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Miembro desde: 02 de mayo de 2014
"I would highly recommend Meella. She is fast , efficient and so available to communicate with patience and continue working until I was happy. She never complained when I had questions or changes and willingly worked to make sure we had a finish product..."
"Meella was awesome. She responded incredibly quickly every time I asked her a question and was very nice and professional and her work speaks for herself. Would definitely recommend working with her. "
"Mila is incredibly fast, does great work, and takes feedback precisely as it's given. They are a great designer who I look forward to working again with in the future."
"I love the versatility of Mila's design skills. She quickly grasps the essence of the book and provides a choice of designs to suit the book's style so perfectly. "
DM & LJ
"Meela is AMAZING! I cannot recommend her more highly! Plus, I can't wait to get my next book in the works just to see what she will come up with for a cover!!! "
"Mila is wonderful to work with. She interprets the brief perfectly and always provides an abundance of variations, to ensure you are happy with the direction the design is taking, every step of the way. Her designs are gorgeous and she has a talent for ..."
DM & LJ
"Meella was super responsive and gave us a beautiful book cover design, incorporating some of our original ideas. She was friendly and easy to chat with, and I am happy to recommend her design work to others."
"Meella was flexible and reliable. She responded well to suggestions and requests for amendments. Her approach to the brief was thorough and creative."
"Fantastic design skills. Prompt, professional and always flexible about adjustments. Am looking forward to working with Mila again."
"Meella is so fast, thorough, and pleasant to work with. I needed her to resize a cover she had designed for me a few weeks ago (which turned out fabulous!), and she was prompt and professional! I love working with her, and hope to do so again!"
"Mila is great to work with, fast and smart, and excellent result"
"Loved the resizing and re-arrangement of the cover art pieces."
"Meella is the only designer I work with. She is superb on every level. Many people ask for her name when they see my book cover designs. If you want a designer who is able to create snazzy looking covers that sell - at super high speed - Meella is yo..."
"Always a pleasure. Timely and excellent service!"
"Mila always does a great job."
"Great job again. Thanks!"
"Meella did a great job in capturing what I was looking for. "
"Worked with Mila on a book cover. Thoroughly professional, responsive, flexible, knowledgeable in book publishing specifics, and has a keen eye for design. An excellent cover design experience, highly recommended."
"Mila is a joy to work with. Her response time is excellent. But most importantly, she has an artist's eye. The first iterations of the design give you something substantial to work with. Then she is able to make the subtle adjustments that brings all of..."
"It was very nice working with her. She works very fast and delivers beautiful work. We loved it. Thank you"
"Mila was excellent to work with, and provided exactly what I needed. Communication was clear and quick, and I'm very happy with the final design. I highly recommend Mila for your project. "
"Meella did a fantastic job for us in a very short time-frame. Highly recommend her to anybody. She is very responsive, proactive, and creative. Will definitely plan to work with her again!"
"Working with Meela was fantastic. She is so patient! I’m going to use her over and over again."
"It was obvious that Meella pro with book covers. My editor (very seasoned) picked her designs over 65 other book cover designs."
"Excellent work on time"
"Meella is incredibly talented, communicative, and a complete pleasure to work with! "
"Meella is fabulous. She is creative, energetic, and a pleasure to work with."
"I had such a positive experience working with Meella. She was quickly responsive to feedback on her designs and worked to show me exactly what I asked for. She was willing to create multiple options for me so that I could see different variations of her..."
"Meela is amazing and very helpful!"
"I had a vision and Meella created it. What else could you ask for?"
"Meella is amazing and so easy to work with!"
"Meela was super easy to work with and her talent blew my mind. She was able to take my cover to the next. Super easy to work with. Very transparent and a quick turn around. Will definitely be going to her first with future projects!"
"Mila is amazing. I wish I could fit her in my back pocket. She is certainly an asset to any author who wants a book cover that is just right for their needs! She deserves 6 stars!"
"Quick and perfect as ever. Big thanks to Meella! :)"
"She did a great job."
"Perfect and very respondend service! Thank you very much!!"
"Excellent Job! Highly efficient, creative and professional."
"Quick, efficient and perfect as ever! Big thanks to my all time favorite cover artist!"
"Meella always understands what I'm looking for design wise. Very talented and professional! It's a always a joy working with her."
