Rafael Andres

Rafael Andres - Designer

Gilbert, 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 (about 13 years)

Rafael has 52 reviews

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Brian Kindall
Working with Rafael Andres is a highly satisfying experience. He's so good at what he does. He's done four book covers for us so far (different genres, so he's versatile!), and we will continue to hire him for future covers. He's professional and fast and his price is entirely reasonable. Have all your material ready because he will have his ideas for you almost immediately and be ready to move...
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Brian Kindall, February 2021

Dave Dulles
Rafael is an extremely talented and highly professional artist. Very unique aesthetic and vision. I can't recommend him enough.

Dave Dulles, December 2020

Luciano Pesci
I've worked with Rafael now for more than a year on covers (for print, ebook, and audiobook formats) and marketing materials. I'm constantly complimented on the work he's produced. He's a professional in every sense of the word and I can't recommend him highly enough.

Luciano Pesci, December 2020

David Jeffrey
This is the second book cover that Raphael has designed for me, and, just as with the first book, I'm very happy with the results. He has a unique eye for visual effects and his work is highly creative. Raphael was very professional in all of our dealings, communicative, and helped solve a few issues that cropped up with KDP and IngramSpark, issues that were way beyond my knowledge base. He def...
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David Jeffrey, December 2020

Daniel Weisbeck
This is the second book cover and internal layout I've worked with Rafael on. Exceptional work and easy to work with. Highly recommend him for professional-level book layout and cover design.

Daniel Weisbeck, December 2020

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