About Gaea Design

Gaea Design, a distinguished atelier based in Switzerland and Portugal, elevates wedding planning and design to an art form across Europe. Merging elegant sophistication, nature’s and humanity’s architectural beauty. Founded by Tamara and Tiziana, creating unparalleled experiences that resonate deeply with the heart. Specializing in luxury weddings, timeless events and bespoke corporate projects, we blend meticulous planning, passion for floral design and flawless execution to transform visions into reality. At the heart of every project is our commitment to storytelling and design that engages, enchants and elicits emotion, positioning Gaea Design as the epitome of excellence in celebrating love and life’s most precious moments.

Behind The Brand

What was the initial spark for your brand, how did it all begin?

The genesis of GAEA.DESIGN was inspired by a profound appreciation for the timeless beauty and the enduring nature of well-thought-out design. Rooted in the principle that every creation should serve a specific purpose, embody a deeper meaning, and stand the test of time, our brand ethos resonates with the ancient Greek mythology of Gaea, the personification of Earth and fertility. This foundational philosophy has guided us in all our endeavors, ensuring that sustainability is not just about the materials we choose but also reflects in the lasting visual impact and the strength of the partnerships we nurture.

At GAEA.DESIGN, we pride ourselves on being more than just wedding planners or event producers. We are creators of experiences, architects of unforgettable moments, and designers of bespoke aesthetics. Our work is known not only for its refined design but also for the emotional depth and memorable experiences it brings to our clients and their guests. Operating from our studio and headquarters in Berne, Switzerland and Vila Nova de Milfontes, Portugal, we continue to set the benchmark for luxury weddings, timeless events, and distinctive corporate projects.

What services do you offer couples?

At GAEA.DESIGN, we specialize in creating bespoke wedding experiences that transcend the ordinary. Our services are comprehensive, tailored to meet the unique needs and dreams of every couple. These include, but are not limited to, full-service wedding planning and design, venue selection in Europe’s most stunning destinations, exclusive floral designs and arrangements, and meticulous day-of coordination. We pride ourselves on our ability to bring a couple’s vision to life with our thoughtful design and planning, ensuring a seamless and unforgettable wedding day.

How would you describe your aesthetic?

Our aesthetic at GAEA.DESIGN is best described as refined elegance infused with timeless beauty. We believe in designs that speak volumes through their sophistication. Our approach is grounded in the belief that true luxury lies in bespoke experiences and personalized details that reflect the unique story and style of each couple. Whether through the subtle infusion of natural elements, the meticulous selection of color palettes, or the innovative use of space, our designs aim to create an atmosphere that is both captivating and deeply personal.

As a planner or stylist, what are you inspired by at the moment in the world of weddings?

Currently, our inspiration at GAEA.DESIGN is drawn from the rich tapestry of global cultures and the authentic expression of each couple’s unique love story. We are fascinated by the idea of blending traditions from different countries, creating a harmonious celebration that reflects the couple’s values and backgrounds. The resurgence of personalized weddings, where every detail is a testament to the couple’s journey and heritage, fuels our creative process. This global perspective not only broadens our design palette but also enables us to craft weddings that are a true celebration of love, transcending borders and uniting culture.

What would you like to see less of?

While we appreciate the wide spectrum of wedding styles and themes, we advocate for a thoughtful approach to opulence and extravagance. In a world where luxury and grandeur can sometimes overshadow the essence of the celebration, we at GAEA.DESIGN believe in the importance of ensuring that every lavish detail and extravagant display harmoniously integrates with the couple’s story and the architectural ambiance of the venue. Our vision is for weddings that, even in their opulence, feel like a natural extension of the couple’s journey and the space they’ve chosen to celebrate in. We aspire for less of the conventional and more of the seamlessly integrated extravagance that looks like it was always meant to be a part of the story being told.

A styling/planning tip or two you’ve learned along the way that you’d give to any couple?

In our journey of creating unforgettable weddings and events at GAEA.DESIGN, we’ve gathered countless insights that could guide couples through their planning process. Here are two pivotal tips we believe every couple should consider:

  1. Embrace Your Narrative: Let your unique journey as a couple guide every aspect of your wedding. From venue selection to ceremony customization, infusing your personal story ensures a celebration that’s both beautiful and deeply meaningful.
  2. Consider the Setting as a Co-Creator: View your venue as an active participant in your wedding. Its architecture and natural beauty should complement and enhance your theme, creating a seamless and harmonious atmosphere.
  3. Opt for an Extended, Intimate Celebration: A multi-day celebration allows for more relaxed interactions and creates a series of unforgettable moments with your guests. It transforms your wedding into a deeply immersive experience, enriching the connection to your shared story.

Above all, authenticity is your most precious asset. Let it guide your decisions, ensuring your wedding truly reflects your essence as a couple.


Editors Notes

Why we love them…

Known as one of Switzerland’s most famous luxury event services, it’s hard to just pinpoint one reason to adore the team at Gaea Design. Having set up their services based on the concept of aesthetic refinement and emotionally memorable experiences, there is not a single thing we would want to change about their approach to wedding styling.

For the couple…

Made for the couple looking for bespoke and sophisticated luxury when it comes to planning the event of their wildest dreams, from their ethereal floral atelier services to the sustainable design and material details, you will feel completely taken care of in every regard.