We create the media, the aesthetic, and the delivery of messages to propel the growth of meaningful social and environmental movements. We do this through film, animation, graphic design, environmental & exhibit design and interactives.

We work for everyone from federal agencies, to non-profits, to local startups:

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When we started Root House Studio, we wanted to create a collective that was deeply rooted in place, because we believe that doing so is key to becoming healthier, happier and more sustainable.

Located in Boulder, Colorado, Root House Studio is a design firm that is devoted to telling stories focused on promoting healthy lifestyles, reconnecting people and nature, progressing public understanding and engagement with science and technology, sharing our nation’s heritage, and encouraging environmental stewardship.

We have worked throughout the United States (and beyond) on interpretive and exhibit design, graphic design, film, animation, communication campaigns, nature play, recreation design / planning, and heritage tourism projects for a wide variety of clients including federal, state and local management agencies.

Our energetic team is excited by opportunities to use creative media and messaging in combination with innovative environmental design to reveal the stories and natural wonders of our western landscapes and communities and to invite and encourage exploration.

Mimi Mather and Ian Scott launched Root House Studio in 2011.