A new kind of business - in Design Indaba

Design Indaba: A new kind of business

Design Indaba interviews Haldane Martin about how he has adapted his business through a shift in focus and new collaborations. Since 1994 Haldane Martin, a trained industrial designer, has been working in the furniture design industry in South Africa. Over the years he has produced iconic and...

Elle Decoration: 13th room & big reveal

Elle Decoration attended the launch of 12 Rooms at Leon at CCXIX in May 2014 and covered the reveal of the secret 13th room along with Haldane Martin's big announcement: Last night at the unveiling of the secret 13th room at the 12 Rooms Exhibition in...

Core77: Truth: Go for the brews, stay for the steampunk décor

Core77 (New York) features Haldane Martin's interior for Truth Coffee in Cape Town. Truth Coffee might be the coolest coffee shop you've ever seen—or been to, if you've found yourself in a sleepy slump in Cape Town, South Africa. The shop is an ode to the best...

Truth Coffee in Yatzer. Photo by Shanna Jones.

MSN: The best coffee shop in the world

Truth Coffee's headquarters in Buitenkant Street, Cape Town, whose steampunk concept was designed by Haldane Martin along with the coffee roastery's interior, has just been named "The best coffee shop in the world" by an MSN Travel writer. There may be an identikit coffee shop on...

Truth Coffee in Yatzer. Photo by Shanna Jones.

Yatzer: A headquarters worth shouting about

Yatzer (Cyprus) features Haldane Martin's interior for Truth Coffee HQ. Cape Town's much renowned and favourite coffee chain, Truth, has a headquarters that’s really worth shouting about. Imagine a ''steampunk'' inspired coffee shop in Cape Town, South Africa. Yes, you heard that right. It's a reality and a...

Haldane Martin at Design Indaba Expo 2013, in the Design Tabloid

The Design Tabloid: Design Indaba 2013

Cape Town interiors and design showcase The Design Tabloid features the work Haldane Martin exhibited at Design Indaba Expo 2013. Pictured here is the Source Wire Chair, the Source Woven Chair and the Source Upholstered Chair. Originally published at thedesigntabloid.com. 12 March 2013...

Truth Coffee HQ interior design by Haldane Martin in Dezeen

Dezeen: Truth Coffee by Haldane Martin

Dezeen features the Truth Coffee HQ interior by Haldane Martin: This week Dezeen is in Cape Town so here's a steampunk-inspired coffee shop in the city by South African designer Haldane Martin. As the headquarters for local coffee chain Truth Coffee, the cafe occupies the ground floor of...

Talk at Design Indaba Expo 2009

Speaking at a Pecha Kucha event organised at the 2009 Design Indaba Expo, South African designer Haldane Martin talks about his work (including his Polyhedra Coffee Table) and his inspirations. His latest piece, the Polyhedra Coffee table, is about unifying nature and technology to create a...