Beautifully crafted unique avatar placeholder for your next react project

Lightweight and customizable ❤️


Live Demo ? | Website ?‍♀️

Built by Nusu Alabuga and Oguz Yagiz Kara

? Special thanks to Monika Michalczyk for awesome shapes ?


  • 40 Colors – Colors are so on point that most of the projects can use it without changing it
  • 60 Shapes – Beautifully crafted shapes that are unique to your user with color combination
  • Text or Shapes ? – Use letters (eg. JD for John Doe) or unique shapes
  • Unique to user – Generated avatars are unique to the string that you provide, it means if you pass [email protected] you will always get the same avatar
  • Lightweight – less than 20kb compressed + gzipped
  • ✍️ Customizable – use shadows, change size, provide alternative text to display


With yarn

yarn add avvvatars-react

With npm

npm install avvvatars-react

Getting Started

Import Avvvatars to your app, then use it anywhere you want.

import Avvvatars from 'avvvatars-react'

export default function MyAvatar() {
  return (
    <Avvvatars value="[email protected]" />


value: string

This is required for plugin to work, each value generates a random avatar to unique to this value, so each time plugin renders, you will get the same results.

<Avvvatars value="[email protected]" />

displayValue?: string

Override default text by providing displayValue

for example if you provide value=”[email protected] the character output will be the first 2 letters of value which is “BE”, if you pass displayValue=”BU” you can override it to BU

<Avvvatars value="[email protected]" displayValue="BE" />

style?: character | shape (default character)

Use shape or character as avatar.

<Avvvatars value="[email protected]" style="character" />

size?: number (default 32)

Override default size (32px) by providing a number.

<Avvvatars value="[email protected]" size={32} />

shadow?: boolean (default false)

Enable shadow around the avatar.

<Avvvatars value="[email protected]" shadow={false} />

border?: boolean (default false)

Toggle border

<Avvvatars value="[email protected]" border={false} />

borderSize?: number (default 2)

Override border width

<Avvvatars value="[email protected]" borderSize={2} />

borderColor?: string (default #fff)

Override border color

<Avvvatars value="[email protected]" borderColor="#fff" />


If you want to access design files to change something or customize it to your own, use our Figma File




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