Cogapp is a digital media agency.

We are industry-leaders in producing software for online archives and museums. More generally, we have a thirty year track-record producing long-lasting innovative work for high-profile, public-facing projects.

Founded in 1985, we operate nationally and internationally from an office in Brighton and an outpost in New York.

What do we do?

We provide services including:

  • digital strategy

  • website and mobile app design and development

  • digital publishing systems

  • innovation and research projects

Who do we work for?

Our clients are typically ambitious, quality-conscious organisations with large public audiences. We have extensive experience working with museums, archives, libraries, publishers and medical informatics. 

Notable case studies include work for MoMA, the National Portrait Gallery, Dorling Kindersley, the Qatar National LibraryLondon 2012, the British Library and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

We have also worked with Apple, Microsoft, the British Museum, the BBC, and Manchester United.

Work and case studies.


Why us?

There are thousands of digital media agencies. What sets us apart is our track record of delivering ground-breaking strategically important projects for organisations with very high standards. Our work has won more than 30 awards.

We provide industry-leading expertise in the following areas:

  • Online archives

  • Online presentation of art and museum collections

  • Arabic-English interfaces and search solutions

  • IIIF software development

  • Content management and publishing systems

  • Advanced search applications

  • Applications of artificial intelligence processing to digital content

  • Agile software development

All our work is done in-house by our friendly, efficient and experienced staff. We have spent years devising working methods to make our projects as productive, engaging and creative as possible for everyone involved. That goes for clients, core team and stakeholders, regardless of their level of technical literacy.

How do we operate?

Cogapp is a thriving independent business owned by its five senior directors.

Every aspect of our business, including who we work with, what we do and how we do it, is guided by the following five principles:

  • innovation in digital media;

  • creating outstanding long-term value for our clients;

  • producing work that enriches the lives of the people who use it;

  • fostering a prosperous working environment where everyone involved can thrive and do their best work;

  • playing a useful part in our community and helping to enable the urgent changes needed to ensure a sustainable future.

We strive to make everything we do adhere to these principles.


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