Founded in 1999, Florida-based, privately held, women-operated Architec Housewares? uses elements of architecture to improve the functionality of everyday kitchen essentials. Designed by architects at heart, the products are centered on innovative use of materials that offer beauty, functionality and meet the criteria for green manufacturing. The product line includes items such as the innovative 4-quart hold bowl with a unique flexi-handle; the BPA free, American made line of NylaCork? kitchen tools including turners, strainer spoons, spreaders, whisks, spoons and related cooking utensils; the Swipe counter cleaner that reduces the need for paper towels; recycled plastic cutting boards; Indian Sheesham wood cutting boards; Eco Smart? Purelast? natural and durable plastic alternative measuring cups, measuring spoons and bowls; Gripperwood? non-slip wooden cutting boards; silicone ice cube trays and more.