Southern General Children's Hospital

Learning Centre

Paragon Creative has been commissioned by the Glasgow Science Centre to develop and install a set of hands on interactives, immersive spaces, AV installations and bespoke seating for a permanent exhibition in the Outpatients, Diagnostics and Emergency Department waiting areas of the new Southern General Children’s Hospital. The goal of the project is to improve the patient’s journey through the creation of an ambient environment that encourages play and distraction for children. Paragon is currently developing a set of interactive wall modules as well as a set of immersive, multi-sensory interactive pods, which need to be both highly durable and fully compliant with infection control requirements. This exciting new interactive exhibition will aim to make waiting within the hospital a stimulating and reassuring experience for both children and their carers.

Our Client: Glasgow Science Centre

Designed by: Glasgow Science Centre and Paragon Creative

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STAFF FOCUS: Tim DeCoste, Interactives Workshop Manager

Q: Name?
A: Tim DeCoste but they call me moose now there’s four Tims.

Q: What and where did you study?
A: Seaquam secondary school in my motherland of Canada. University didn’t seem challenging enough so I went to major in waterparks abroad.

Q: How long have you worked at Paragon Creative?
A: 3 years this month.

Q: What development / training have you undertaken since joining the team?
A: IOSH managing safely and the ever-important manual handling and fire warden training. And of course the sage mentoring of Jon Myers (Operations Director) and Chris Nuttall (Technical Director).

Q: Favourite Project to work on and why?
A: Dig It Dubai Springs. It was an achievable project that has resulted in a great success which is always a boost knowing the work our department put in to it, I’m sure others did OK as well. I also got to be involved in the installation, something I don’t often get to be a part of, luckily I still have my old work boots so I almost blended in seamlessly if not for my eloquent speaking and perfect hair.

Q: What do you like about working at Paragon?
A: Everyday poses a new challenge. It’s also close to home so that’s nice.

Q: Dream project to work on?
A: If we could do something ice hockey or maple syrup based I’d be very much in my comfort zone.

Q: What does your department do?
A: Builds big toys!
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Moose!!

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Go moose eh 🤙

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No dad !!! Don’t make me wear it !!

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Moose? You'll always be Diego to me

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