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Martin Goddard

Director and Co-founder, Goddard Littlefair

Martin Goddard, Director and Co-founder of Goddard Littlefair, brings over 30 years of experience and serves as a driving force behind the studio’s projects. With a portfolio of established and high-profile client relationships, Martin combines forward-thinking design with a talent for sketching that showcases his passion and ability to creatively convey complex concepts.

Goddard Littlefair has successfully led projects worldwide, reflecting Martin’s love for travel and his design ethos of drawing inspiration from each location’s unique craft and culture. An expert in master planning and the respectful renovation of historic properties, his sensitive and curated approach has been celebrated through collaborations with renowned brands such as Four Seasons, Marriott, Raffles, Mondrian, Hilton, Corinthia Hotels, as well as esteemed developers like Qatari Diar and The Berkeley Group.

Martin and Co-Founder Jo Littlefair’s leadership is underscored by its numerous awards and accolades over the past decade, including the 2022 Mixology Award for Best Hotel Interiors. These achievements unequivocally highlight Martin’s unwavering commitment to design and his ability to consistently deliver exciting and elevated projects that push boundaries and showcase thought leadership.

In 2019, Goddard Littlefair officially expanded into Europe with the opening of a studio in Porto, Portugal. This fresh group of designers guides and develops projects at all stages across the continent and beyond. Simultaneously, the studio celebrated its 10th anniversary, marking a decade of innovative creative work and setting the stage for continued success and growth in the years to come.