Courier #24

The Aug/Sept issue of Courier weighs in at 156 pages packed full of sharp reports and insights from the world of modern business and startup culture.

With a special theme on The Business of Design, Courier survey the industry to investigate the many ways of running a successful design company, from a billion-dollar sofa startup and a Sao Paulo ceramicist to an open-source furniture maker and the world’s best design stores, from Milan to Bangkok.

Included is the ‘Work!’ supplement, a 36-page how-to guide for the modern ways of working, from hot-desking in an urban climbing gym to creating the perfect home office.

Also in Issue 24:

-Craft beer: can bottle shops survive?

-A freelancer’s guide to unwinding

-How to design a profitable coffee shop

-Can Ali Parsa make the world healthy?

-Inside an experimental Danish distillery

-How to expand your company to Dubai

-Q&A with The Hoxton’s Sharan Pasricha

-Can LSD make you more creative at work?

-The rise of hand-painted advertising signs