Robin Grow is president of the Art Deco and Modernism Society of Australia, an international society with 650 financial members. Grow is passionate about the preservation of inter-war and post-war buildings and has a special interest in researching and documenting the architecture and designers of the inter-war and post-war periods in Victoria. He is the author of Melbourne Art Deco (Ripe of the press, 2009, republished by Brolga Publishing 2014). He has presented papers at local, national and international conferences, including World Congresses on Art Deco at New York, Havana, Rio and Cleveland. In 2008 he provided assistance to the National Gallery of Victoria in the presentation of the Art Deco 1910-1939 exhibition. Major contributions were also provided by Simon Reeves, noted architectural historian and author.