I'm Barbara (AKA Charala), from Madrid. Experienced designer (more than 10 years). I enjoy creating book covers, Catholic themes are my preferred. I also do all packaging.
I will always give preference to blind contests.
Member since: June 30, 2016
"Another amazing round of designs from someone whom I have come to rely on when I need a dynamite new design!"
"Excellent design and great service as usual!"
"Charala is SO great to work with, so responsive and excellent designs!"
"Good and patient cooperation"
"Charala did a great job. She created just what we needed and communicated quickly and nicely."
"Charala took my vision of a perfect front cover and did an even better job than I anticipated! She was very patient with my first attempt with self-publishing and the design process, and made sure I received the best design possible. I highly recommend ..."
"Another great design as always!!"
"I just completed my third book cover design with Charala. She is an outstanding designer who does the highest quality work and is very responsive and dependable."
"Always a pleasure working with Charala!"
"I continue to be impressed with the professionalism and flexibility of Charala in building a theme and design that works in my series. Thank you!"
"Always excellent designs and VERY responsive. Thank you so much!!"
"Always a pleasure to work with Charala. This is my 6 project. More to come."
"Charala is wonderful. This is already my 4th project with her. We are working on more projects."
"Excellent process with the designer. Very satisfied "
"Wonderful designer. I enjoy working with Charala!"
"Excellent work and communication "
"Charala is amazing. Wonderful designer!"
"Beautiful design for our promotional book. Fast clear communication. Love working with Charala. Highly recommended. "
"Its been a pleasure working with Charala. She is wonderful and very patient!"
"Charala is truly a dream to work with and has the ability to capture the authors ideas. A very professional designer and will be my go to person on all future projects!"
"Phenomenal. Patient. Creative extraordinary. Third project with Charala and every time it has been wonderful to work with her. Highly recommended. "
"Second time using Charala. She captured exactly what our team was hoping our project would look like. Highly recommended. Looking forward to working with her again. "
"Charala is so knowledgeable and competent. Me being a first-time author, I appreciated her patience and professionalism while designing my book-cover. She followed my instructions, but she also provided design elements I loved and adopted. I would highl..."
"Really enjoyed working with Charala. Great to work with and I am very happy with my book cover."
"Muchas gracias, saludos "
"Incredibly fast turnaround. Delight to work with. "
"Exceptional designer. Submitted several designs with our team falling in love with several. The only reason we could not give five stars to every one of her designs is because we could have never finalized this contest. Super-fast responses to edit re..."
"Charala was a complete professional, willing to change her design in many different ways to give us a winning design. I will use her again directly if anything new ever comes up."
"Thank you for the social media banners"
"The range of designs for this book cover contest was amazing - and a tough call. Charala's design captured the spirit of the book: movement, layers, texture. Well done!"
"Great communication and designs! Thank you."
Tom from Hawaii
"Amazing job - Charala was my top pick out of a highly competitive field. Her design turned out better than I could have hoped for."
"I just completed my second book cover with Charala. Once again, she did a superb job. The quality was outstanding, the communication was excellent, and the turnaround time was exceptional. Another great job!"
"Charala never fails to deliver-- she has done an AMAZING job yet again, in swift speed too! She is definitely a designer I will keep coming back to, an ease to work with :)"
"Thanks so much!"
"An incredible designer who is very responsible. Thanks!"
"Charala made a beautiful illustration for my children's book. Charala's approach is very professional. Charala is also very professional and accommodating in her communication and delivery of the files. I can highly recommend Charala. "
"Charala produced high quality designs that were on message and eye-chatching. It was difficult to choose between them."
"The designer clearly paid attention to other designs and my ratings as her own designs evolved in line with my preferences without me having to expressly ask. When I did ask for changes, these were carried out promptly and as requested. Her hard work wa..."
"Did an outstanding job. Very conscientious and good to work with."
"Very professional designer. Her design for my children's book cover was amazing. Moreover, the finalisation was smooth and communication was easy. Highly recommended! "
"Really stepped in and provided something I didn't expect, something that was definitely needed and wanted in the design. Beautiful work!"
"Charala has designed my last three books. She is simply the best."
"Charala has delivered pure perfection, yet again: classic simplicity coupled with an unerring aesthetic sensibility. She has become my go-to resource for all future design work."
