Gallery/Art & Design

Skye, Atlantic Records ∙ 2006

Skye, Mind How You Go album cover Zakee Shariff (illustration) & Frank Bauer (photo), 2006
Zakee was approached by Atlantic Records to produce artwork for Skye's Mind How You Go album campaign. Working with photographer Frank Bauer's imagery, Zakee illustrated the album cover and inlay book, as well as the cover of the single, "Love Show". More

V&A ∙ 2006

'Karokia' (detail), 2004. Silk-screen print on paper. 60 × 250 cm
In 2005 one of Zakee's screen prints, Karokia, was procured by the V&A Museum, and was subsequently featured in their Prints Now exhibition, held in the V&A's Julie & Robert Breckman Gallery in 2006. The show detailed recent developments in printmaking and More

Shariff/Hudson, “We Are Running Slightly Blind” ∙ 2006

Zakee & Cody's work hanging together at the Hejfina Gallery, Chicago, October 2006
Zakee collaborated with Chicago-based artist Cody Hudson (Struggle Inc) for a show entitled We Are Running Slightly Blind, held at the Hejfina gallery/store in Chicago. More

Zakee Shariff × Medicom ∙ 2006

Henri, 'Jah Star' textile design For Medicom's FABRICK project, 2006
Zakee designed an all-over print for the Japanese toymaker, Medicom, for their fabric project, FABRICK. The Jah Star design as featured on a variety of accessories and interior products, including the soft toy, Henri. Another toy, named Jean & Tempur, More

Shariff/Miller, “Dubai” ∙ 2006

Rainbow buildings, 2006. Silk-screen print on photograph
In 2005 Zakee took a trip to Dubai with her friend and long-time collaborator, photographer Rosalind Miller. Rosalind shot a series of images, on which Zakee screen printed geometric forms in rainbow blends of colour, to contrast with the more neutral More

Hertford House Hotel ∙ 2006

'Magic' wallpaper design, blue colourway, 2006. For Hertford House Hotel, UK
Hertford House Hotel is a 300 year-old Georgian style building situated on Parliament Square in Hertford, just outside London. Zakee was brought in to cast her creative eye over certain areas of the hotel, and produced twenty-two screen prints for the More

Refill Magazine ∙ 2006

Fats Shariff & Zakee Shariff, 'Untitled', 2006. For Refill Magazine (UK), issue #6
Issue 6 of Refill Magazine featured a collaboration between Zakee and her brother, Fats Shariff (www.fatsarazzi.com). With "London" as the brief, Fats snapped, then digitally manipulated the images, while Zakee added colour. The results are abstract – see More

Amelia’s Magazine ∙ 2005

'Cherries', 2005 For Amelia's Magazine (UK), Issue #4, Nov 2005
One of Zakee's illustrations was used as a double-page spread in issue 4 of Amelia's Magazine, which came with a vibrant scratch 'n' sniff front cover and an exclusive set of smelly pens to colour-in some wonderful "colouring pages" designed More

Zakee Shariff × The Consortium ∙ 2005

Zakee Shariff, assorted decks, 2005. Silk-screen print, stencil and spray paint on wood
Zakee created a touring exhibition of hand-sprayed skateboard decks, alongside prints and limited-edition screen printed unisex T-shirts, which were exhibited in June 2005 in the Consortium Shop, Bournemouth, and then at Five Green, Dubai in July 2005. A number of More

Select Art And Prints ∙ 1998–2005

'Peace Hand', 2000. Hand-drawn artwork, coloured digitally
A selection of Zakee's artworks, used within her clothing collection and/or in collaboration. When making new textiles, Zakee's process is to create drawings, paintings and screen prints, before abstracting them into pattern. More