ProLandscaper: Focus on Planters

SA Decor & Design features Haldane Martin Iconic Design's new furniture ranges launching in 2019, including Neo Spoke, Plat / O and Hula....

Swan Cafe, interior design by Haldane Martin, photo by Micky Hoyle

City Views Step into Swan Cafe

City Views Festive guide: Step into Swan Café: After all, Paris is always a good idea  The East City area now home to Cape Town's first Parisian crêperie The East City area in the central city, which we’ve dubbed the “Precinct of Possibilities”, continues to amaze and...

Business Day - Swan Cafe

Business Day: Swan Café – La crème de la crème

Fifteen years ago, ex-Parisian model Jessica Rushmere created and ran La Petite Tarte. It was a cosy French café in Cape Town’s De Waterkant suburb. She later sold up, started a family, and offered a service as a personal wardrobe shopper and stylist. In 2018...

Phakalane Retreat Centre interior

The Phakalane Retreat Centre in Hout Bay, Cape Town uses Haldane Martin's iconic Songololo Sofa as a centrepiece. Interior Design: Claudia Rauber Architect: Mano Kalos Cape Town 2008...

My furniture manifesto

I strive to offer a sense of belonging to our world and the times we live in by creating contemporary pieces of furniture that strongly express our emerging South African identity and human-centred values. As a contemporary designer I try to meet the needs of the...