Designing and Making for Decades
Since 2007 the team behind Pluck have been designing and making residential and commercial furniture at our studio and workshop in Brixton, south London.
Between them Pluck’s founders have decades of experience in the design and creative industries and in 2016 they launched Pluck believing there was a need for better kitchen furniture to fit with modern living and tastes.
Pluck founders are George Glasier and husband and wife, Lloyd and Leila Touwen, each brings very different qualities to the design process. The trio know they have hit upon something exceptional when they agree on it.
All three are foodies who enjoy eating, cooking and hosting meals for family, friends and loved ones. They know the important role a well designed kitchen plays in a home and believe that a successful kitchen must be a pleasure to use and beautiful to behold.
Like most people, they are concerned about climate change and want to build a business that takes sustainability seriously, recognising that will mean putting the environment over profit.
George studied 3D Design at the University of Brighton and has worked with Lloyd since 2007. George’s passion is for the detail and technical aspects of kitchen furniture design.
Lloyd studied Industrial Design in Cape Town, moved to London in 2000 and started his own design and manufacture company in 2006. The exploration of new materials, colour and pattern are what drives his designs.
Having spent 10 years as a BBC journalist, Leila switched industries in 2014 to join Lloyd and George in the design business. She guides Pluck’s style and visual identity and uses her understanding of communication to express Pluck’s ethos.