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About Us

About us

Studio Modus LLC is a virtual collective of marine design professionals ready to support, manage or lead the design and construction of your next project.


To build the premier, energy efficient live-aboard vessels for both domestic and international markets with an emphasis on predictable, consistent performance in all systems to enable the customer extended range and comfort while away from moorage. DOMUS is for boaters that believe boating is about the water.

Our team

Jon Matalucci, Designer

Versatile design professional with a focus on failure modes and effects analysis, critical process, mid-tech fabrication and lean product development with an emphasis on repeatability, modularity and mobility.

Experience in small part design and fabrication as well as large scale project planning, development and documentation.

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering design experience in aluminum monohulls, littoral and inland; pre-design through commissioning.

Architectural design experience in sacred spaces, commercial, educational institutional and public
sector projects; pre-design through contract administration.

Infrastructure and Architectural Surety® Specialist:

  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Decision Making Process
  • Risk Reduction Options
  • Security and Handling of Sensitive Materials

Designer of the 32.4m Air Mobile Logistics Support Vessel (AMLSV™ System); a long range,
ultra-shallow draft, critical resource platform for littoral and riverine environments.

  • Bridging critical resources in the developing world by river
  • Connecting near shore communities with critical resources
  • Providing vital medical services on a reliable, flexible, and efficient platform
  • In support of humanitarian resillience.

Tim Clissold of TC Design, Ltd., Designer

Yacht designer that brings a solid mix of sound theoretical ability, with practical boat construction
skills and extensive time at sea to witness and improve on vessel design.

Small Craft Design skills with a focus on multihulls that are efficient and perform well to their owners
specification. This may include winning races, but equally be functional and comfortable. Form follows
function; aesthetics should not be compromised to form a practical and pleasing result.

Vessels designed and completed include race winning catamarans, award winning entry level
trimarans, comfortable cruising boats and innovative solar electric craft.

Innovation in design, structure, powering and rigs.

Projects have included hi-tech large budget vessels to low budget pleasure craft.


What Do We Do


Design Service.
We offer complete design services from pre-design and planning through bidding and contract administration. More »


We offer consulting services for any phase of your project. More »


Project Management.
We offer project management services to ensure that your project meets your criteria with on-site visits and contract verification. More »


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Unique designs for the discerning owner who believes that boating is about the water.