The Best API’s for graphic designers

Are you a graphic designer looking to streamline your design process and save time. These graphic design API’s might just be the ticket. As always, this list is updated regularly. Email over the URL, if you wish to be included.

Images and Graphics:
Unsplash API – Provides API access to a very large collection of photos.
Font Awesome API – Provides a collection of scalable vector icons .
GIPHY API – Allows access to a large library of GIFs.
Canva API – Canva’s library of templates, graphics, and photos.
Dribbble API – API into to a community of designers, work and Portfolios.
IconFinder – Provides a searchable database of icons.
Icons8 – generation of icons using URL prefix.
Noun Project – API access into a large collection of icons.

Fonts and Text
Google Fonts API
– Gives access to a library of font families.
Lorem Ipsum API – Generates random placeholder or dummy text.

Color API
– Provides colour palettes.
ColorMind – Provides a colour scheme generator.
ColorLovers – Provides an API to get palettes, colour schemes, images, and patterns.
xColors – Generates colours.

TinEye API
– A reverse image search API, which checks images for copyright infringement.
Open Emoji API – Gets Emojis by group.
Icon Horse – Gets the favicon of any website.
PHP-Noise – Generates background images with noise.