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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Overview

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.
Languages
English
Fiction
Action & Adventure
Historical Fiction
Humor & Comedy
Literary Fiction
Mystery & Crime
Science Fiction
Thriller & Suspense
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Technology
Travel

Awards

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

Work experience

Art Director/Graphic designer/Illustrator

CoverKitchen
January, 2008 – Present (over 12 years)

Rafael has 37 reviews

Professionalism
Professionalism
Quality
Quality
Value
Value
Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

David Jeffrey
It was a pleasure working with Raphael on my cover design project. He is a gifted artist with uniquely creative ideas and the technical competence to turn them into stunning designs. It's always a tricky situation when you have your own ideas for what you want to see on your cover, but at the same time you want to give creative license to a graphic designer who is obviously more talented than y...
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David Jeffrey, July 2020


Andréa Fehsenfeld
My experience with Rafael was outstanding. I had a solid vision of the direction I wanted to go in, but he really took it to the next level. He had great initial concepts and was collaborative and patient during the finessing period. He works and communicates quickly, and offered suggestions and alternatives where appropriate. Can hardly wait to share the cover with the world...

Andréa Fehsenfeld, July 2020


Andy Stack
I've been working with Rafael for three months now and couldn't be happier with the quality of his work, his professionalism and his commitment to seeing the project through. I came back to him numerous times with questions and he never left me hanging. His work is 10 out of 10.

Andy Stack, June 2020


Charles Wachter
Rafael was everything you want in a collaborator. He was creative, professional, prompt, and forthcoming. He helped educate me on parts of the process I was unsure of (and unaware of). All of his design concepts were gorgeous and different — he's wildly creative with a keen sense of the commercial trends in the marketplace. You won't go wrong. And if you do, he'll work with you until you get ...
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Charles Wachter, June 2020


Daniel Weisbeck
Great experience working with Rafael. Highly recommend him for covers and inside layout.

Daniel Weisbeck, June 2020

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