Knit:Design:Research is an experimental design studio directed by Jane Scott and Elizabeth Gaston. Jane and Elizabeth are academics in The School of Design at The University of Leeds whose practice is united through the medium of knit. Their collaborative work includes knitted interior architecture, site specific installations, and community driven co-design events.
Dr. Elizabeth Gaston is a textile designer, maker and researcher. An international textile design career has led to her current role as the programme manager of BA Textile Design at the University of Leeds, where she specializes in research and teaching of knitted and stitched textiles
Dr. Jane Scott is a UK based designer and academic whose work Programmable Knitting has been exhibited internationally. Her research focuses on environmentally responsive material systems, and biomimicry, using her practice to interrogate the transformational role of textiles as site specific architectures.