Creative leadership for brand experiences, theme parks and museums

What we do

FM GLOBAL CENTRE OPENS

Congratulations to FM Global on the grand opening of the FM Global Centre in Singapore.  Insurance Business calls it an "experiential risk management facility" that "houses multiple interactive simulation labs, learning spaces and a theatre." The company's CEO said it's a place where clients can get a "first-hand experience in the science of risk management." A video tour is available on YouTube.

ZOE THATCHER SPEAKS AT SATE

What can the experience industry learn from fashion, Barbiecore and cute dance costumes? Well, our Designer & Illustrator Zoe Thatcher spoke on Friday Oct. 14 in Las Vegas at the Themed Entertainment Association's annual SATE Conference. Zoe weaved a story, which you can read here, about how experience designers can learn from the fashion industry's macrotrends for, in the end, these trends do symbolize stories of their own.

H2.O COMING TO JACKSONVILLE

Creative Principals is partnering with JRA on the visitor experience inside JEA’s new H2.O Purification Center in Jacksonville. The overall project team is led by Haskell with architect Yves Rathle and engineering partners Black & Veatch. Our scope includes creative direction, design and writing. The project is scheduled to open in 2025.

Our Passion Projects

About us

A Creative Family

Creative Principals is led by a creative family with a love for experiences. From theme parks, to museums and visitors centers we work hard to imagine and create the next great experience for clients around the world!

Geoff Thatcher

Geoff is the Founder & Chief Creative Officer at Creative Principals. As an experienced creative director, he excels at leading projects from concept to reality. These projects are most often about creating world-class experiences in corporate visitor centers, museums, theme parks and live events. He is also the author of The CEO's Time Machine.

Zoe Thatcher

Zoe is a talented designer and illustrator. Zoe worked in costume design for two years before being recruited to work full-time with Creative Principals. In a short time, she has distinguished herself working on projects around the world. She is also the illustrator of The CEO’s Time Machine.

Joel Thatcher

Joel specializes in creative writing and research for projects. As an intern, he’s already proven himself as a valued asset to the Creative Principals team. He also uses his video editing skills to help Creative Principals tell its stories around the world. This includes the YouTube show Park Pals that he hosts with his sister Mia.

Mia Thatcher

Mia Thatcher is a junior in Sequential Art at the Savannah College of Art & Design and interns in the summer at Creative Principals where she has worked on storyboards and illustrations for several projects, including the AMG Experience Centre. She also is an extreme “coaster nerd” with extensive knowledge on roller coasters that she happily shares with anyone willing to listen on the YouTube Show Park Pals.

Tanya Thatcher

A veteran of the United States Air Force, an elite runner, a nurse, teacher and natural leader, For us, Tanya is the heart of the company. As we are in the business of creating experiences, Tanya is also the only one on the team that can give us the perspective of a mother. Considering that mothers make most of the choices about what their family’s experience, this perspective is invaluable.

The Extended Family