Rebecca Gross

Rebecca Gross specialises in writing about architecture and design. She has a Masters in History of Decorative Arts and Design from Parsons School of Design in New York and is interested in understanding cultural history through the lens of architecture and design. Rebecca writes for Australian and New Zealand publishers, architects and designers and served as editor for New Orleans: An Intimate Journey Through a City With Soul by Professor Geoffrey H. Baker.

RISE: A wellness space upping the game for end-of-trip facilities

101 Collins expands and enhances its end-of-trip facility, ONE, with the wellness and fitness studio…

101 Collins expands and enhances its end-of-trip facility, ONE, with the wellness and fitness studio RISE, designed by Gray Puksand.

Camille Walala and the amazing technicolour dream hotel

Capitalising on the power of Instagram, SALT of Palmar is injecting more youthful energy into…

Capitalising on the power of Instagram, SALT of Palmar is injecting more youthful energy into a traditionally older tourism market.

From clicks to bricks

CoLAB Design Studio revitalised Francesca’s Melbourne Central store, translating the online brand and shopping experience…

CoLAB Design Studio revitalised Francesca’s Melbourne Central store, translating the online brand and shopping experience into a physical store and…

A new type of office that’s buzzing with cross-pollination

Designed by BVN in association with Jasmax, B:Hive Smales Farm is a vibrant workplace for…

Designed by BVN in association with Jasmax, B:Hive Smales Farm is a vibrant workplace for businesses to thrive.

Mad Men meets INXS

The Joker and Thief, designed by Fabric Architecture in collaboration with Stewart + Highfield, is…

The Joker and Thief, designed by Fabric Architecture in collaboration with Stewart + Highfield, is where 1960s mid-century modern has…

Masters of the art of storytelling in design

IndesignLive gets the inside story on the award winning Span Design Studio. Excelling at weaving…

IndesignLive gets the inside story on the award winning Span Design Studio. Excelling at weaving storytelling into their design, Span…

Not your ordinary university bar

UNSW is upping the ante on university hospitality venues, employing design to attract and retain…

UNSW is upping the ante on university hospitality venues, employing design to attract and retain talent. The Lounge, designed by…

Tom Mark Henry serves up ’90s nostalgia and sass at C.C. Babcoq

C.C. Babcoq is a playful and bold carvery and cocktail bar, with colour, pattern and…

C.C. Babcoq is a playful and bold carvery and cocktail bar, with colour, pattern and personality inspired by its muse.

5 minutes with HY William Chan – the recently awarded “Forbes 30 Under 30”

Recognised for his game-changing disruption of the architecture and design industry, HY William Chan has…

Recognised for his game-changing disruption of the architecture and design industry, HY William Chan has earned a well-deserved place on…

SJB writes a new chapter for UNSW Bookshop

SJB transforms the UNSW Bookshop into a dynamic retail space that encourages people to spend…

SJB transforms the UNSW Bookshop into a dynamic retail space that encourages people to spend time in a setting that…

Balance by Studio 103 brings a balanced design

Balance by name and balanced by design, this wellness studio designed by Studio 103 is…

Balance by name and balanced by design, this wellness studio designed by Studio 103 is a tranquil, peaceful space for…

Cultural fusion: Tang Hotpot by New Practice Studio

The cultural and culinary prowess of New York City and Chinese Tang Dynasty are fused…

The cultural and culinary prowess of New York City and Chinese Tang Dynasty are fused together in Tang Hotpot, designed…

Creating a village square: Green Square Library

Tipped to become Australia’s most densely populated precinct, Sydney’s Green Square required a truly memorable…

Tipped to become Australia’s most densely populated precinct, Sydney’s Green Square required a truly memorable gesture for its community hub.…

A layered materiality: Hunan Slurp by New Practice Studio

A timber canopy wraps around the ceiling and walls of Hunan Slurp, evocative of the…

A timber canopy wraps around the ceiling and walls of Hunan Slurp, evocative of the slippery strands of noodles served…

Getting spicy: Chilli Everest by Architects EAT

The colours, textures and profiles of Nepal inspired the design of Chilli Everest, creating a…

The colours, textures and profiles of Nepal inspired the design of Chilli Everest, creating a sensory and appealing experience for…

Marvellous Melbourne inspires BCG’s new workplace

Bates Smart looked to the characteristic attributes of Melbourne to bring the vitality of the…

Bates Smart looked to the characteristic attributes of Melbourne to bring the vitality of the city into a high-performance working…

Subverting shopping at Subtype by Noise Noise Noise

Subtype’s new flagship Melbourne store encourages sneakerheads to explore, Instagram and return time and time…

Subtype’s new flagship Melbourne store encourages sneakerheads to explore, Instagram and return time and time again.

Now you see it, now you don’t: The Fantauzzo by SJB

SJB has designed The Fantauzzo hotel with a tonal, fractal façade that visually recedes into…

SJB has designed The Fantauzzo hotel with a tonal, fractal façade that visually recedes into its natural and manmade surroundings.

Sign of the times: Branding fast-food venues

How branding studios are cutting through the visual clutter with distinctive, integrated and complementary design.

How branding studios are cutting through the visual clutter with distinctive, integrated and complementary design.

Doing it for the kids: Upsy Daisy by Sibling

Upsy Daisy is a family-friendly, feel-good space designed for kids, but it has a dose…

Upsy Daisy is a family-friendly, feel-good space designed for kids, but it has a dose of magic for adults too.