Marcos Braga holds a degree in Industrial Design (1985) and master’s degree in Visual Arts (1998), Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He has a PhD in Social History from the Federal Fluminense University (2005). He is currently a professor in the Department of History of Architecture and Project Aesthetics at FAU USP. He is a member of the editorial board of the journal ‘Estudos em Design’, member of the Board of the ‘Revista Arcos’ of ESDI and member of the journal’s Scientific Board ‘Linguagens Gráficas’. He was coordinator of the Design course both at the Unicarioca and the Faculty of Industrial Design Silva e Sousa.
He has authored several articles on the history of design in Brazil and the book ‘ABDI and APDINS RJ: History of Associations Pioneers of Design Brazil’, which won the second place in the category ‘Writings Published Works’ Award at the 25th Design House Museum Brazilian. He is one of the coordinators of the collection of books ‘Pensando o Design’ and organized the book ‘O Papel Social do Design Gráfico’.
He has experience in Industrial Design and Graphic Design, acting on the following topics: industrial design, education, graphic design, visual communication and design history in Brazil. He is a research group member of the ‘História, Teoria e Linguagens do Design’ and of ‘Laboratório de Fundamentos da arquitetura e do urbanismo – LABFAU’, both at FAU USP.