8848 Altitude

8848 Altitude has all the ingredients of being a real success story in Swedish enterprise. Three young designers, Magnus Berggren, Anna Larsson and Laila Hobin, met at the textiles training programme in Borås at the end of the 1980s. A request from the Swedish Mount Everest Expedition of 1990 was the basis of the first collection and the company was registered the same year. Now, 22 years later, the trio still manage the company, which has grown to have sales of 171 MSEK (2011) in 22 countries.