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 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
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
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
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 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
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
In 2005, Zakee's West Coast Desert Highway art exhibition showed in the London Printwork Trust Gallery in Brixton, South London, before touring to Dubai where it was exhibited at the Five Green gallery. Zakee customised the floor of More
A selection of Zakee prints from 1998-2005, used in her own collections and in collaboration. More
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