IDS Toronto - Interior Design Show

JANUARY 23-26, 2025

Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building

Marva Griffin
Italian Design Ambassador at Italian Design Day in the world


Marva Griffin was born in Venezuela and Milan became her city of adoption when she began working in the design and furniture world. Since 1990 she is at Salone del Mobile.Milano as International Press Director and, currently, as Ambassador of International Relations. In 1998 she founded SaloneSatellite, which in May 2014 received the Compasso D'oro XXIII Lifetime Achievement Award. A relationship and commitment of her work led her to receive the Ambrogino d'Oro Civic Merit in 2017 and, in 2021 the Honorary Master's Degree in Product Service System Design by Politecnico di Milano. Since 2001, she is a member of the Philip Johnson Architecture & Design Committee of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York and, since 2016, she is Italian Design Ambassador for the Italian Design Day in the world.

Agenda Sessions

  • In Conversation with Marva Griffin