Passionate about bringing books to life in a creative, unique and conceptual way, believing that book covers need to encapsulate the true essence of your manuscript. Give your book the cover it deserves.


Hi, I’m Claire,

a passionate book cover designer on a mission to create bold, conceptual covers by identifying the best visual idea to draw readers’ in and promote YOUR story.







I believe in visually communicating ideas with each cover encapsulating the essence and tone of your manuscript in a beautiful bespoke concept.

Having spent great time and effort to get your manuscript perfect, it deserves the creation of a cover that absolutely reflects the content, as people do judge books by their covers.

I have a strong understanding of the importance of different genres and readers’ needs, ensuring your cover stands out from the crowd.

In addition to my work as a book cover designer, I have been a graphic designer of branding, identity and packaging design for the last 20 years working with clients in London, New York, Singapore and Sydney.

Together the process is simple, easy and most importantly fun.

But dont just take my word for it, here is what some of the autors I’ve worked with have to say…

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“Claire Smith combines the essence of characters with designs that grab attention and reel in readers.”

- Skye McNeil

“BookSmith has designed the covers for several of my books and I am impressed with not only Claire’s professionalism, but also with the quality of her designs. She has the rare gift of listening to the author’s concerns and wishes, and turns their vision into reality. I have been often complimented about the covers Claire has designed for my books and I cannot recommend her beautiful designs highly enough.”
— Natalina Reis
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“BookSmith has designed all of my full-length novels. Each one beautifully and uniquely represents the story inside the cover.”

- Laura N. Andrews