Want to know who we are?

Take Root Creative is a full service design company that offers design, printing, website development and social media marketing.

We offer print design from posters, brochures, annual reports, flyers, banners and signs. We also offer digital design in the form of websites, custom facebook, twitter and other social media page graphics and e-blasts. Take Root Creative also provides custom advertising packages catered to a particular business as well as the designing of individual pieces for promotional needs.

The world of advertising is constantly changing at high speed, and small businesses do not want to be left in the dark. With constant evaluation and implementation of these changes, we provide effective advertising options to meet the unique needs of the small business market. We help your business “take root” within your local community and beyond. You plant the seeds, we’ll grow your business.

We are a small team with big ideas

Read more about us below – we’re friendly, creative, professional, fun and easy to work with.
We love meeting new people and starting new projects – no matter how big or small. Think we’d make a great fit? Get in touch with us.

Caitlin Christoff Taillon

Founder

Caitlin Christoff Taillon is passionate about design, marketing and advertising. Caitlin enjoys discovering new innovative logos and beautiful stationary, starting a fresh new notebook/sketchbook, finding hidden gems at auctions, clever marketing campaigns and spending time with her husband and daughter who continuously inspire new ideas.

Following graduation from Ryerson University with a Bachelor of Design degree, Caitlin worked a full time position in Toronto while maintaining freelance work on the side for small businesses in the Durham Region. All she needed was a move out of the city and the advice and assistance of a few great mentors to enter the world of small business. With a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for great design at any budget, Take Root Creative was born.

caitlin@takerootcreative.com

Hayley Waines

Communications Manager

Hayley graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Guelph, and completed her post-graduate education at Durham College. Before joining the Take Root Creative team in 2015, she held an executive role for a local non-profit organization. Hayley is a curious, creative mind with a love for the arts, and a passion for working with people. She has been an Uxbridge resident for most of her life, and truly savours every moment she gets to spend working in the community. Hayley is a total bookworm, devoted geocacher, yoga enthusiast, and self-proclaimed Scrabble master.

hayley@takerootcreative.com

Holly Myers

Senior Graphic Designer

Holly graduated from Durham College’s 3 year Graphic Design Program with an Advanced Diploma. With a love of small town living, Holly did a 400 hour internship from January to April, 2012, at Sweet World Media in Uxbridge where she was hired after completion. In January of 2014, Holly happily joined the Take Root Creative team. With a passion for design Holly is constantly being inspired – whether following blogs online or seeing design in the streets – and always looking to improve and grow while keeping up with the current trends. Holly is a lover of pets, wildlife and nature and enjoys doing photography, creating art, reading and playing piano.

Darcy Rumble

Digital Marketing Specialist

Darcy graduated from Canadore College with a Radio Broadcasting diploma before working in production and on-air announcing for a few different radio stations. He then went on to earn an honours Bachelor of Arts degree in English Studies. Darcy spent the next few years building up experience with creative writing and social media marketing for various businesses before landing at Take Root Creative. He loves live music, you’ll probably hear his laughter long before he enters a room, and he finds endless entertainment in puns and clever wordplay.

Mary Hackett

Graphic Designer

Mary graduated with an advanced diploma from Durham College’s 3 year Graphic Design Program. After graduating, she began working as a designer at Metroland Media Toronto. After 3 years at Metroland Media, Mary decided it was time to get away from the big city. She thought of Uxbridge which had always been a beautiful town that she visited often, and immediately felt at home at Take Root Creative. She happily joined the Take Root Creative Team in April 2017. Mary enjoys doing fine art photography, reading and making puzzles in her spare time.