Matt Ford
Creative Director

As Creative Director, Matt Ford is responsible for branding, marketing, design oversight and integration across Northern and Southern California, Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Texas.  Matt has over 28 years of experience in design and construction and has been with SteelWave since 2018.

Prior to joining SteelWave, Matt managed his own company for over 25 years at Ford Design, a design build company in Houston, Texas.


  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing at Bauer College of Business from University of Houston


Ford Design (formally Shade House Development) has been published in:

  • Dwell Magazine | Such great Heights: Row on 25th (2013)
  • Dwell Green in Houston (2007)
  • Rice Design Alliance Home Tour (2015)
  • House and Home “Organic Modernism” (2015)
  • Green Building and Design (2013)
  • Lincoln Motor Company “Hello Again” (2013)
  • Papercity Magazine: Row on 25th (2012)
  • Plant Green Television | Renovation Nation (2009)