Cross Campus Member Spotlight

Love and happiness are human necessities and should be at the root of everything we do. In business and the workplace, it’s easy to lose sight of those values for the sake of revenue and quantity over quality. But not for LO:LA (London: Los Angeles). Created in 2017, LO:LA is a creative agency with native roots in London, nurtured by the vibrant, collaborative culture of Los Angeles. The agency is fueled by the mantra “Made with Love” and guiding client partners towards the “Pursuit of Happierness.” Their client partners include Cycle Gear, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, GRRRL, Halo Circus, Souplantation, Sweet Tomatoes, The Creative Coalition, and Total Wine and More. We sat down with Founder and CEO Nick Platt to learn more about his award-winning agency.

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Davey Awards Honors

LO:LA received honors from the industry’s Davey Awards, honoring outstanding work from the best and brightest small shops worldwide. The Davey Awards recognize creativity and innovation in the areas of Web, Design, Video, Advertising, Mobile, Social, Branded, and Immersive & Experiential. LO:LA won four Davey Awards in total, one Gold and three Silver. Their Gold Davey Award win was in the Experiential & Immersive category for “Napa Valley Wine Harvest” for Fleming’s Steakhouse and Wine Bar. They also received two Silver Davey Awards for their “Just Round the Corner” campaign for Cycle Gear in the Integrated Campaign: Business to Consumer and  Commercials: Consumer Products/Services categories. Team LO:LA also snagged a Silver Davey Award in Brand Awareness: Comedy for Total Wine & More.

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RAPP Vet Joins LO:LA as Creative Director

By: Erik Oster

LO:LA (London: Los Angeles), the full-service creative agency launched by RAPP veterans earlier this year, hired Dave Scott as creative director. Scott will be tasked with leading creative strategy along with founder and CEO  Nick Platt, as well as supporting new business development efforts with partner and head of client relations Rosanne Ramos. “At LO:LA, we’re always looking to add innovative, seasoned talent to the family,” Platt said in a statement. “When the opportunity to integrate Dave – a close mate and longtime colleague – into the LO:LA team arose, we jumped at it with no hesitation. His track record speaks for itself.” Scott joins LO:LA from RAPP, where he spent the past two years, most recently serving as senior vice president, group creative director and creative lead on the Toyota account. Before joining the Los Angeles office of RAPP, Scott spent nearly a year as a group creative director with WPP’s Ford […]

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LO:LA Wins GRRRL Account

By: Richard Whitman

Ad shop LO:LA , with offices (as you might guess) in Los Angeles and London, has been retained by athleisure brand GRRRL, for “ongoing creative services.” So not quite AOR status, but more than project work. The agency is tasked with building GRRRL’s brand awareness via creative advertising, social media and experiential campaigns beginning in the fourth quarter through first-quarter 2019. “For LO:LA our mantra is that everything be ‘Made with Love,’ ” stated Nick Platt, founder and CEO. “That couldn’t be truer for the powerfully inclusive, uplifting culture and brand that GRRRL has inspired across the globe.” The brand has developed a loyal following that strongly believes in its culture of female empowerment. It has come a long way in a short time, founded in 2015 by Kortney Olson. Earlier this month, Forbes called it a “billion-dollar brand in-waiting.” Olson is a force of nature. In addition to her […]

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