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 93 reviews

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

Peter Shokeir
My book looks great. Xavier and his team were very accommodating and flexible.

Peter Shokeir, January 2023


Victoria Kessel
We cannot recommend Xavier and his team at Coverkitchen enough for their work on our book cover. We had a very specific image in mind for the cover based on our crime story and Xavier really dug into his resource toolbox to find it for us. We are also picky about typesetting and it takes a professional to know a professional. This alone speaks to Xavier's passion and the attention he gives to ...
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Victoria Kessel, January 2023


Jason Wilson
It was a pleasure working with Xavier and his team. They produced a beautiful cover concept and interior for The Abolitionists as well as an animated cover for digital editions on NFT. They came up with quite a few cover variations and were very flexible with accommodating updates. Communication was open throughout the duration of the project and Xavier was very flexible with extending the sche...
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Jason Wilson, January 2023


Gerard de Valence
Xavier and his team are thoroughly professional and take great care with their work.

Gerard de Valence, December 2022


Antonio Sosa
10/10 Xavier and his team were absolutely outstanding in every way possible. There were a lot of bumps in my project, and Xavier handled them with poise and profession, and keeping with promptness. He was extremely attentive to detail, and really understood what I wanted from him- and then some. I told him the concept that I wanted for my cover, and he absolutely blew me away. It was even bett...
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Antonio Sosa, December 2022

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