Jane Keith is a designer-maker based in Scotland. She established Jane Keith Designs in 1997 and the company has grown and developed over the years.
She specialises in printing and painting onto cashmere and silk, producing products menswear and womenswear accessories for the high end of the market.
Jane has worked with many diverse clients across the globe including: Liberty of London, V&A Museum, London, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) NY, Scottish Executive, British Embassy, Designers Guild, Christopher Farr Handmade Rugs, Scottish Gallery, Contemporary Applied Arts, to name a few.
JKD ties are also seen regularly on celebrities, and TV personalities, especially on Newscasters.
JKD products have been exhibited and sold widely, appearing in shops in USA, and Europe.
Should you have any contacts about our products, services, commissioning, please get in touch with Jane directly.
Running parallel to the business, Jane has also Lecturered in Textile Design for over 20 years. Working part time, she is currently co Programme Director for Textile Design at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, at the University of Dundee, in Scotland. She strongly believes teaching and educating the next wave of designers, is a very exciting two way interaction. Imbedding enterprise, entrepreunureship, employability, problem solving approaches, sustainability, local industry awareness and a basic understanding of the key values of the design process are all funamental attributes taught and embedded into teaching. The direct link between practictoiner and educator supplies a very valuable insight for the students survival and longevity in the design industry.