SOURCE: Innovative Designs, Inc.

July 08, 2008 10:27 ET

Innovative Designs Adds Serafino "Foge" Fazio to Consultant Staff

PITTSBURGH, PA--(Marketwire - July 8, 2008) - Innovative Designs (OTCBB: IVDN) is pleased to announce that Serafino "Foge" Fazio has joined its ever-growing list of consultants.

Mr. Fazio's coaching career has spanned 41 years; 5 years in High School, 20 years in College, and 16 years in the National Football League. His college career started in 1967 at Boston University, followed by assistant positions at Harvard, Pitt, and Cincinnati. He returned to Pitt in 1977 as a linebacker's coach. While at Pitt, he was promoted to defensive coordinator and then head coach from 1982-1985. In 1986 he became defensive coordinator for the University of Notre Dame. His NFL career began in 1988 with the Atlanta Falcons, followed by positions with the N.Y. Jets, Minnesota Vikings, Washington Redskins, and the Cleveland Browns. After retiring from the Browns, he was a consultant for the Redskins along with doing play-by-play commentary for college games on Westwood One (CBS Radio). In 2005, Mr. Fazio returned to coaching for one more year for the Minnesota Vikings. Currently he hosts the University of Pittsburgh pre-game radio show.

CEO Joseph Riccelli stated, "We are pleased to have Foge join our staff of consultants. He brings with him an expertise found in very few individuals."

Mr. Fazio commented, "I am very happy to join forces with Innovative Designs. I love and believe in their products and will do whatever necessary to assist them going forward."

The Company

Innovative Designs, Inc. manufactures the Arctic Armor™ Line, hunting apparel, swimwear, wind shirts, jackets, sleeping bags, and the multi- function "All in One" under the "i.d.i.gear" label featuring INSULTEX™. INSULTEX™ is the thinnest, lightest and warmest insulator in the market today. For more information, please visit


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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Joseph Riccelli
    (P) 412-799-0350
    (C) 412-298-1265