Acne

Fashion Designer

Established as a creative collective in Sweden in 1996 by Jonny Johansson, Acne is a company that incorporates Acne Film (film production), Acne Digital (animation), Acne Creative (advertising and design) and Acne Paper (a bi-annual magazine) alongside its fashion line.

Acne's fashion philosophy is to produce a 'framework for individuality' by making clothing that is simple, functional and easily fits into the wearer's existing wardrobe.

Selected Awards

  • Elle Magazine's 'ELLEN' Award for Designer of the Year, 2000
  • Cafe Magazine Fashion Award, 2003
  • Guldknappen Best Design Award, 2004
  • King Magazine 'Most Influential Person In Menswear Design', 2005
  • Elle Magazine's 'ELLEN' Award for Designer of the Year, 2008

Established as a creative collective in Sweden in 1996 by Jonny Johansson, Acne is a company that incorporates Acne Film (film production), Acne Digital (animation), Acne Creative (advertising and design) and Acne Paper (a bi-annual magazine) alongside its fashion line.

Acne's fashion philosophy is to produce a 'framework for individuality' by making clothing that is simple, functional and easily fits into the wearer's existing wardrobe.

Selected Awards

  • Elle Magazine's 'ELLEN' Award for Designer of the Year, 2000
  • Cafe Magazine Fashion Award, 2003
  • Guldknappen Best Design Award, 2004
  • King Magazine 'Most Influential Person In Menswear Design', 2005
  • Elle Magazine's 'ELLEN' Award for Designer of the Year, 2008