Entries to the Mercedes-Benz Design Award have now closed. The winner will be announced in November.

The winner of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Design Award by Broadsheet will win mentoring from a panel of Australia’s top design experts including Richard Munao.

Munao is the CEO and founder of Cult Design, one of Australia’s leading high-end furniture retailers.

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In our video we talk to him about what makes great design.

The Mercedes-Benz Design Award recipient will also have their design manufactured and sold in Australia by design retailer Cult Design and will receive a trip to the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany.

This year the award is calling for design entries that enhance the dining space – be it furniture, lighting, crockery or wall hangings – and is open to designers of any experience.

The winner of the Mercedes-Benz Design Award by Broadsheet will receive:

  • Their design prototyped, manufactured and sold by Cult Design

  • Mentorship from Australia's design leaders

  • A trip for two to Germany

  • This article is produced by Broadsheet in partnership with Mercedes-Benz. Learn more about the Mercedes-Benz Design Award by Broadsheet and the latest Mercedes-Benz designs.