Heide Martin is a designer-maker who creates furniture and housewares with simple, high quality materials. Her designs reflect a Shaker-esque dedication to honest functionality, and she strives for unique yet well-balanced form. She works in native hardwoods as well as leather, fiber, and metals.
Heide resides and works in coastal Maine with her husband on a small, wooded homestead. She came to furniture design from a career in landscape architecture and urban planning in the Pacific Northwest. Her design work has been exhibited and published in Maine, Washington, Switzerland, England, Spain, Japan, and the Netherlands.