Did you know 2Covet plays host to the most admired and acknowledged makers from the past?

From prolific designers and furniture makers, celebrated creatives, pioneering watchmakers and influential jewellers. Come with us on a journey through history to explore the finest signed and designed pieces 2Covet has to offer.

Lowry

Laurence Stephen Lowry was an English artist best known for his mill scenes and industrial landscapes. Lowry spent most of his life in Salford and his work was heavily influenced by the city.

Gillows of Lancaster

Also known as Gillow & Co, were an English furniture making firm founded in 1730 by Robert Gillow. They were a family-owned business at first although they were taken over by the Redmayne, Whiteside and Ferguson partnership. They have become one of the largest furniture producers outside of London and are certainly still highly respected today.

Paul Storr

Storr was an English Goldsmith & Silversmith in the late 18th/early 19th centuries, and his legacy still lives on today. His works range from simple tableware to magnificent sculpture pieces made for royalty.

Francoise Linke

Was a leading Parisian ébéniste, born in Bohemia 1855.  Linke is still counted as the most important furniture makers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was well known for infusing the styles of Rococo and the Art Nouveau trends of Paris.

Chippendale

Thomas Chippendale was a cabinet-maker from London, designing furniture in the mid-Georgian, English Rococo and Neoclassical styles. Chippendale recognised to important elements of craftsmanship, as every piece made was equally practical as it was beautiful.

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol was an American artist, film director and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. In an age of social, political and technological change, Warhol drew inspiration from his surroundings and re-imagined what art could be.

Rolex

Luxury watch manufacturer based in Geneva, Switzerland founded by Hans Wilsdorf and Alfred Davis. Rolex were the pioneers of the waterproof wristwatch, named the Oyster and even today the brand still produces watches at the forefront of technology.

Cartier

Cartier’s story began when founder Louis-Francois Cartier took over the workshop of his Master in Paris 1847. They are known for their unique designs, timeless creations and use of precious materials.

Beken of Cowes

The Beken’s photography adventure began in 1888 when Alfred Edward Beken moved to Cowes, Isle of Wight. Impressed by the classic yachts sailing the Crowes, the Bekens began taking photographs and creating an archive to document the snapshots of beauty.

Cesare Lapini

Cesare Lapini was an Italian sculptor, mainly active in Florence, Italy. He sculpted both small marbles and larger works, with many of his subjects being female.