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Rebecca Gross

Rebecca Gross

Rebecca Gross is a design historian and freelance researcher and writer specialising in design, architecture and visual culture. From her base in Sydney she studies cultural history through the lens of architecture and design and holds a Masters in the History of Decorative Arts and Design (Parsons School of Design), a Bachelors in Marketing (University of Otago). Rebecca has more than fifteen years experience in the industry.

Stories By Rebecca

Reviving The Joy Of 1950s Modernism

Refurbished by Richards Stanisich, this house reflects the client’s love of mid-century modern and the cool, understated style of Harry Seidler’s architecture.

Where Horses And Humans Freely Co-Exist

This house and horse pavilion, designed by Allen Jack + Cottier, has given a herd of wild brumbies freedom and choice and the opportunity to express their wildness.

Giving New Life To Australia’s Past

Cumulus Studio restored and added to Symmons Plains – a historic property and mansion in northern Tasmania – fusing Georgian architecture and contemporary design.

A House to Reflect Its Owners

James Garvan Architecture takes a Bondi Bungalow and turns it into a modern, minimalist dream with thoughtful interiors behind a striking façade.

Use Your Illusion

By playing with the scale of apertures and the height of spaces, Keith Westbrook and Cumulus Studio created a deceptively more spacious interior than the exterior suggests.