Gallery/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

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

Zakee Shariff for Topshop ∙ SS06

'Topshop Wave' textile design, blue colourway. For Topshop, SS06
Following Autumn/Winter 2005's underwear collection, Zakee collaborated with Topshop for a second season to produce a swimwear line. The featured print, inspired by Zakee's love of the sea, was used on bikinis and a sexy one-piece. 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

Zakee Shariff for Boxfresh ∙ AW06/SS06

'Star Guitar' print. Zakee for Boxfresh, AW06
Zakee created two capsule collaborative collections for Boxfresh in SS06 and AW06, consisting of fine jersey garments made up in dresses, T-shirts and vests, as well as a heavy-knit poncho. Zakee produced four exclusive new prints for the streetwear brand, 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 skateboards were 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

Art & Design Prints ∙ 1998–2005

'Henna Hands' printed wallpaper, 2001
A selection of Zakee prints from 1998-2005, used in her own collections and in collaboration. More

Zakee Shariff ∙ SS05

Cotton/viscose jersey dress: Love Writes print. Photo by Clementine Charity
For Spring/Summer 2005 Zakee continued to create simple, wearable garments with an innovative approach to print, fit and embellishment – exceptionally feminine clothes with an urban twist. Entitled West Coast Desert Highway, the SS05 collection was inspired by a trip that Zakee made More

Zakee Shariff, “Where For Art Thou” ∙ AW04

Silk dress: Love Doily print. Hand-applique belt: Lucy Miller for Zakee Shariff. Photo by Rosalind Miller. Styling by Tamara Fulton. Make-up by Kate Lee. Hair by Asashi
For Autumn/Winter 2004, Zakee drew inspiration from her personal sketchbook from one of her journeys through Japan. The Jima Sky print was derived from a luxury star-printed jersey, taken from Zakee's sketches of a night sky on the Japanese island of More

Zakee’s Shoes, 2004–06

Printed canvas boot, Zakee Shariff, AW05
Zakee created four shoe collections in both leather and canvas. The most popular were her printed flat pump canvas shoes and high-top sneaker boots. Still loved by many. More

Zakee Shariff, “Summer Breeze” ∙ SS04

Bikini: Starcat print. Photo by Jess McDonald. Make-up by Kate Lee. Styling by Zakee Shariff
Zakee's Summer Breeze collection for Spring/Summer 2004 was inspired by the joys of city life crossed with the elements of nature, especially the sea. The collection included a fusion of elegant silks, strong tailoring and casual jerseys. Images and shapes inspired by More

Oki-Ni ∙ 2003

'Orgy' print, used for wallpaper for the Oki-Ni window display, 2003
Zakee was asked by London-based design collective Oki-Ni to create an exhibition of customised clothing for their store on Saville Row, London. As well as hand-customising underwear, tops, bottoms and sweatshirts, Zakee created the wallpaper for the store (in her Mhendi print) as More

Zakee Shariff, “Peace Driven” ∙ AW03

Cotton jersey jacket: Orgy print, Cotton jersey pants: Mhendi Hands print. Cotton striped socks: no print. Leather shoes: no print. Photo by Rosalind Miller. Make-up by Kate Lee. Styling by Tamara Fulton
For her Autumn/Winter 2003 collection, Zakee was inspired by childhood memories of her mother's boutique in 1970s Pakistan, where sumptuous embroidered fabrics lay strewn over a stunning mosaic floor. Zakee fused these elements with influences from London street culture, creating a More

Zakee Shariff ∙ SS03

Silk jacket: Scots' Land print. Silk trousers: Scot's Land print. Photo by Neil Stewart. Styling by Zakee Shariff
Seeking refuge on a deserted beach in Thailand, Zakee found inspiration in the purest elements of nature – the sky, sun and stars. Each print was hand-drawn, bringing together personal mementos, precious memories, the fun of fantasy and the warmth More