ROBIN STEWART HALL

Robin Hall is an award-winning theme designer based in Southern California, who has worked for over 40 years as a pioneer in the entertainment industry. He has master planned and designed countless theme park attractions, water parks and museum exhibits across the U.S. and around the world. Originally educated at Chouinard in Los Angeles, and California Institute of the Arts in Santa Clarita, where he received his B.F.A. in 1972, from there Robin worked as the Art Director of Magic Mountain and then as Chairman of the Architectural Committee for the Newhall Land and Farming Company. For 17 years, Robin was the Vice President of Design and Architecture at Knott’s Berry Farm, where he designed all their major attractions including Knott’s Camp Snoopy, Ghost Town Alive, Kingdom of the Dinosaurs, Jaguar, Bigfoot Rapids, Mystery Lodge, Boardwalk, Camp Snoopy at Mall of America and Ghost Rider.

As a main partner of Green Hall Designs from 1998 to 2002, Robin designed attractions for Warner Bros. Movie World, Madrid. Along with this, Robin also storyboarded the Batman simulator film and handled all licensed property reviews of art and sculpture for Warner Bros. final approval.

In 2002, Robin independently pursued museum work and formalized the Master Plan for Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry and worked on many of their attractions, most notably as Art Director and Exhibit Designer for the U-505 Submarine Experience. Robin was then hired to master plan Ocean Park in Hong Kong and joined forces with Vertex Productions in Altadena, California from 2002 to 2007. With Vertex, he completed a 700 million dollar Master Plan. He went on to design Dubailand (for EDAW) and multiple attractions in England, China, India and Mongolia.

In the last 5 years, Robin has focused on master planning entertainment, tourist and cultural city developments in China, outdoor and indoor theme parks, water parks and museum attractions around the globe. He is currently working on projects for 2 Vidanta theme parks in Mexico and various other projects in the U.S., Korea, and China. During this time period he also served as a design expert witness on a water park in Hong Kong.

Robin has two Thea awards (Mystery Lodge; U-505) and an Applause Award recognizing his time at Knott’s Berry Farm along with the President’s Medal for Camp Snoopy.

Robin is available for planning and designing of all types of entertainment projects. He may be contacted by cell: 626 437 8252 or by email: robinstewarthall@gmail.com

“This website is really a portfolio whose primary purpose is to show my design diversity in problem solving and the importance of having a flexible brain”