Not Just a Label (NJAL), the emerging designer platform launched in London in 2008, has expanded to the United States with the opening of a Los Angeles office by NJAL founder Stefan Siegel.

Siegel, who serves as chief executive officer of the company, describes the organization as LinkedIn for designers. The company currently has a curated community of 24,000 designers from 150 countries and receives 600 daily requests from stylists and retailers, according to Siegel.