Credits: Leo Eloy | Garage Studio


On display from November 23, 2019 to March 8, 2020.

In November 2019,  the Museu da Casa Brasileira, an institution of the Secretariat of Culture and Creative Economy of the State of São Paulo, simultaneously inaugurated the exhibitions of the 33rd MCB Design Award,  Poster Contest and the Pioneers of Brazilian Design panel – José Zanine Caldas.

The Poster Contest exhibition presented the winning piece and other 45 selected works and allowed visitors to choose their favorite poster through popular voting. The result of this choice was released in March 2020.

Opening Records

Credit: Júnior Franzin and Alexandre Ondir

The winning piece was by Stephanie Mathias de Souza, from São Paulo and in addition to winning the contest, the work was the inspiration for the entire visual identity of the 2019 edition. The winning piece and those selected were chosen by the judging committee coordinated by Gustavo Piqueira, graphic designer ahead of Casa Rex and one of the most awarded in Brazil, with nearly 500 international design awards; and composed by Tereza Bettinardi, graphic designer co-founder of A Escola Livre, an educational project in graphic design and coordinator of the Graphic Design course at the British School of Creative Arts [EBAC]; Vanessa Queiroz, designer, director of ADGBrasil – Graphic Design Association and co-founding partner of Estúdio Colletivo; Gil Tokio, illustrator, professor, designer, cartoonist, partner at the Pingado studio and professor at the Instituto Europeo di Design and at Quanta Academia de Artes; and Celso Hartkopf, designer, illustrator, comic book artist, creator of the collaborative art and urban intervention Mutirão and winner of the poster competition for the 32nd Museu da Casa Brasileira Design Award (2018).

This year, the contest received 428 entries, with participants from 18 states. The competition has been held annually by the institution, as a way to encourage the production and debate about this graphic piece and seek to restore its centrality in the dissemination campaigns.

Media Highlights

Design Conceitual | Gazeta do Povo | Revista Use | Arco Web | Portal do Governo de São Paulo | DW Design | Clube de Criação | Galeria da Arquitetura | Diário de Suzano (Impresso)

About MCB
The Museu da Casa Brasileira, an institution of the Secretariat of Culture and Creative Economy of the State of São Paulo, is dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of the material culture of the Brazilian house, being the only museum in the country specialized 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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