"Meella is a TOP NOTCH designer who was SO patient with us as we worked together, She really knows her stuff!"
"Meella was an absolute pleasure to work with. She was timely returning messages and completing edits, and had the perfect vision for my design. She made my vision come to life! I'm so thankful to have been able to work with Meella! 5 stars!!"
"Always love Milia's work."
"Mila is always awesome."
"Amazing designer. Extremely professional, fast and easy to work with. Wouldn’t hesitate to work with again. "
"Perfect satisfaction, as always - thank you Meella! "
"Meella did an amazing job. She is responsive, talented, and a great support in helping me achieve my vision for a cover. She also brings great insight and experience, and I highly recommend working with her."
"Excellent job, as usual - thank you, Meella! :)"
"i am very happy with the design and the communication. Perfect!"
"Meella est une grande artiste. Les résultats sont à la hauteur de toutes les attentes. Sa disponibilité est totale, quelle que soit l'heure, elle est toujours connectée. Bravo Meella."
"I just love Mila's work! Every book cover she has worked on for me has been awesome!"
"Always a pleasure to work with Meella! :)"
"Meella was amazing to work with. She created a fantastic ebook cover for me. She was friendly, and always quick to respond to requests. Her work is professional, creative, and thoughtful. I would highly recommend her."
"Great Covers! Thanks!"
"I couldn't have asked for more. She was absolutely wonderful to work with. If I should ever require services again, you can bet I will request her. "
"Excellent! Could not be bettered "
"Meella (Mila) was so great! I will definitely use her again. She was so quick and communicative and professional and has a great eye. She gave me lots of options to choose from and was patient with me when I suddenly decided to switch directions midway ..."
"5 Stars as always ... thanks a lot to my favorite designer! Yves"
"Meella, was very professional and timely in her communication, in addition to being a very strong designer. "
"She is wonderful. I like. She did great job!"
"I cannot say enough good about Meella. I ran a book cover design contest and in the first day Meella had the winning design. This was the most honest and professional designer I have had the pleasure of working with. I can assure you Meella will be the ..."
"After many projects with Meella, I can happily confirm that she keeps being true to her standard: friendly, swift, efficient, professional as ever. Do I need another designer? Definitely no! :)"
"Brilliant work as usual. Would highly recommend."
"I have never experienced a more responsive support. In addition, the proposals were excellent. Thank you very much!"
"Perfect job by Meella as usual! Quick, efficient, very pleasant to work with. "
"Mila did a great job and was remarkably patient with all our corrections! "
"Mila was super responsive and just a pleasure to work with. Highly recommend!"
"Perfect as always!"
"My designer began with providing an already great design and was willing and eager to work with me to make it into the perfect design needed for my book!"
"She understood what I needed and worked with me to get the desired result. I am very happy."
"Absolutely amazing work! Everytime. Meella is our go-to designer we are so lucky to have her. We are already looking forward to working with her again :) "
"She did a great job"
"Great job!!!! Wonderful work!"
"Wonderful job! Prompt service and very personable. Mila is easy to talk to and really does work up some wonderful book covers. I love the design she did for me and I hope my readers will too. I would absolutely use her services again :)"
"Meella did a great job and was efficient and friendly! I am very satisfied!"
"Wonderful to work with: fast, kind, professional, responsive and willing to adjust as needed until I was pleased. I would HIGHLY recommend her!"
"My second time working with Meella and was just as great! Fast response time, creative solutions and professional. I will use her again! "
"Love all of Mila's work."
"Love it! Mila does great work."
"Great work! Love it!"
"She is not only a brilliant designer, but infinitely patient with revisions. I couldn't be happier."
"What can I say, Mila is awesome!"
"Mila is awesome!"
"I love your work, Mila!"
"Mila is very good to work with, I highly recommend her."
"Love it, great work! "
"Mila, always does great work!"
"Great service as always."
"As always, Meella delivers the best service and attention to detail. "
"Got exactly what I wanted...yet again. Don't hesitate to hire Meella!"
"Fast and efficient"
"Meella is and remains a top cover designer, quick, professional, and very satisfactory in design results and communication!"
"The work was high quality. Turn around times were VERY fast. Everything I asked for was incorporated with a happy attitude. An easy process, and I am a very grateful customer!"
