The engagement of Jessica Kirby Taylor and Joseph Hardwick Caldwell is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Mike and Denise Taylor of Lookout Mountain. Parents of the future bridegroom are Hardwick and Katharine Caldwell of Lookout Mountain. A riverside wedding is planned for Saturday, May 30. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Alton Crevasse and Denise Taylor, both of Signal Mountain. Miss Taylor graduated from Baylor School and the University of Virginia Penland School of Crafts. She is a designer at Damon Liss Designs in New York City, and is a member of Church of the Good Shepherd. The future bridegroom is the grandson of Betsy and Hardwick Caldwell of Lookout Mountain. Mr. Caldwell is a graduate of Virginia Episcopal School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is employed by Trafelet Brokaw & Co. in New York City, and is also a member of Church of the Good Shepherd.