Her work is powerful, fun and interesting. "I have practiced art since I was able to pick up a pen, marker, paint brush etc" she says. Her greatest influence is her mother, who is also an Artist. Zakiy's Art can be seen in several online Art Exhibition such as Exhibition Nestand Raw Artists. Shetakes her art to the next level by transforming it into apparel.
Dia Designs was created with the need to promote the power of womanhood. Dia Designs which is the acronym for Dara Iya Afin, meaning Beautiful Lady in Yoruba is transforming Afrocentrism, Black, Femininity and Power into Wearable Art!