Journal entries ordered by “Surprise Me”


8th November 2016

Ben’s doing a spot of DIY with his makeshift spirit level. Soon we’ll be showing off… more


27th February 2012

The days may be getting longer but we’re still working well into the dark. We’re all… more


20th December 2016

Michael and Anna are at Urdang Dance Academy, squeezing in a project planning meeting before everyone… more


7th February 2014

Chris, who provides us with IT support, has been in today updating all our computers to… more


5th March 2013

Jon inspects our Time Out ad for the National Maritime Museum’s Late evening next week –… more


21st August 2014

It’s that time again. The bi-monthly visit from Kim Davenport Gee to go through the proof… more


28th June 2013

It’s Jon’s last day today, he’s leaving us to start a new life in Leicester. We’ve… more


17th March 2015

Sam has been to Artsadmin to hear artist Phoebe Davies talk about feminism, inspirational women and… more


5th March 2015

We’re on the roster of designers for King’s College London. Michael’s at their quarterly catch-up meeting. more

The Cog team enjoying a pre-show drink on the roof terrace at Lyric, Hammersmith

Shopping and F*cking

October’s Cog Night was the revival of Mark Ravenhill’s shocking debut. Would this production at Lyric… more


9th August 2013

Mike’s been working long days and into the nights preparing for a photoshoot on Monday. We’ve… more


4th November 2015

Sam’s at the Spektrix conference, giving a ‘lightening talk’ about how to get the most from… more



Off to the Wellcome Collection to see Skeletons, an exhibition of skeletons found around London and… more


3rd January 2017

New Year, new job, new Jack. It’s Jack’s first day as our Head of Digital (maternity… more


28th February 2012

All by myself. Michael popped back after an evening out to find Mike, still busy preparing… more


3rd July 2012

Ocky is going some final checks for a project we are working on with Dulwich Picture… more


15th March 2012

Michael’s been to the magnificent Guildhall for this year’s Commonwealth Lecture by the author Chimamanda Ngozi… more


19th July 2012

Two more branding workshops in Doncaster today, this time for the Council teams and local creative… more


10th March 2014

Spring has arrived across the country. The only exception being in Ocky’s larynx, where winter grinds… more


7th January 2014

We’ve got new security software on our computers. It’s so stealthy that Michael still hasn’t realised… more


8th February 2016

Jenny’s donned the headset. It must be time to take detailed amends for the latest season… more


22nd May 2017

Admiring their work, Anna and Jack take some time out to look at the designs for… more


14th August 2014

Joe popped out for sandwich as the heavens opened. We all leaned out of the windows… more


15th November 2013

John Robinson has been in the studio today, chatting with Michael and Ross about a new… more


24th August 2017

Emily has been at the British Red Cross, practising her CPR on her team and Annie… more


29th September 2015

Nickie Hirst from the Department of Creative Professions & Digital Arts at University of Greenwich has… more


Identity Project

The team go to our clients (Wellcome Collection) exhibition which we did the campaign design for. more