An ex ship boat captain, Matt is versed in ship finishing, plumbing electrical, traditional frame construction, gray water systems, well water systems, solar panel installation and electrical wiring.
Partner Vera Long
Quality construction of sustainable tiny homes. Partner Vera Long has worked on numerous high profile local design projects such as Ty Warner's Fairway Estate on Butterfly Beach and the Pompeii House, a historical recreation of an ancient Pompeiian Villa, Montecito, with architectural designers Peter Marino and Michael deRose. She is an expert in finishing materials, clay plasters, historic finishes and building practices, and was a non-toxic materials consultant for Livingreen in Santa Barbara and Culver City. She mixes durable gorgeous paints from scratch (i.e. earth pigments and mediums) and artfully applies wall glazes, milk paints and lime washes. She has an eye for organic design and a love of balance and arts & crafts aesthetics. She is known for community organizing for humanitarian causes, sustainability, art and progressive education. She is an exhibiting member of the Ojai Studio Artists and has created progressive education workshops for Ray Bradbury and has mentored local female high school students in art career building. Her key passion and talent is as a colorist and delights in helping clients express their own souls and personalities through color. Visit VeraLong.com