We are thrilled to announce that colour ambassador and champion Zeena Shah will be joining our judging panel for the 2021 Colour in Design Awards. A past graduate who exhibited her earliest textile designs at New Designers, Zeena will have her eyes peeled for talent who use colour with confidence and unrestrained delight”.
Zeena Shah is an East London based Art Director & Stylist. Author of How to Print Fabric and the Lifestyle Blog Heart Zeena, where she shares her passion for a colourful OOTD and her equally colourful interiors addiction. Zeena trained as a Printed Textile designer at Chelsea School of Art & Design. With a passion for colour, print and pattern, Zeena began her career as a print designer and also launched a homeware label featuring hand screen printed goods for the home. Zeena quickly realised that what brought her joy was sharing her skills with others, and started running a programme of printmaking workshops from her East London studio space. She loves inspiring likeminded people to get creative and craft from their kitchen table. 2016 saw the launch of Zeena’s first book How to Print Fabric, followed by Scandia an illustrated adult colouring book. Zeena has since made appearances on the BBC and Channel 4 sharing her creative knowhow. Zeena has since focussed her attention to Art Direction and styling work for a variety of clients. Most recently, Zeena starred in the new Channel 4 show DIY makeover show, Hire My Home. Alongside this, Zeena is a colourful content creator inspiring colour positivity with her weekly style colour challenges over on her Instagram channel @heartzeena.The abundance of colour and joy can also be found on her second account especially for interiors, @heartzeenahome, where she shows how we can make a rented home our own.