Coralie Bickford-Smith

Graphic Designer / United Kingdom / Penguin Books UK

Coralie Bickford-Smith is a pattern-obsessed designer who can mostly be found at Penguin creating covers for books. She graduated from Reading University after studying typography and graphic communication. Her book covers have been recognized by the AIGA (NY) and D&AD (UK) and have featured in a numerous international magazines and newspapers including the New York Times, Vogue, and The Guardian. The work she did with Penguin Classics on the clothbound series attracted worldwide attention and harks back to the world of Victorian bindings and a golden age of bookbinding.

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By Coralie Bickford-Smith November 8, 2013

If Penguin book cover designer Coralie-Bickford Smith could be any author, who would she be? Her answer to this and 15 more responses to The Proust Questionnaire—Book Edition.

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