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Keith Helfet

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Name  Keith Helfet
Role  Designer
Education  Royal College of Art

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Keith Helfet is an automotive designer.

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After demonstrating little academic promise in South Africa, Helfet turned to art. He had a natural affinity for automotive design and was accepted as a student into the most prestigious automotive styling programme in the world at the Royal College of Art in London.

Keith Helfet Designing for Jaguar we talk to Keith Helfet Drive

A native of South Africa, Helfet became the Chief Stylist at Jaguar (car) where his work was admired by Sir William Lyons who had shaped the character of design at the brand for decades.

Keith Helfet Designing for Jaguar we talk to Keith Helfet Drive

Helfet designed the high performance Jaguars: XJ-220; XK-180 and the stillborn F-Type.

Keith Helfet Designing for Jaguar we talk to Keith Helfet Drive

Helfet now runs his own design company, Helfet Design.

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References

Keith Helfet Wikipedia