"I couldn't have picked a better designer to work with than Meella. The project went very well and I have no complaints, very happy with the results."
"This is literally the best Book Cover Designer on the PLANET! Look NO Further! Meella was very creative and beyond patient with me. I will order again for sure!"
"Courteous, professional, and accommodating of my time constraints."
"Amazing person and a great professional! Mila does magic with book covers, she is always willing to help and explains everything clearly. A pleasure to work with! I certainly will work with her again :) Highly recommended!"
"Professional and awesome! A pleasure to work with!"
"This is my third time working with Mila and each time I've got exactly what I wanted. Great experience yet again! Thanks!"
"I loved working with Mila on my second book. She's very responsive and understanding. She provides various design options to choose from and is always willing to make changes when needed. "
"Meella was wonderful to work with! She was extremely communicative and eager to adhere to any changes I had. Very friendly attitude and amazing design skills!"
"Meella is one of the best designers i worked with . She is an honest person. She was asking in details before starting the project. And i told her the design will be in Arabic language and she never worked in arabic and that was the challenge . When she..."
"Mila is fantastic to work with and extremely responsive. Highly recommend her. "
"Amazing work once again! The first time I worked with Mila was through a contest and it turned out great. This time I skipped the contest and hired her directly. You will end up with an amazing cover, there is no doubt. She is professional, responds pro..."
"I love her work so much!"
"Mila, does great work every time!"
"Speedy, flexible, and professional. A pleasure to work with."
"Awesome Job Meella"
"Love your work. Thank you"
"I love her work. It's amazing!"
"Love it, so much."
"Mila does great work!"
"Love your work! Thank you"
"Meella was incredibly dedicated, creative, polite, and knowledgeable. It was a real pleasure to work together and I will certainly work with her again!"
"Love the banners!"
"Amazing Work! Did a great job on it!"
"This time I assigned Meella a job for two short story covers, and as usual I was very pleased with the course and the result. Anyone who wants to see a delightful choice of Meella's talent can check out my homepage, where (practically) all my covers are..."
"Always a pleasure to work with Meella, and the results are custom-made for satisfaction. Looking forward to further projects! :)"
"Great and reliable as usual: quick, to the point, efficient. Thank you, Meella!"
"Mila is the best to work with. I've worked with her a few times and she always does a spectacular job!"
"Incredible work yet again! Thank you"
"Beautiful work! Thank you."
"I love working with Meella, this is our third project together. Responsive, accurate and on-specification workproduct. Beautiful."
"Meella is an incredibly talented and professional artist to work with. I plan on requesting her services again the near future for my next novel!"
"Amazing Cover Series! Great work once again!"
"Best person to work with - by far. I will continue to work with Meella time and time again. "
"Amazing works. Thanks!"
"Working with Meella has been an absolutely positive experience. She is incredibly talented, professional, and always open to making her projects better. Definitely recommend her services!"
"amazing cover designer"
"Meella is amazing to work with, she is very good at what she does and is patient, helpful, fast and efficient."
"Meera did an AMAZING job on my book cover! She was the only one who captured exactly what I was asking for (which was a lot!). She has a keen eye and subtly captures your idea perfectly. She was extremely communicative which is important and making c..."
"Steady 5 stars for Meella: this was my fifth successful project with her, and I'll definitely want to keep her as my cover artist! :)"
"Very quick, responsive and efficient, would gladly work with her again."
"This was a challenging project to pull off, but Mila was a delight to work with, and very patiently worked with me to come up with a stunning book cover. Highly recommend."
"This is my second project with Meella, she's on the spot, responsive and provides clear/clean design. Starting a 3rd one now."
"Meella is gifted in her craft of design; always providing a high-quality finished product with impeccable speed. "
"Quick, effective, creative, professional, all-out pleasant and rewarding to work with: five stars for Meella! Dr. Yves Patak, Switzerland"
"Meela, as always, comes through with an excellent work product and timely delivery. What a pleasure to work with. On all my books, Meela is my go to designer. "
"Wonderful to work with! Responsive and prompt! Great design skills and imaginative cover designs! "
"Competent, quick, efficient, patient, creative, pleasant to work with from A-Z: the perfect designer for a long-lasting business relationship!"
