Gallery

Magazine Party ∙ 2012

Double page magazine spread showing Zakee's Fluorite and Rose Quartz, hand-drawn artwork, 2012
Zakee created a series of illustrations based on "healing through looking at drawings" for a spread in a New-York-based magazine "Magazine Party". The magazines were hand-made as limited editions of 100. More

AMV/Skinny Dip ∙ 2012

'Dreamweaver Black' digital print on archival paper, 2011
Zakee was asked by UK creative agency, Skinny Dip, to create two artworks for a group show exhibited in conjunction with the design agency AMV/BBDO. More

Zakee Shariff For People Tree ∙ SS12

'Paisley' all-over print, Zakee Shariff for People Tree, SS12
Zakee launched her first collaboration with the wonderful leading Fairtrade fashion pioneer, People Tree, consisting of a new collection of easy-to-wear jersey pieces with unique bold prints. The collection consisted of four individual prints in Zakee's signature style using pop colours, paisley More

LOVE Japan ∙ 2011

Zakee Shariff for LOVE Japan
Zakee created a piece of artwork for LOVE JAPAN used on ladies and men's T-shirts as well as a bag, for the very special charity LOVE JAPAN, set up by the London-based photography retouch company, LOVE. After the devastating effects of More

Zakee Shariff For (BUGABOO)RED ∙ 2010

Zakee Shariff for (BUGABOO) RED. 'Chameleon' buggy in 'Bug Bug' all-over print
As the UK ambassador for (BUGABOO)RED, Zakee designed an all-over print for their "Chameleon" stroller/buggy, in celebration of the two year anniversary of the partnership between (RED) and Bugaboo. It was a one-off production and was auctioned  in October 2010 More

Zero Seven, Atlantic Records ∙ 2010

Zakee Shariff artwork with hand painted details in pen and ink for 'Record' CD cover for Atlantic Records
Zakee worked closely with Sam Hardaker of Zero Seven on the art direction of their album RECORD, creating a hand-printed marble which she then hand-painted onto. She also created co-art-directed and created the artwork for the CD booklet.               More

Select Art And Prints ∙ 2005–10

'Freedom', 2008
A selection of Zakee's art and print designs, used for her clothing collections, exhibitions and collaborations... More

Limited Edition Product ∙ 2010

'Rainbow Love Skull' cushion, large and small
Zakee created a series of limited edition cushions that were sold online and through The Standard Store in Sydney, Australia. More

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

Collaborations & Prints ∙ 2005–10

Double Tiger all-over textile design, hand-drawn and digitally coloured, 2007
Zakee has worked with a variety of designers and brands in collaboration in her work. From 2005 to 2010 her collaborations include Top Shop (swimwear and underwear), Boxfresh (AW06 & SS06), Freemans (AW06 & SS06), Pants To Poverty and Religion. 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

Roxy Heart by Zakee Shariff ∙ AW09

Zakee Shariff for Roxy Heart, 2009. Photo by Benjamin Alexander Huseby
Zakee teamed up with Roxy Europe to work as artist and designer for Roxy Heart, a new concept whereby Roxy's head designer, Valerie Thevenot, collaborated with a new creative every season to create a collection of clothing and accessories. Zakee 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

Zakee Shariff × MAYZ ∙ SS09

'Ruth SKull' Artwork for print 2009
Zakee's collaboration with the Japanese designers and store MAYZ (Make Art Your Zoo) continued in 2009 with with a collection of unisex garments, as well as limited edition wine glasses. 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