designer's own words:Every vessels have their own shape that couldn't be changed into another one from the begining. But, Flexi-Bowl could be possible to change the shape from a plate into a dish or a bowl by pushing the center of the plate. Just push the center again If you want to make it return to original form. Silicon which has a outstanding flexibility, hygienic and never be changed the nature even in a high temperature over 300 centigrade play an important role to complete this Flexi-Bowl perfectly. The flat form and the aluminium frame makes the loading space more efficient to carry much relatively. The Flexi-Bowl would makes your life more comfortable by easy & simple cleansing instead of bothersome dishwashing after meal.