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 (about 15 years)

Rafael has 141 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Perry Drake
Rafael is a true artist who perfectly captured the essence of my book in one image better than I could have expected. I have nothing but high praise for his work and would enthusiastically endorse him to other authors. I have three more books in the pipeline and plan to utilize Rafael's artistic vision for each one.

Perry Drake, February 2023

David Jeffrey
Working with Rafael on the three cover designs for my sci-fi trilogy has been an exceptionally positive experience. He listened patiently to what I was looking for in general, then came up with totally original graphics that were stunning and a hundred times better than anything I could have imagined myself. He is a true artist, in every sense, with a creative eye for what works on a book cover...
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David Jeffrey, January 2023

Andrew Smith
Rafael is the best--his covers consistently generate sale and positive feesdback for me.

Andrew Smith, January 2023

Oscar Bejarano
Rafael is a true artist and he is extremely good at what he does. He designed both the cover and interior layout for my book and did an amazing job in both. His work exceeded all my expectations. He is not only an excellent designer, but also very professional and patient. Rafael was also very responsive and communicative throughout the process, making it a pleasure to work with him. I couldn't...
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Oscar Bejarano, January 2023

Lisa Newman
Another stunning cover from Rafael. Always a pleasure to work with!

Lisa Newman, January 2023

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