Gallery/Art & Design

Shariff/Miller, “Light” ∙ 2007

Zakee Shariff & Rosalind Miller, 'Yellow Light', digital hand illustration over photograph, 84 × 118 cm
Zakee Shariff and British photographer Rosalind Miller created a new body of work using photographs of lights and gels, with overlays of Zakee's hand-made marble drawings. More

“Searching For Light” Exhibition, London & Zurich ∙ 2009

Spirit Come Shed Your Light On Me, 2009. Watercolour
Zakee exhibited a selection of new artwork at the Old Shoreditch Station (AKA No-One/Jaguar Shoes) on Kingsland Road, London E2. The show then moved to Gloss/Grand in Zurich, Switzerland. Supported by Roxy Heart, the show saw a departure from Zakee's More

ASOS Magazine ∙ 2009

Page spread of illustrations for ASOS Magazine For ASOS, May 2009
For the May 2009 edition of their magazine, ASOS asked Zakee to create some illustrations and give an interview on the theme of music festivals. Here are the drawings used in the magazine. More

Fashion A–Z, An Illustrated Dictionary ∙ 2009

Zakee Shariff & Alex Newman, 'Fashion A–Z, An Illustrated Dictionary', front cover. For Laurence King Publishing, 2009
Zakee and her husband Al compiled a fashion dictionary for Laurence King Publishing entitled Fashion A–Z, An Illustrated Dictionary. Illustrated by Zakee and written and designed by Al, it is available from Amazon and all good bookshops. More

Leona Naess, Polydor/Verve ∙ 2008/09

Zakee Shariff & Al Newman, Leona Naess Thirteens UK album CD booklet centre spread, for Polydor Records, 2009
Zakee art directed, illustrated and co-designed the album campaign for Polydor/Verve artist Leona Naess, in collaboration with her husband Al Newman. The first single from the campaign, "Heavy Like Sunday", was released on seven-inch single in June 2008 (limited to More

Shariff/Miller, “Floral” ∙ 2007

'Ranunculus', 2007. Digital illustration over photograph
While pregnant with her first child, Rosalind Miller, one of Zakee's long-time friends and collaborators, photographed a series of plants and flowers representing growth, form, beauty and health. To these, Zakee added sacred geometric shapes and fine line drawings, combining More

Zakee Shariff For Sceptre ∙ 2007

Zakee's cover illustration for Siri Hustvedt's book, What I Loved, published by Sceptre, 2007
To celebrate the 21st anniversary of its literary imprint, Sceptre, publisher Hodder Stoughton commissioned 21 artists and illustrators to come up with original covers for a range of its titles. Zakee illustrated the cover for a new edition of What More

Zakee Shariff For Coca-Cola ∙ 2007

'Al-'Over Cola', 2003
In 2003, Zakee was approached by Coca-Cola to design a textile print using the contour bottle. Zakee paid homage to Andy Warhol's Coca-Cola screen-print by positioning the bottles next to each other, adding her own touch by giving each bottle More

Al Fingers Meets Zakee Shariff, “Stardust” ∙ 2007

Stardust mixtape, compiled by DJ Al Fingers for Zakee Shariff, 2007
In 2007, DJ Al Fingers compiled a mixtape entitled Stardust to accompany Zakee's collection of the same name (see it here). Featuring Jill Scott, Minnie Riperton, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole and Brian Eno among others, the mix is Al Fingers' musical More

“My 2007″ Exhibition, Colette ∙ 2007

'Peace & Love', 2006. For Colette's 'My 2007' show in aid of WWF
Zakee was invited to participate in the My 2007 exhibition at Colette, Paris, 2007. The show featured work from artists, illustrators and graphic designers from across the world, including Futura, Laurent Fetis, Cody Hudson, Kaws and many more, all of More