has been living and working in Italy for the last decade or so. Trained in the UK as a painter, he came to live in Tuscany in 1990, and has lived in the Sienese countryside, in the area of San Gimignano, and in 1995 moved to the Florence area.
Together with Marisa, his wife and Italywedding’s floral designer they established Italyweddings in 1997. As a team they have assisted hundreds of couples over the last 20 years though every aspect of their Italian weddings.
Ben is still a practicing painter and photographer. A few examples of recent work here
originally from the small rural town of Apice, in the Campania region, has lived in Tuscany for many years. She was trained as a fashion designer in Florence, and has designed collections for a number of years.
In the last ten years Marisa has become a stunning floral designer, responsible for all the work Italyweddings produces, and her visual training and experince guides you through all the aesthetic aspects of the wedding design: flowers, bouquets, table design, linens, mood-boards, color control, illumination…
has been Italyweddings senior wedding planner for the last four years, and takes full control and responsibility for a large number of our events. Born and bred in Pistoia, central Tuscany, she trained in languages, and her natural enthusiasm and warmth are contagious.
Martina will be involved in aspects of every wedding, working specifically on transport and in week activities. So as you move forwards with Italyweddings, each of our staff members will be in touch with you, to discuss areas of our individual expertise.
the most recent addition to the Italyweddings stable – Lucrezia has a background in social studies and a long passion for event planning and floral design. Like all our team, Lucrezia is bilingual, and works closely with Marisa on the design aspects of our events.
Lucrezia is the calming, rational influence in our offices, otherwise comprised of the more fiery and passionate characters of our other team members!