Journal entries ordered by “Surprise Me”


10th December 2012

Following non-stop christmas music in the studio since the beginning of December, today, even the milk… more


12th January 2016

It’s January’s Cog Night, we’re out at Roundhouse for the World Premiere of Akram Khan’s Until… more


20th October 2016

English National Ballet’s Daniel and Heather are here to look through their latest website designs. more


23rd August 2012

We’re having some IT issues today, have been told we need to “make sure Ping traffic… more


18th September 2019

We’ve got some beautifully designed, perfect-for-purpose, on-brand bins for the tiny amounts of non-recyclable rubbish we… more


22nd June 2018

It’s workshop day at Rich Mix. Michael and Anna worked with a big group of enthusiastic… more


29th January 2018

The digital team are having an early morning catch up surrounded by a pool of post-it… more


18th June 2012

A thank you gift from Jamila and holiday gift from Ocky, we’ve got our chocolate fix… more


19th March 2015

The many faces of Ocky Murray. It’s Ocky’s last day, after nine years in Cog’s full-time… more


9th March 2020

We’ve restocked our biscuit supplies and the design team are delighted. more


9th March 2015

Michael and Ross are at London Chamber Orchestra HQ, chatting to Tracy, George and Antonio about… more


25th April 2018

Sally Lukins is here, from the Design Business Association. She’s chatting with Michael about the future… more


10th January 2014

We’ve been excited about a project we’ve been working on for the past couple of months… more


23rd June 2011

A huge, red, ‘signed off’ email, the official approaval for a new website project’s designs. more


20th May 2015

It’s Clerkenwell Design Week and Michael, Ross and Becca and in the area, visiting DesignStudio’s open-house…. more


12th May 2014

Donna is having an identity crisis today, she just doesn’t seem herself. more


20th July 2017

It’s Cog Night. We’re at Now Gallery for Camille Walala’s WALALA x PLAY more


12th April 2012

A big job (like the signage and wayfinding design of The Beaney) takes a lot of… more


26th October 2012

We’ve had decorators in to discuss sprucing up the Studio, but don’t worry, we’re not going… more


19th January 2016

Ross looks thoroughly unimpressed as Michael almost draws on his computer with a Sharpie. more


25th July 2018

Jack’s at the Everyman Playhouse Bistro for an evening of Jazz and dinner with fellow AMA… more


1st May 2018

Michael’s been to see our friends at William Joseph. Here are Directors James Gadsby Peet and… more


29th July 2011

The conductor, Phillip Scott, came in on his return from a tour to the Far East… more


3rd February 2017

Michael and Jack are at Spektrix, talking ticketing with our new clients Peter and James from… more