Rafael Andres

Rafael Andres - Designer

Mesa, AZ, USA

I am a professional designer, art director and illustrator who loves books and works for several publishing houses in Europe, USA and Asia.

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I am a graphic designer and illustrator specialized in book covers design. With thirty years of experience in different fields of graphic design, half of them dedicated exclusively to creating covers for the international publishing market. I offer now my experience and talent creating compelling and original images for self-published works and the wide book, e-book and audiobook market.
Action & Adventure
Historical Fiction
Humor & Comedy
Literary Fiction
Mystery & Crime
Science Fiction
Thriller & Suspense
Biographies & Memoirs


  • Singapore Publishers Association BEST COVER 2012 for The Devil's Garden by Nigel Barley

Work experience

Art Director/Graphic designer/Illustrator

January, 2008 – Present (over 14 years)

Rafael has 116 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Elle Stockton
My book was published less than one week ago and I have already heard rave reviews about Rafael's cover and interior design. Rafael delivered a perfect interior design for my multi-genre book of stories. This is the second time I hired Rafael because he's a seasoned professional who is 100% knowledgable in publishing. Once again, I trusted Rafael on the finish, paper color, and details of my ...
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Elle Stockton, May 2022

Steven Mathis
Rafael was an absolute pleasure to work with. As a first-time novelist, I had questions about the process and Rafael was very patient with all my questions and suggestions. He's also very knowledgeable about the cover design process, which put me at so much ease. The design for my book, Oil & Blood: Vindication, came out amazingly. I hope I can work with Rafael in the future!

Steven Mathis, May 2022

Ryan Crain
Rafael exuded the utmost amount of patience and professionalism throughout this process. As a first-time author, I went in with a certain level of expectations for how the process would unfold and I thought I knew exactly what I wanted. In the end, I was very indecisive and the process was more challenging than I thought because of that. Rafael stuck with me the entire time and created somethin...
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Ryan Crain, April 2022

Erik Berg
It was a great experience working with Rafael. Inside of a week, he provided three beautiful cover variations for me to choose from. The creativity and artistry was so impressive that deciding on just one was difficult. He listened to my suggestions and ideas for enhancement and then quickly sent samples of the alterations for us to discuss. Rafael was precise with the dates and deadlines orig...
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Erik Berg, April 2022

Dan Klasing
Rafael is creative, professional, and a true expert. I have no reservations reccomending him to other authors needing a beautiful book cover and stunning interior for their projects. I especially appreciated Rafael's patience with a relatively technologically challenged individual. Me. It can be daunting to choose from the professionals on Reedsy, but let me help save you some angst - get Rafae...
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Dan Klasing, April 2022

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