About this project
GIR Mini Flip - add $14 to your pledge
GIR Mini Spoon - add $14 to your pledge
GIR Ultimate Perforated Spoon - add $16 to your pledge
GIR Rectangular Lid Set (3 piece set) - add $30 to your pledge
Want ALL the add-ons?
Add $74 to your pledge ($84 int'l) and you get the whole bundle.
See project update #7 for details, and scroll down (waaaaay down) to the bottom of the page to get the skinny on all these awesome new products.
GIR Mini Flip - add $14 to your total to include a Mini Flip in your pledge. Lots more info at the bottom of the campaign page.
This one's on us! At 60k, all 4" lids will be upgraded to 2-packs.
GIR Mini Spoon - add $14 to your total to include a Mini Spoon in your pledge.
Hot coffee's better with a friend! At 80k, every single backer will receive a bonus 4" little lid. Add it to your collection or share it with your best bud.
GIR Ultimate Perforated Spoon - add $16 to your total to include a GIR Ultimate Perforated Spoon in your pledge.
GIR Rectangular Lid Set - add $30 to your total to include the GIR Rectangular Lid Set in your pledge. Comes as a three-pack for 9x13, 9x11, and 9x5 casseroles and pans.
SILICONE LIDS LIKE YOU'VE NEVER SEEN BEFORE
An eco-friendly alternative to plastic wrap and foil, these lids are made from heavy-duty silicone that can be used in the freezer, fridge, oven, and microwave (and of course, they're dishwasher safe). Their patent pending design is one part rocket scientist, two parts supermodel.
Each of these lids can fit on bowls of any size (smaller than its own diameter, of course).
12.5” (318mm) - Built for larger bowls and pots, as of launch this will be the largest-available circular silicone lid on the market. It's large and in charge, and looks gorgeous on the tabletop.
10” (254mm) - Great for covering food at outdoor picnics and barbecues, preventing stovetop splatters, or taking your Thanksgiving casserole from oven to buffet.
8” (203mm) - Sized for the most frequently used serving dishes and storage containers, the 203mm lid is the go-to size for everyday serving, picnics, and storage.
6” (152mm) - The cereal bowl size. Our favorite for microwave reheating, simmering saucepans, and storing single-portion leftovers.
4” (102mm) - Keep the steam in your mug and the bugs out of your wine glass. We also love these for keeping mise en place fresh while we prep our ingredients, and we think you will too.
We’ve spent a lot of time working with silicone. Some of our products are groundbreaking… the Ultimate Spatula that helped us launch our brand was the first unibody silicone spatula of its kind, combining a fiberglass matrix core with a heat resistant silicone body that made it nearly indestructible. Some are long overdue… like Scraper 001, a bench and bowl scraper all in one. And some - ahem, the GIR Lids - are just plain GORGEOUS.
We absolutely love silicone lids. They’re eco-friendly, and useful in more ways than we can count (though we give it a shot below). But none of them looked beautiful enough that we wanted to show them off in our kitchens. We took that as a little challenge, and this summer got to work on the following question: how do we hot-rod a lid? We’re pretty proud of the results.
These silicone lids rest on any flat bowl rim, forming a partial vacuum that “seals” the lid to the bowl when you tug on its handle. Thanks to atmospheric pressure, this seal is quite strong - so strong, in fact, that you can often get the whole combo to lift right off the countertop!
Each GIR lid will create a moisture proof, airtight seal on almost any container. And a moisture proof, airtight seal is just the thing for food storage, whether on the countertop or in the fridge. These lids will last a lifetime in your kitchen; they’re an economical and eco-friendly alternative to plastic wrap, foil, paper towels, and the like. Our pharmaceutical grade, FDA approved silicone is free of PVC, BPA, and other plasticizers that are commonly used to give plastic wraps their “stickiness” - when you use a GIR lid, you get strong surface adherence without any of the bad actors.
The wonderful thing about using silicone is that you can take the lids from an application like countertop/fridge storage or picnic protection, and go straight to something a little more active… like reheating leftovers or steaming fresh veggies in the microwave, or baking a casserole in the oven. They’re also safe on the stovetop, so you can use them as multi-pot steamer lids or splatter guards while you’re sautéing over a hot flame.
Reheat food in the microwave
Simmer sauces on the stovePrevent splatters
Steam foods in any container
Keep your coffee, tea, or cocoa warm in its mug
Use for freezer storage down to -40°F (that’s cooooold)
Keep fridge odors out
Cover a bowl of dough while it proofs
Place on top of a bowl of underripe bananas or avocados to speed up the ripening process
Use the 4" / 102mm size as a drain stopper
Use a small lid to keep the bugs out of your drink
Keep your food fresh while dining al fresco
- Airtight seal to keep food fresh
- Replaces wasteful plastic wrap and foil
- Steam food on the stove or in the microwave
- Store food in fridge or freezer
- Guard against splatters- Durable unibody design
- Patent pending
- Pharmaceutical grade silicone
- FDA approved
- Eco-friendly, BPA & BPS free
- Heat proof to -40°F to 464°F & heat resistant to 550°F
- Dishwasher safe
- Stain and odor resistant
We pulled your favorites from the GIR lineup, and are offering the lid series in the following super happy colors:
Risks and challenges
With a great lineup of silicone products already in production, we're happy to say that we have awesome relationships with our manufacturing team to help bring these lids to life.
This is our first production run for each size lid, so we're up to the usual challenges of meeting order minimums, rapidly adjusting molds if changes are needed to our pre-production samples, and coordinating packaging and packing logistics... and we're more ready than ever to take it on.
We've also got a warehouse team ready to get each and every package out by the holidays, whether it's being shipped from New York to Brooklyn or Singapore. They are Kickstarter shipping superstars, having worked with us to fulfill our Mini, Skinny, and Pro spatulas as well as the Flips, Spoons, and Scrapers that were additionally-funded products from that campaign.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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