Ventris & Bywater
"This is my fourth project with Charala, and I am sure that it will not be my last. She is simply amazing in every aspect of her craft."
"Charala continues to astound us with her energy, patience, and (most importantly) her phenomenal talent."
Ventris & Bywater
"Working with Charaya has been a delightful experience in every possible way: she is focused, thoughtful, disciplined, personable, exacting, and endlessly inventive. The project results that she delivered surpassed what I had even hoped for. She was proa..."
"Charala has been a great designer for my project! First, she made a very nice cover for my book, but also, she is very professionnal, giving good advices (it was my first bookand she helped me) also, she answer fast and it was during Christmas period. I..."
"Charala, did a great job designing a perfect cover for my book. She was easy to work with and I couldn't be happier."
"This designer was in direct communication with us the moment the contest started and actually helped us to improve the briefing. New designs were uploaded very shortly after feedback. Great work, this designer really understood what we were looking for...."
"Charala was a pleasure to work with! She captured exactly what I wanted in a very prompt and polite way. I would certainly recommend her not only for her design eye, but also because the whole process with her flowed easily. 5 STARS with no doubt in my ..."
"There was an audible "Wow!" when Charala's winning design was submitted, and the competition was stiff. Without reservation, I recommend her!"
"Charala was wonderfull to work with! Excellent and precise communication on Charala's behalf, made this book cover design process amazingly easy! Would definitely recommend Charala's amazing artistic talent and vision. Thanks a million Charala!! :) "
"Charala really captured the feel I was looking for and created a "brand" for my book cover. She was easy to work with and responsive, and both the design layout and final files were of excellent quality."
"This was a very fun experience. I will use the process again. "
"Great job! Will definitely be in touch :)"
"Incredible designer and so lucky to have had the chance to work with her a second time around. Thank you Charala. "
"Great job! Very responsive, and very artistic!"
"So happy with how our new book cover turned out. Charala was SUPER responsive and fun to work with!"
"I have worked with Charala repeatedly, and she always outperforms other artists. She is creative and extremely responsive. Furthermore, communication is clear! Will use again!"
"Very responsive, flexible and talented. Was willing to make changes needed and went above and beyond in so many ways!"
"Very amicable, insightful, and willing to go the extra mile. "
"Thanks Chapala for helping me out at short notice and being open to quite a bit of to and fro."
"It was a pleasure working with this great designer, I would highly recommend "
"Excellent designer, I would highly recommend "
"Charala is an excellent designer. She is intuitive and easy to work with. Turnover was a breeze and there are no pre-flight issues."
"Excellent Job! Design Exactly to Brief. Thank You Very Much 😊 "
"Charala is responsive, creative timely and even though I haven't met her she does her work with love purpose and passion. It comes thru in all she does."
"Charala did a great job! She was very quick to make the minor adjustments as requested."
"We needed designs for our store catalog, both inside and outside covers. Charala was very quick to respond and kept up with our many demands. She worked quickly and efficiently and produced some great designs. We definitely plan to work with her in t..."
" What a great experience working with Charala was. She created the perfect cover for my book, followed the brief, and made prompt revisions at each request. Highly recommend working with Charala. "
"Professional, prompt and talented. Amazing experience!!"
"Charala did a fantastic job on this important book cover. She captured the spirit and tenor of the book. After the initial design, Charala was very helpful in making tweaks and adjustments. I highly recommend her and will look to Charala first on my n..."
"Charala was outstanding to work with and provided me with a book cover that far exceeded my expectations. If I could rate Charala's work higher than 5 stars, I would. She was professional, easy to work with and provided solid advice. Not to mention crea..."
"This designer was good and competent from beginning to end of the project. I recommend her to others. "
"Great job in capturing the essence of the book. Easy to work with and accommodating to our needs. Would definitely work with this designer again. "
"Charala is very talented. We get so many compliments on the cover of our book. It was classy and very detail oriented. She is a perfectionist...which we love!"
"Charala's creativity, design skills, and responsiveness all combined to make this project not just immensely successful, but a lot of fun as well!"
"Charala grasped the brief and followed it to the letter, whilst still bringing her unique vision and creativity to the design. She was patient and helpful and I wouldn't hesitate to use her services again in the future."
"thanks, Charala. I have planned on making the third red, and I have a design in mind. I love the fact that you took the seals and created images out of them, instead of trying to copy them and make impressions of them. be sure to give me your contact i..."