Honorary Master's Degree to Marva Griffin Wilshire

A life dedicated to design

In conjunction with the 2021 edition of Salone del Mobile, Politecnico di Milano awarded Marva Griffin Wilshire an Honorary Master's Degree in Product Service System Design.

Since its first edition in 1998, Marva Griffin Wilshire has been the creator and founder of SaloneSatellite, a Salone Internazionale del Mobile initiative, a proven international launching pad for young creatives and Universities and Schools of Design from all over the world.

During the ceremony, Professor Anna Meroni, Coordinator of the Course Council for the programme Product Service System Design of the Politecnico di Milano, highlighted her "infinite passion and energy, which allowed her to become, over the course of fifty years of work, a fundamental presence in the international design system".

Marva Griffin Wilshire then gave the keynote lecture with the title "Once upon a time... and 23 years of youthful creativity".