"Competent, quick, efficient, patient, creative, pleasant to work with from A-Z: the perfect designer for a long-lasting business relationship!"
"Creative, competent, quick, pleasant to work with, patient - I'm looking forward to a long term business relationship with Meella!"
"Creative, quick, competent, patient, pleasant to work with - the perfect designer for a long term business relation!"
"Mila did a great job as always!"
"Meella was totally responsive to the difficulties that an inexperienced author/client was working through. The final design was exactly what was required, and it has attracted very favorable comment."
"Meella is a great and dedicated designer, and I'll be happy to work with her again on future projects. She quickly grasps the essence of the task, and her performance is ultra-rapid. Five stars for a very gifted and pleasant-to-work-with artist! Yves P..."
"5-Star service and creativity"
"Mila come through again and again!"
"Meella was very professional, responsive, and pleasant to deal with, and I love her design."
"Mela is fantastic! Her talent is amazing and after just a couple of emails she totally nailed it!"
"I wanted something that looked professional for my first book cover, and she delivered. Not only that, but I was surprised by how quickly she delivered satisfactory results. She gave me a variety of options and was open to feedback and changes. Her com..."
"Meela is easy to work with, and I love my design. My only issue was that sometimes my instructions weren't fully understood and changes were made that didn't match the instructive conversation, and at times extra changes I didn't mention were made. Bu..."
"Great at taking feedback and making changes! Very responsive."
"Awesome work, as usual."
"Quite simply the most professional designer I've worked with. Quick turnout time aside, the quality of the work is astonishing. There is a thin line between an almost-professional cover and a professional one, and Meella's work is as professional as it ..."
"Mila is a top-notch professional and a pleasure to work with."
"Meella was exceptional to work with and did a fabulous job on my book cover design. Very talented, attentive to detail, and an excellent communicator who is prompt with her response to requests. I look forward to working with her again in the near futur..."
"Mila is a delight to work with. She was prompt to reply and return work with any adjustments that I requested. Her designs are truly brilliant and captured my brief perfectly. I would totally recommend Mila."
"Her work, responsiveness, and helpfulness are beyond words. She's the best in her class......."
"GREAT TO WORK WITH!! Worked on 3 projects already. Always fast delivery and makes sure you are satisfied with the final project. She is AWESOME!! Definitely recommend her...."
"Meella is amazing. She has a great talent and patience, I will for sure contact her for my next book!"
"Always a great experience with Meella!"
"Awesome as before. Second time working with Mila. Her work is quick and exactly as needed. Look forward to working with her again."
"Meela made my book cover for me. It was exactly what I had envisioned! She was wonderful to work with, always available and always willing to help me with any questions or ideas that I had. I couldn't have asked for more! "
"Meella is an incredible designer and on top of her game!"
"Mila, you are a pleasure to work with. Thanks for all of your talent and service."
"Working with Meella was a very positive experience. Her design was excellent and she was patient with several delays and changes."
"Meela is a gifted designer. She was able to create a beautiful book cover that brought the business world and the self help world together - not a easy task. I highly recommend her!"
"Everything went fine. Meella is prompt, efficient and delivered exactly what I needed. Meella is my got to artist from here on in. Thanks to 99design and Meella."
"Created cover art for physical book and eBook, very responsive in time and making small tweaks."
"Mila is awesome to work with. She designed a non-fiction book cover for print and ebook for me which was no easy task because this is my 1st book and I had no clue about what I really wanted. Mila was very patient, professional, knowledgable, creative..."
"Meella is the best!"
"Supreme talent and blazing fast service......"
"Meela is an incredible designer and absolute pleasure to work with. Very happy!"
"Meella is amazing! This is our third project together. She is incredibily patient and talented to work with. "
"This is the fastest designer that I have ever came across. I am a publisher, author and speed is important when getting covers. "
"Meella is talented, fast and wonderful to work with!!"
"Super-responsive, even when we were slow on our end. Great to work with!"
"Excellent! This is the second time I have worked with Meella and the entire process was quick, easy and pleasant. There were quick responses, professional quality of work and was an all around good experience."
"The designer worked quickly & efficiently to produce a high quality design and was very willing to accommodate any requests"
"I just love the banner. Great work!"
"Great work every time. I love it!"
"amazing to work with "
"Listen well- excellent design done amazingly fast!"
