Urban Island houses a wide range of ceramics which hit the sweet spot between modern and minimal. The unique shapes which are both vintage as well as extremely functional, coupled with patterns that are extremely modern and minimalist. If you're looking for the best places for ceramic shopping in Colombo, featured below are some of our Ceramics favourites loved world over.
Our matte black glaze water pitcher has a contemporary crafted feel with a solid hand thrown look. Its look is both vintage modernist inspired and minimally modern. The bird like pouring spout, angular handle and small looped detail make it both simple in look but complex in design. Perfect for casual dining, for water, or as a wine carafe.
A shorter version of our pitcher for more everyday use. Featured here is the version with glossy white and graphic crackle effect. glaze small water pitcher has a contemporary crafted feel with a solid hand thrown look. Its look is both vintage modernist inspired and minimally modern. The small looped detail make it both simple in look but complex in design.
Our matte white beaker with blue speckle glaze has a contemporary crafted feel with a solid hand thrown look. The simple shape, and small looped detail make it a perfect complement for the water pitchers, for casual dining, or for a bedside table.
Resembling the Armadillo, this bowl is crafted with a raise knobble effect, finished inside and out with a large crackle glaze, and a set on a matte terracotta colour base. Can be used as a decorative display item or salad or fruit bowl.
Our matte black glaze pasta bowl has a contemporary crafted look with a solid hand thrown character. With its hand turned lines on the surface, a nicely curved high rim and a terracotta coloured base its perfect for casual dining. It has a generous size that is also ideal for salads and stews, and the black colour shows dramatic contrast with food colours.
The organic shape of our bud vase has vertical ridges that adds texture and relief to the simple form, with a rich glossy green glaze. Perfect for a large single bloom cut to a short length, or several fine flowering stems, or simple grasses.
Our serving platter is shaped like a figure eight. It can be used for serving hot dishes or accompaniments to meals, like couscous or vegetable. It also works well for casual meals with varied foods together, such as cheese or cold meats. Featured here in our glossy classic cobalt texture.
All of the above designs are also available in our patterns - Matte Black, White & Blue Speckle & Glossy White Crackle. Also come in sets for gifting. Shop these unique and classic styles online or visit our store - we are open from Monday to Sunday 10am to 7pm at 181, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 7 in Town Hall, Central Colombo.