Xavier Comas

Xavier Comas - Designer

Barcelona, Spain

Award-winning creative director and designer with 30-year experience working for publishers and independent authors worldwide.

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Overview

I work as a creative and art director, leading an award-winning team of designers, typesetters, and illustrators. Working with me means enjoying the luxury of engaging a seasoned creative crew devoted to book design.

Working with independent authors is a rewarding experience because I can bridge literature and visual arts. I help authors promote their work by creating meaningful and enticing covers based on solid concepts.
Languages
English
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Inspirational
Fiction
Fantasy
Horror
Humor & Comedy
Literary Fiction
Mystery & Crime
Science Fiction
Works with
Squarespace

Certifications

  • Fine Arts
  • Graphic Design

Awards

  • Best Cover in Spain 2014
  • WINNER 2013 SBPA Book Awards for Best Cover Design

Work experience

Director and founder

OPALWORKS
January, 2000 – August, 2010 (over 10 years)

Founder of one of the foremost book cover design studios in Spain. Book cover art direction and design.

Founder

Self-employed
January, 1999 – August, 2006 (over 7 years)

Book Cover Design Director, Art Direction, illustration and design

Xavier has 86 reviews

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

Rose V
The cover Xavier and his team did was extraordinary, it perfectly captured the feel I was going for with my book. I'm glad to have worked with him and I wish him the best of luck with future projects.

Rose V, September 2022


Pamela Lawson
Xavier did it again! He produced a cover that's just as striking as the first one. He's a creative treasure, and I'm definitely asking him to create my third book's cover.

Pamela Lawson, August 2022


Rhonda Rosenheck
Xavier got the quirkiness of my project, Tongue Twisters for Terrible People, and the fine line it needed to hold between erotica and humor. The interior design was clean and used white space beautifully, and the offer of several illustrations was a huge plus. Id say the most important features of the success, as I experienced it. were: 1. Xavier's talent, knowledge and skill -- especially key ...
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Rhonda Rosenheck, August 2022


Morty Shallman
Xavier is a genius. His original illustration for the cover of my literary novel, The Tyranny of Desire, portrays the central concept brilliantly, and is eye-catching and provocative. In short, just what I was looking for and more! His interior design is clean and elegant and suits the content perfectly. I loved his work so much I even hired him to create a logo for my imprint, Flying Bed Books...
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Morty Shallman, July 2022


LEVI WELTON
Xavier is a design hero! Baruch Hashem, unlike many of the crooks out there who promise the world and then take advantage of new authors, Xavier goes above and beyond and here's why: 1. His professionalism and communicability was impeccable! If I emailed him a question or comment, he'd respond within hours and always made sure I knew that he cared about my project. 2. His positive attitude an...
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LEVI WELTON, June 2022

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