Leyla Heckrotte - Twinterview with an Inspirational Susty Partier!

Happy Tuesday and welcome to the next installment in our series of Twinterviews (Twitter-length interviews, that is), where every question is answered by an amazingly Inspirational Susty Partier in 140 characters or less. Here we go, with:

Leyla Heckrotte, Founder and Creative Director at Leyla Heckrotte Design - a graphic design firm for the greater good.



1. Describe yourself personally.

Observant, patient, quiet (sometimes), loud (at other times—I'm a Gemini)fun, entertaining, passionate, creative, clever, witty, loving


2. What is your venture’s value proposition?

 As a graphic designer for the greater good, I furnish noble causes with clean, friendly design and strong branding for a lasting impact.

3. What inspires you?

NATURE. Also: people, love, healthy food, music, dancing, art, yoga, meditation, vibrant colors.


4. Word association: “Susty”

Sexy, cute, fun, long-lasting benefit


5. What good media have you consumed that we should check out?

I love inspiring, enlightening documentaries; "Press Pause Play" and "Inside Job" are recent mind-blowers.


6. Your favorite eco-friendly living or partying tip?

NYC composting! Just collect food scraps in your freezer, donate them at the Union Square Greenmarket, and reduce your garbage stench 100%!


7. Life lesson you want to pass on?

Always remember to come back to now and breathe. Appreciate every moment for what it is. We are all blessed to be alive.


8. Your favorite Susty Party product and why?

Anything bagasse: I love that it's made of the would-be-waste material of sugarcane juice extraction.