Born in Imperia, he graduated in architecture in 1981 at the Politecnico in Milan, the city where he works. He worked with Marco Zanuso, Angelo Mangiarotti and Bruno Munari. In 2010 the Triennale Design Museum of Milan organized a big monographic exposition on his job: Marco Ferreri_progettarepensieri. Many of his objects are in important design collections as the New York Museum of Modern Art “Permanent Design Collection”, in the Israel Museum of Jerusalem, Collection du Fond National d’Art Contemporain of Paris and in important private collections. He took part at the IX International Exhibition of Architecture of Venice and at the I Architectural Biennial of Beijing. He was lecturer in Italian and international universities, such as Politecnico di Milano, Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Libera Università di Bolzano and Università degli Studi of the Repubblica di San Marino. From 2011 to 2013 he has been director of the MA course in Product Design at NABA, in Milan.