Credits: Gal Oppido


On display from November 30, 2004 to January 16, 2005.
The award ceremony with the opening of the exhibition took place on November 30, 2004.

The exhibition brought 78 products selected by the jury of the 18th Museu da Casa Brasileira Design Award, the oldest and most recognized award for design of equipment for the habitat in the country. They are furniture, lamps, electro-electronic equipment, fabrics and objects selected for the quality of their project, a testament to the designers’ ingenuity and capacity for innovation.

Opening of the Show

Among those selected for the 2004 edition, 19 received awards or honorable mentions. The 18th Prize received a record number of entries: 462, coming from 17 Brazilian states.

Some of the Awarded Pieces

Auresnede Pires Stephan
Cecília Rodrigues dos Santos
Gerson de Oliveira
Giorgio Giorgi Jr.
Marcelo Ferraz
Maria Helena Estrada
Marisa Ota
Sergio Rodrigues

About MCB
The Museu da Casa Brasileira, an institution of the Secretariat of Culture and Creative Economy of the State of São Paulo that celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2020, is dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of the material culture of the Brazilian house, being the only museum in the country specializing in architecture and design. The MCB’s program includes temporary and long-term exhibitions, with an agenda that also includes educational service activities, debates, lectures and publications contextualizing the museum’s vocation for the formation of critical thinking on themes such as architecture, urbanism, housing, economy creative, urban mobility and sustainability. Among its numerous initiatives, the MCB Design Award, the main award in the segment in the country, held since 1986, stand out; and the Casas do Brasil project, to rescue and preserve the memory of the rich diversity of living in the country.

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