) I’m half Filipino and half Chamorro, so I assume the pronunciation is Spanish in origin (cf. Spanish occupation) although I’ve never had this verified.

I spend most of my workdays turning words, ideas and whiteboard drawings into apps or websites. I spend most of my free time trying to catch up with my wife's literal circus.

I tweet at a very tolerable frequency, and (very) occasionally you can get glimpses of what I’m working on via Dribbble. I also maintain…

 Who loves taking photos and getting hugs? (Hint: not cats!)

Who loves taking photos and getting hugs? (Hint: not cats!)