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 13 years)

Rafael has 84 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Chris Lunt
Rafael was quick, responsive, listened closely to feedback, and was supportive of the creative process.

Chris Lunt, July 2021

Benny Mailman
I have been searching for the best talent for years, and I finally found that with Rafael. He produced beyond what I even hoped for, and seemed to have a better vision than I did for what my book really needed to stand out and be noticed. I will always use his services as long as he is available.

Benny Mailman, July 2021

Chad Richards
Rafael was a great communicator—I was never left wondering "where is he?" or "what's the status of my project?"—and I got a great cover design that I'm excited to have surrounding my stories.

Chad Richards, July 2021

Dennis Blake
I have engaged Rafael for a project I’m working on, and I must truly say how extremely pleased I am. I had no idea how I wanted the cover of my manuscript to look. All I needed to do was to give him the title, and he was running like an athlete with ideas. He gave me two samples to choose from which make it much harder as both were looking great. The feedback I’ve got from the cover I chose was...
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Dennis Blake, July 2021

Nathan Crumpton
It was great working with Rafael - quick work, quick responses, and candid feedback across the project. Pleasure working with him!

Nathan Crumpton, July 2021

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