Article from St. Petersburg Times - May 16, 2005
Disney ride artists divulge a few secrets

Walt Disney World officials rarely talk about how they create their attractions, partly out of fear of unraveling their storytelling illusions.

"It takes a lot of work to get people to suspend their disbelief," said Joe Rohde, chief design director of Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Nonetheless, Disney engineers and artists lifted the curtain some in a recent series of interviews.