"Loved working with Meella, very responsive, on time. Moved with the project very quickly and accomplished the desired goal."
"Meela was fabulous - great response times, great work & a pleasure to deal with. Highly recommend."
"Awesome work great job. "
"Wonderful from start to finish! Very patent and quickly provided new iterations (not sure when she sleeps!)"
"Great. Beautiful work, responsive, on time... will work with her again if given the chance."
"I think I lucked out. After I started my contest, I personally invited Meella to it after seeing some of her work. And to think of it, she won! Quality always wins!"
"I think I just got my go-to Designer. Awesome experience, professional work and quick/prompt replies. Meella payed attention to every little detail and the result is an outstanding book cover that I can't take my eyes off of it. I know who gonna design ..."
"I love her work. She is very efficient and gets the job done RIGHT AWAY. Thank you for the 5 star service. I will definitely be doing business with you in the future again."
"Fabulous book cover design by a genuine pro. In my poll of book cover designs, her covers ranked #1 AND #2. I will ask for her by name the next time!"
"very great designer, patient and understanding. works with you throughout the entire process."
"Working with Mila was an absolute pleasure! She brought my book to live with all her designs the very same day. I was beyond thrilled with all the versions she came up with which made it difficult to choose just one design. She's that GOOD. I will defin..."
"I liked Meela's design a lot plus she was very easy to work with on this project. I'll definitely use her again in the future. "
"Always an amazing Job... Thanks, Meella! "
"Meella has a wide range of impeccable design skills that will bring any project to life. "
"Meella delivers again! Thanks Meella for your wonderful work and customer service."
"Creative submissions, very responsive to direction and requests for small changes. Very timely . Look forward to working with Meella again."
"Meella designed a book cover for me. Every interaction I had with Meella was highly professional. She was incredibly responsive, understood my needs and did the work very quickly. Her designs were fantastic. I highly recommend Meella to anyone."
"Always delivers superb deigns. Never disappoints!"
"Meella is great to work with. She takes feedback very well while at the same time coming up with options I liked better than how I tried to describe what I wanted. She is very talented. This is the second book cover she has done for me."
"Great work as always! Superior quality and speed every time!"
"Meella was exceptional to work with. Her submissions were the first and her first design concept was strongly considered. Her second submission ended up being the selected design. Her attention to detail and her responsiveness truly complemented the ..."
"She is the best!"
"She's the best!"
"Excellent service, highly recommend"
"Meella delivers again! Thanks for all of your hard work and creativity "
"Great job and very responsive to needed changes."
"Great work! I have used Meella for several projects and she always does great work and is very responsive and reasonable. Hire her."
"Outstanding work and very responsive!"
"Excellent work and very responsive."
"Excellent work as usual."
"Mila is professional, creative and always aims to please. She is consistent and on-time. THANK YOU MILA!!!!"
Dragon Gypsy Media
"Mila continues to create beautiful work delivered on-time and consistently fabulous!!!!"
Dragon Gypsy Media
"Mila is a fabulous book cover designer and very patient with any changes or questions I had about the whole process. I highly recommend her! Rima Rudner "Choose to be Happy""
"I love your work!"
"Love your work! "
"Very happy with the designer's work. Had great ideas and responded both promptly and as desired when we had change requests."
"Absolutely LOVE her work. She is quick to respond, provides high quality products, and I would recommend her to anyone looking for a good book cover!"
"Meella is the real deal... amazing and creative! Highly recommended. "
"Meella was very professional and speedy, and she's an excellent designer. From the initial batch of designs, hers jumped off the page and I initially thought "That's it! That's the one!". When I narrowed it down and sent the poll to my friends, they als..."
"Meela is an absolute joy to work with. She is professional, timely and extremely creative! Thank you Meela!"
Dragon Gypsy Media
"Very pleased! Great designer to work with. Very responsive with great vision. I would gladly use her again!"
"Meella created a great book cover for me. I am very happy with her interpretation of the brief and the variety of the designs she presented. Meella was also very patient when there were delays caused by me, and very responsive when I needed her to be. ..."
"Mila did a great job. The cover was better than the idea I had in my head. It was eye-catching and something I could easily see on a best sellers list, a quality that not many other designs shared. When I asked for part of it to be edited, Mila was mo..."
