Snug Vest

By Monica McMahen

March 14, 2014


Red Dot Award WinnerSnug Vest, produced by a Vancouver start up of the same name, has been awarded the Red Dot Product Design Award in the Life Science and Medicine category. The Snug Vest is an inflatable vest that provides Deep Pressure Therapy for individuals with high levels of anxiety, sensory disorders and autism.


Snug Vest designer & founder Lisa Fraser accepting her 2011 Red Dot award“The accolade of the Red Dot Design Award, the ‘Red Dot,’ is an internationally recognized seal of quality label for excellent design” and is awarded annually by Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, a highly reputable German design institution. It recognizes products in 18 different categories for design excellence. Past winners include Apple and IKEA, among other prominent design companies.


“Red Dot is the most prestigious product design award. We’re really proud to have recognition for all the hard work we’ve put into making a very well designed product” says designer and founder Lisa Fraser. “As a start-up business, it is thrilling to be competing side by side with renowned design companies, let alone to be chosen by one of the winners!”


The Award Winning Snug VestFraser previously won the Red Dot award in the “Design Concept” category with the Bear Hug Vest in 2011. Now, 3 years later, it has evolved into the Snug Vest and been recognized for outstanding design.


Red Dot is not alone in recognizing the Snug Vest for its superior design. Individuals who purchase it are routinely impressed by the quality of the vest. The mother of 14 year-old boy Erik Autism Spectrum Disorder bought the Snug Vest and said “Snug Vest- I have to tell you that your design is amazing – you’ve thought of everything...your attention to detail in all areas is so impressive and is really touching.”


Snug Vest Founder Lisa Fraser walking the red carpet at the 2011 Red Dot award ceremonyFor more information on the Red Dot design awards, visit






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Monica McMahen, Marketing & Communications

#304-887 Great Northern Way

Vancouver, Bc V5T 4T5

Phone: 1-866-530-4440 X

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