Decor / Props / Art Director
Creative master of note, Jeanne Botes majored in sculpture and print making from the University of Stellenbosch. Embarking on an career that started as a set dresser and prop maker in the movie industry, Jeanne went on to join an interior designer ; taught fine arts, design and the history of art ; and entered the world of publishing. Decor Editor for House & Leisure and Elle Decoration, Jeanne’s responsibilities included conceptualising, planning and executing of shoots, whilst building the brands. A move to Weylandts as Group Creative nationally involved the development of high levels of creative concept, merchandising and styling on a retail level. Jeanne currently contracts for Hertex Fabrics and magazines, is involved in creative visual merchandising concepts and freelances as a decor stylist and props master with Bird on a Wire.