‘Nimble’ is the new black

By: NIck Platt

Here are four ways brand marketers and agencies can thrive in 2019, according to LO:LA’s Nick Platt. Move over ‘disruptive,’ ‘innovative,’ and ‘smart content.’ For the more culturally savvy, even the word ‘bespoke’ can shuffle to the sidelines for the moment. Right at this very moment, the landscape isn’t just shifting, it’s in a bit of a freefall . . . The US government is currently shutdown with no apparent end in sight. Markets have suffered the worst December since 1931 (that’s The Great Depression, a pretty bleak moment in economic history). And a lightning speed, relentless news cycle seems to lie in wait for major (and minor) brand fails. For brands and marketers to simply ‘pivot’ just won’t cut it. In 2019, ‘nimble’ is the new black. To use Merriam-Webster’s definition of the word, ‘nimble’ is defined by “quick and light in motion, agile” and “marked by quick, alert, […]

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Volunteering With Love


As part of the “The Better Neighbor Project,” the LO:LA Agency recently teamed up with our client Garden Fresh for an inspiring volunteer day at Feeding San Diego. An affiliate of Feeding America, Feeding San Diego works to connect people with food and end hunger. The organization works with 16,000 individuals who dedicate their time to help feed more than 485,000 children, families and seniors in need every year.  

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Nick Platt featured in ThinkLA Newsletter

By: Don Lupo

How did you get started in advertising? What’s been your career road map? I started in advertising at the age of 19 in London, when I left school all I wanted to do was draw. I wanted to find a job that allowed me to make a living out of my passion, and I was lucky enough to do so. Over the last 30 years, I worked my way up from intern, to Executive Creative Director, to Agency owner. All that time it’s been about connecting with people, creating work that truly resonates with people. Our mantra at LO:LA is that everything is “Made with Love” and I’m proud to say that that resonates in everything I’ve done and that we do. What has been an important, perhaps the most important, lesson you’ve learned in your career so far? Being open and transparent about how you feel, about the work […]

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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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