Tobi Ashiru



Bachelor of Architectural Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa Master of Architecture, University of Southern California

Tobi is a creative problem solver, leader and designer. With a mission to change the world through design, she strives to push the boundaries of creativity. Born in Nigeria and raised in South Africa, Tobi seeks to create contextually relevant work that celebrates blackness. She's a multi-hyphenate creative with diverse experiences as an architectural designer, installation artist, forever student, educator, and business owner. 

She stays committed to the advancement of underrepresented voices in many ways and through Poché Design Studio, a black woman owned design agency she co-founded, where the mission is to occupy and amplify the black space in design.