Credits: Renato Parada


On display from November 11, 2017 to January 21, 2018.

The MCB Design Award is recognized throughout Brazil for being a hotbed of talent and recognition of professionals. The purpose of the award is to annually provide an overview of Brazilian production in categories that cover product design and written, academic and editorial works linked to the market.

Opening of the Show

Credits: Kazuo Kajihara

In 2017, the Design Award received 587 works, which were judged by two independent commissions. Under the coordination of Marcelo Oliveira, PhD in Architecture and Urbanism, the following product categories were analyzed: Construction, Transport, Electronics, Lighting, Furniture, Textiles and Utensils. The Written Works category was coordinated by Cibele Taralli, Ph.D. in Urban Environmental Structures, and Milene Soares Cara, Ph.D. in Architecture and Urbanism.

Some of the Posters Exhibited at the Exhibition

Check out the photos of the exhibition above and to find out more information about the awarded and selected pieces, go to: Awarded.

Media Highlights

Print and Online

Empresas & Negócios (impresso) | A Tarde (impresso) | O Estado de S. Paulo (impresso) | Diário Oficial do Estado de São Paulo (impresso) | Arco Web | Revista AU | Design Brasil | Secretaria da Cultura | Emobile

Realization: Museu da Casa Brasileira
Support: ABEDESIGN, ABIMO, ADP, Arco, Blucher, Letters and Colors station, SESC Editions, Fedrigoni, Gustavo Gili, Lumière, Monolith, Looks, Parallel, Project, Romano Guerra, Santinho, Senac, Ubu, Zupi.

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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