I am a woman, mum, adventurer, lover of plants, recipes and cookbooks — and of the whole alchemical creative process involving my hands, emotions and perception.
I use the three-phase firing technique, which entails painting on porcelain enamel with vitrifiable pigments, mediums, nibs and brushes and then firing in a kiln.
As an artist, I am inspired by many things… nature in all its forms amazes and captivates me daily. Simple life, experienced through the eyes of the soul, with the heart leading the way, is reflected in every piece I create. Each of my hand-painted pieces tells a story…
My personalised service will provide you with everything you need to order customised hand-painted tableware, mugs and tiles.
Both the design and colour range will be exclusively tailored to your specifications. You may already have a great idea for a project, or you may need further guidance. Let´s work together to create the perfect design!
National University of Córdoba, project based on an 18th century engraving. Gift for the University president, Dr. Hugo Oscar Juri from his colleagues and friends from the Rectoria and life. Thank you very much, it was a great honor for me to have been chosen for this purpose.
Heart with orchids growing inside a heart. This is a project that i loved to do, at the request of an artist whom i admired and whose true face is her heart full of orchids. Thank you @karygazquez.
Max million Merry was the beloved furry of the Merry family. Long walks, his permanent custody, his tender look, his love for James, Emily, Charlotte, Kate and John. Today he watches over them from heaven with his immense unconditional love.
Sian and Ian's house. It is a fairytale house, on the top of a small mountain, in Bethlehem, Carmarthenshire, with a garden full of flowers and colour. It is a family retreat, surrounded by the silence and nature of the Welsh countryside. Close your eyes and you can see it.
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I tell you a story in each of my mugs. They can take you on a beautiful journey or fill your moments with nature, butterflies, flowers and birds, evoking a sense of magic...
Ceci is like those small musical boxes: when you look at it, it might look like the others, but when you open it, it fills you up with music, beauty, hope and joy.
To put it in a nutshell, she can transform a simple cup into a masterpiece.
I met her one day when celebrating a very special and dear friend of ours. I saw Ceci, and I immediately knew I wanted her in my life forever.
She was born on a sunny morning of August in Cordoba, Argentina. Her mum, Martha, taught her how to do nib painting when she was nine. She never imagined that, with time, that quill would turn into her magic wand. She is the mother of Agustina and Julian.
Although life initially took her towards a more conventional path, her creative and artistic essence kept beating strong and was yearning to come out. And so, it has now been 22 years since Ceci started painting on any surface that came her way: a piece of cardboard, paper, glass… Any piece of furniture would be perfect to let her magical impulse take over and make her feel alive and happy.
And, one day, she met the love of her life: porcelain. That smooth white shiny canvas turned out to be the perfect place to capture her deepest dreams and craziest ideas. The ink, pigments and oils that constitute the alchemy of her work are the support of all her creative work and the engine awakens her inner child on each new challenge.
At the end of 2020, she dared leave her comfort zone to discover new places, worlds, and people. Today, she paints and creates her magic from the UK.
After seeing her beautiful art, seating at a table anywhere around the world with a steaming cup of tea or coffee - designed and painted by Ceci - can become the happiest and shiniest moment of your day.
WRITTEN BY ROMINA PEREYRA FUKUOKA
“Hi Cecilia, thank you very much, He loves it, it, it´s a pride and joy and presented in a glass cabinet in the living room. very much appreciate everything you did for me.and this special present to my father."
“Cecilia, I wanted to thank you on behalf of my family for the work you did for the baptism of Emmett James, it made the wonderful moment we lived together with our little boy even more special. I recommend Cecilia Lafuente, hand-painted porcelain to all my friends."
“Ceci, thank you so much for your thoughtful design on my cup and saucer. it reveals my passions, surfing, my beloved California, travel, my coffee every morning now tastes special."
“I was given this mug as a present by a good friend who loves design and it is now my favorite mug, the most beautiful one I have, and it is my private luxury for each cup of coffee."
“I bought one of your mugs for my mother´s birthday. The incredibly detailed hand-painted illustration is just amazing! Whenever I need a special gift, I know where to find it.”