Ziadé was born in Beirut in 1968 and currently resides in Paris, where she moved to at the age of eighteen. Ziadé started her career as a fabric designer for fashion houses such as Jean-Paul Gaultier and as a designer of album covers and movie posters. She is also a prolific illustrator, having contributed to numerous international fashion and news magazines and illustrated five books for children and one for adults. In 2010, she also published Bye Bye Babylon (1975-1979), an illustrated novel set in the same period. Ziadé has had solo shows in Beirut, Paris, Los Angeles and Munich. She has also taken part in numerous group exhibitions and art fairs, such as the FIAC (Paris, 2006), ArtParis (2008), Pulse (New York, 2008), Slick (Paris, 2007), Shanghai Art (2007), and the Armory Show (New York, 2010).