In this episode, Margo is joined by the creative mind and heart behind UK-based Illustration Agency Jehane Ltd., Jehane Boden Spiers. Jehane is a successful designer in her own right and has several designs licensed all over the world. Born in Brighton, UK, she graduated with a degree in Textile Design from Winchester School of Art in the early 1990’s. Jehane was one of the first designers to use quotes and lettering in surface patterns inspiring a trend which is commonplace today. Jehane founded her Illustration Agency in 2018 with a vision to be the most imaginative, most alive, and most loved Artist’s Agency. Jehane personally represents twenty stunning artists from the UK, Europe, USA, Canada, and New Zealand.
Margo and Jehane discuss:
Family life and her creative parents
Being one of the first artists to use words in surface pattern
Understanding how we stand out in order to follow our own authenticity
Representing heritage artists
Her process for taking on new artists as an agent
Balancing agency work and her own creative work
And so much more!
Her client-list includes Anthropologie, Museums & Galleries, The National Trust, Scholastic, Galison, Roger la Borde, Olympia Le Tan, and many more. She is known for her exceptional eye and dedication to outstanding quality, artistry, and creative ideas. Jehane is an active partner for her artists, clients, and the artistic community.
Mentioned in this episode:
Cloth of Gold
Edward Everett Root Press
Liberty of London
3 people inspiring Jehane:
Her parents – Maggie and John
Her artistic community
Connect with Jehane Boden Spiers:
Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest – jehane_ltd