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 (over 12 years)

Rafael has 44 reviews

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Communication & Punctuality

Tom B. Night
Working with Raphael was great and I'm very happy with how the cover turned out. He turned everything around faster than expected and incorporated my feedback while adding his own expert touch.

Tom B. Night, September 2020

Jay Antani
Raphael is a veteran, a deeply experienced book designer. When you hire him, you benefit from not only his technical acumen but also his finely cultivated visual imagination. I worked with Raphael for several weeks on the interior and exterior design of my sci-fi adventure, "Edge of Light." Along the way, we went through lengthy back-and-forth conversations regarding refinements, tweaks, and va...
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Jay Antani, August 2020

Marc Weitz
This is my second time using Rafael, which should say it all! Great professionalism, but most importantly, he came up with another beautiful and striking cover. I highly recommend him.

Marc Weitz, August 2020

Cornelius Peter
I can't say enough good things about my experience working with Rafael. The work was high quality, the price was right, and he was easy to work with, responsive, and professional. I would gladly hire him again.

Cornelius Peter, August 2020

William Henning
Terrific collaboration with Rafael. He was very fast throughout the process and I'm pleased with the book's final cover design. I would gladly work with him again.

William Henning, August 2020

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