A Peek

the curtain


the visual storyteller behind Tobyrose Designs, a multi-faceted graphic design studio based in sunny Los Angeles.

Hey, I'm Ali,

I help passionate entrepreneurs and creative artists make their mark in their industries by dishing out dynamic brand and web experiences that make them stand out from the crowd.

You: an enthusiastic small business owner who wants to turn their passion into a profit, or 

maybe you’re a dancer, singer, or actor (or all of the above, you triple threat!) that wants your online presence to authentically replicate the presence you bring to the stage or screen. 

Well, my dear friend, this is your future. It’s right within your reach. After years of inundating myself in the world of graphic design and marketing, working with clients from all industries and walks of life, and collaborating with a ton of different people and personalities, I found the magic sauce that has helped countless entrepreneurs and artists bring their branding and websites straight out of the audition room and right to center stage, booking the jobs and clients of their dreams.

Regardless of your industry, you want to live a happy life sharing what you love and care about with the world. But you’re busy out there hustling! Finding the time to design a logo, website or cultivating the colors of your Instagram feed seems impossible. Let alone the fact that investing in yourself, and your business, can be really scary! 

Enter stage left: Tobyrose Designs. 

My mission, (and I definitely choose to accept it) is to use branding and website design to get you and your business noticed!

To make what might have seemed daunting, fun as hell! To give you a brand and/or website that you’re proud of. To ensure that anyone who finds you online comes to love you just as much as I loved every single boy band that graced the cover of Teen Beat magazine in the 00’s. I know….that’s a lot of fanmail.

I am that show tune-belting, hoofing tap dancer that made a career out of being seen and heard on the stage. But I’m also that crazy passionate business owner who lives for sharing her love of design with her clients and basically anyone who is willing to look and listen.
Further, I know what it’s like to not be confident in what I’m putting out there. As a performer, most of my life was spent looking in a mirror and being judged on my appearance or talent. 

The truth is,
I understand you!

But instead of letting that define me, I re-defined my life.

On my journey to creating what Tobyrose Designs is today, I tried on a LOT of different hats for size, resulting in a few rebrands, some minor meltdowns, and a whole lot of soul-searching. I spent countless hours researching, learning, grinding. I felt the overwhelm that can come with redefining the landscape for yourself while trying to chase your dreams at the very same time.

I built this business of mine from the ground up, and experienced first-hand how important it is to have a clear vision and goal in mind, how important it is to consider both strategy and aesthetics, and how important it is to find the right partners and resources to execute it. Tobyrose Designs was created to help other people, who yearned for the same things for their brand/business that I did, to finally feel heard. 

Working day in and day out with creatives and entrepreneurs who want to elevate their game sets my heart on fire, like my man Bruce Springsteen preaches, and well, I like to think the proof of what TRD can do for your business is in the Showcase. I go above and beyond to bring my clients the smartest, most strategic, and best looking design for their brands. Now it’s simply time for you to see for yourself!

the fun facts

Can i get an encore?

Billy Joel and Tina Turner. Favorite singers, hands down.

I adore my dog Jethro. Not that he has to do anything to get my obsessive adoration...just exist.

I’m a rare, bonafide combo of right & left-brained (so you get the best of both worlds!)

I try to make everyone feel like a close friend - especially my fellow entrepreneurs & performers (ya feel me?)

"Ali is the perfect communicator."

She conceived branding and a site for me that was more  perfect for me coaching business than I knew how to ask for. She anticipated every need, made me feel so comfortable and taken care of, and worked so efficiently. I can't recommend her enough! 

kate moore, Centered wellness Co.

"Ali is the real deal!"

From our first Zoom meeting, I felt like we had known each other for YEARS. She listens intently, has an unparalleled creative eye, and created the website of my dreams. She made it painless, quick, and FUN. I feel so lucky to have met and worked with her!

Sarah hinrichsen, actress & nutritionist

"An absolute JOY to work with."

She produces only the highest-quality work. It's like she can read minds! From beginning to end, she was there walking me through the process in detail, every step of the way. If you're thinking about hiring Ali, don't think, just do...you won't regret it.

KAYLEE SACHS, actress & designer

"I can't recommend her more!"

Having attempted to design my website in the past, it just never looked quite as professional as I had dreamed. I could have NOT be happier with my new site. The end product looks incredible, and it is exactly what I need to really flourish in my industry...a dream to work with!


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