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...

Trends Interview: Furniture & Fabrics 2018

Trends Interview: Furniture & Fabrics 2018

An interview with Haldane Martin for South African Home Owner magazine. To start, can you tell us about your journey into furniture design? How and when did Haldane Martin, design studio, come to be? I founded Haldane Martin Iconic Design in 2002 as a furniture design company....

ICON magazine cover January 2018: interview with Haldane Martin

ICON magazine interviews Haldane Martin

ICON Magazine interviews Haldane Martin in their January 2018 edition about his latest furniture ranges, approach to interior design and thoughts on the South African design landscape. Read the full, unedited interview below or view the PDF. What are you exhibiting at Design Joburg this year? At...

Haldane Martin portrait by Guido Schwarz – Company Profile

Q&A with Haldane Martin and design students

As a designer included in the South African universities' and high school curriculum, Haldane Martin receives interview questions with design students for their assignments. Here are some of the recent Q&A's for 2017. What are the objectives of your business ? As a designer, my goal has...

Sim-ply chair collection, lounge chair with arms render - designed by Haldane Martin. HALDANE MARTIN Endless Forms Most Beautiful line.

VISI interview with Haldane Martin on new furniture collection

VISI interviews Haldane Martin about the imminent launch of his new hospitality furniture range, Sim-ply, of the Endless Forms Most Beautiful line, at the inaugural Design Joburg fair in Sandton. Read the Interview Renowned local designer Haldane Martin is launching a new hospitality furniture collection at Design...

Groote Schuur Hospital Innovation Hub interior by Haldane Martin

10 questions with Haldane Martin

Interior Design Magazine, New York interviews Haldane Martin. How can you reimagine healthcare? This was the question posed to Cape Town designer Haldane Martin. Having not too long ago "reimagined" his own career from furniture designer of some of South Africa’s most heralded pieces—such as the Songololo...

Glam 5, Designed by Haldane Martin, Photo Micky Hoyle

10and5 interview: Creating Spaces

Between 10and5 interviews Haldane Martin about his career in furniture and interior design, his aesthetic and his creative process. Haldane Martin is a Cape Town based iconic furniture and interior design company founded in 2002 by designer and director Haldane Martin. With both function and form...

Haldane Martin's home in Observatory

Elle Decoration interview with Haldane Martin

The award-winning work of top South African furniture designer and producer Haldane Martin can be seen in hotels and homes all over the world. I got a sneak preview of Haldane’s brand new Woodstock studio and showroom, where I took some snaps, and also caught...