"The cover of my first book is really important to me. Many creative entries were provided and Meella nailed it. Our conversation during the design period were timely and very helpful. I would gladly work with her again. I recommend her to you if you..."
"Excellent job as usual! "
"Meella is a great designer with a strong creative mind. Her work ethics, smart initiatives and respect for every 1-to-1 project I have engaged her with has been truly unparalleled. When it comes to Meella, you simply need to go to sleep while she goes t..."
"Meella is a consummate professional. She is wildly creative and really wants her clients to be happy. Her response time is lightening quick and she is eager to please."
"Good communication, prompt responses, love the ebook cover. Pleasure working with you!"
"Meella did an excellent job designing our book cover! We enjoyed working with her and are very happy with the end result!"
"Meella is the best!"
"You're number one!"
"MEELA ES UNA GRAN DISENADORA , TIENE MUCHA CALIDAD PROFESIONAL, ADEMAS LA HACE ESPECIAL SU FLEXIBILIDAD, SU PACIENCIA, SU PROFESIONALISMO, AUNQUE SU IDIOMA NO ES ESPANOL ELLA HACE TODO LO POSIBLE POR COMUNICARSE Y HACER SU TRABAJO. SI ALGUI..."
"Meela was fantastic to work with, as well as all of the designers. I have nothing but praise for her- she was helpful and gave quick responses. It's obvious that she is an artist of the top calibre. I also have nothing but praise for 99 designs. I have..."
"I believe Meella was the very first designer to submit to me. She responded to the description of my book very well, and quickly provided adjustments as I requested them. When I decided to change gears and go with a totally different concept, while ..."
"What can I say, Meella is awesome!"
"Another wonderful book cover! Meella you're awesome!"
"What a lovely designer to work with. She essentially hit the concept first try, and it sparked its own story. The more I look at it, the more I want to look at it. I am enchanted by it. Thanks, Meella, for an awesome cover and your patience. I truly hop..."
"Love it! Thank you"
"I love this cover! Thank you"
"Always does an excellent job! "
"I love Meella's work! She knows what I like and delivers every time."
"Awesome work as usual"
"Excellent service and communication throughout, was a joy to work and highly recommend."
"We loved working with this designer! She is very creative and also has a meticulous approach to her work. Excellent presentation every time and responsive to the slightest change request, allowing us to create an excellent cover design for our national ..."
"I had a great experience working with Meella. She was very prompt and professional and didn't complain about the MANY changes I asked for. I would definitely work with her again."
"Meella came up with exactly what I was looking for in basically one try. She responded promptly to all of my messages and was very patient with me. It has been an absolute pleasure working with her!"
"This is what happens when professionalism is bended with passion and positive attitude. The output will always be astounding. Mila is an example for this. She is a 5 star creative designer with an innate talent to create the best. It has been a ..."
"Meella got, from the first try, what I exactly wanted! Few tweaks here and there, and we got the job done in couple days only. Great designer that read perfectly my mind. I'm truly satisfied with the experience and will have more projects for her. I hig..."
"Meella is a great designer; always there when you need her. Never shy to make changes even when you always require one... even at that she's got a great attitude. Certainly someone I'd work with again."
"Excellent work! Delivered on my vision."
"Excellent! Very professional. Extremely accommodating. Made changes quickly and as requested. Would definitely work with her again."
"I have worked with many designers and artists in the past but one that really stood out and out shined the rest was Meella. She is a spectacular designer, she knows what people want, and she communicates very well. I was never left in the dark, and her ..."
"She is outstanding. Will continue to work with Meella."
"Meella was the first designer to submit in my contest and she gave me many options. Throughout the Qualifying Round she was always available to answer questions and make changes in a timely manner. I knew I wanted to take her into the Final Round and wa..."
"Meella was a true delight to work with. She is an extremely talented designer, and just as important, is a quick, and thoughtful communicator. I look forward to working with her on future projects."
Bonnie J Wallace
"Meella won my contest not only because she is a talented artist, but because she took my ideas and made them better. She even tried out a bad idea of mine so I could see it was not what I wanted. Best of all, Meella worked hard and fast to create what I..."
"Meella was awesome to work with and very responsive to all questions making it easy to get things done."
"Very creative and engaging work, and original. Meella was a pleasure to deal with, responds promptly."