Meet The Face Behind

HONEY & BLOOM

A BRIKA maker story

Becky Hui Chan

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
"I believe in making things happen."
“I keep everything that my kids make these days - I have boxes and boxes of their artwork.”

“It was a very hard decision to leave the company I was working for I knew that I had to take a risk to start the next chapter in my life.”


“Once I have a few concepts I'm ready to bring to life, I get on the computer and start the creating process.”


“It was a very hard decision to leave the company I was working for I knew that I had to take a risk to start the next chapter in my life.”


Life is all about balance — and Becky Hui Chan knows this very well. She spends her days juggling her design company, projects for clients and, of course, taking care of her two young children.


She’s spent the past five years growing into her role as a mom and a full-time maker (her son and her company were born six months apart in 2008), but with a background as an art director and designer (including for Wired magazine), she’s also busy giving creative direction to a variety of companies. And somehow, through all of it, she still finds the time to do some traveling and enjoy date nights with her husband at their favorite pizzeria.

What are your tips for how to start a project or nurture your creativity?

When you have an idea, write it down. Don't let any of them get away from you, whether they're good or not, they might come in handy or spark other ideas.

What is your design background?

Prior to starting Honey & Bloom I worked as an art director and designer for various companies including Wired Magazine, ReadyMade Magazine, and SYPartners. I continue to freelance, collaborate and give creative direction on multiple projects while running my little shop.

What are people usually surprised to learn about you?

This is a little embarrassing, but I was part of the Step Dance Team in high school. I'm a bit tiny (5'3") but I can make a loud stomp!!

What one thing do you every day without fail?

Everyday I design something. Everyday I drink coffee. Everyday I take care of my kids.

 


“I love it when I capture a moment that can't ever be recreated again.”
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