The Big Collection Of Free Background Textures

Knowing your resources is important in all aspects of design. You could be working on a new draft and realize you are missing one thing, texture. Textures are not always beautiful by themselves and many can appear quite boring, but when you add texture to your design, it gives that little bit of depth you might be looking for to make the image pop. With a digital camera or intermediate to advanced skills in Photoshop, textures are easy to make. One thing we may run out of is time. Time to make or even the countless hours surfing the Web for the perfect texture.

This post presents an extensive collection of resources with textures from which you can choose the perfect background image for your next design. Please visit the linked sites to download the textures of your choice.

Paper textures

The use of ornate patterns in web design has been popular for several years now. Not only does it add a lot of intricate detail, but it’s also a great way to add a level of sophistication to a design. Here are some of the most beautiful ornate patterns and textures

266 Outstanding Free Design Textures

A few good textures can take a boring design and turn into something stunning. As a designer, you should seek to build a library of all kinds of textures to complement a range of styles. Here are 266 completely free and ready to download textures to get you started.

Bamboo Texture Pack

Natural Stones Textures

Natural stones effects are really cool and hot in web design industrial. There are a lot of website backgrounds using natural stones.

Wood Textures

52 High-Res Wood Textures Backgrounds are now available for free personal and commercial use.Please feel free to use, redistribute or modify the files any way you see fit

Grunge Textures

196 Textures

Free Wood Textures for Your Designs

Used as background images, wood textures are quite popular on the web theses days. In this article, I’ll show you 1.2k beautiful wood textures that you can freely use to enhance your designs.

Fabric Texture Pack

Textures design are very popular among designers to add to their design work. You can download/preview the texture by clicking on the images which will take you to the Unsplash Photos.

Around Textures

It’s time for another high resolution texture set.

218 free simple Textures

This texture set is huge! Images are 3264X2448px in size – perfect for large scale designs.

186 Textures Sets

If you create nature design work, you maybe will need different textures.

183 Textures

Some passionate photographers and designers took these textures and contribute it for the design community. This could be useful for any graphics design artwork and normally used for background purpose.

167 High Resolution Textures

Beautiful collection of background textures for Photoshop. A lot of texture backgrounds are used in modern web designing, textures add quality and beautify designs.

164 Beautiful Free Textures

In this post, Smashing Magazine looks at 164 different textures in a wide variety of different categories. Of course, each image is linked to the source where it can be downloaded. As with any type of freebie, be sure to read the terms and conditions or stipulations by the owner before using it in your work.

400+ High Resolution Textures

Hundreds of thousands of incredible Textures are all over the web. Due to this phenomenally vast amount of textures available, you can now add dirt, rust, floral effect, swirls, mold, oil stains in your artworks and photos to give them an aged, damaged, dreamy or any look you want

High Resolution Abstract Textures

Today I have a good set of high resolution of abstract texture. Abstract texture has always been on of my best favorites. Hope you can use high fabric textures for better use in your design.

70+ Absolutely Useful Free Textures

Today we will showcase a collection of textures where you can use and apply on your future web page design project or just for graphics use. These type of textures is more on different kind of fabrics.

73 Textures

Textured backgrounds are a great way to add an extra dimension to any graphic design project. Magazines and printed media can resort to textured paper for added impact however, this is impossible to do on the web, and the closest we can do is adding texture to simulate this effect.

Free color Textures

Texture Pack

Beautiful textures for your designs and inspiration.

Texture pack #2

Lovely paper textures.

94 Textures

This pack contains some really nice grunge-style textures.

87 Textures

87 beautiful textures with vibrant colors.

87 Grunge Textures

100 Textures

In this freebie, we share with you 100 free grungy wall textures that you can use on your future design projects in an innumerable amount of ways.

99 Grunge Textures

For those times when you need to fill a small area, here are 99 colorful grunge icon textures..

100+ Free Textures

In addition to using brushes, you can get great results and save considerable amounts of time by taking advantage of textures that are freely available. Below you’ll find more than 60 textures from their site.

115 Free Concrete Textures

Concrete textures are excellent for use in web and graphic design. You can quickly take your own, since concrete is so easy to find, or you can take advantage of those that are already freely available. In this post we’ll feature 40 different concrete textures from a variety of sources.

Cool Textures

We find ourselves going through photographs and wonder why in the world we even wasted the battery on that shot, not thinking of course they can be used for textures, patterns or even Photoshop brushes at a later time.

25 High Resolution Storm Cloud Textures

Colorful Textures

Most designers are always interested in quality textures to use in their own work. I decided to put together this collection that will hopefully be a helpful resource for others. There are textures from a variety of different sources.

300+ Free Hi-Res Textures

216 High Res Textures

If there is one thing that is ubiquitous among almost all grunge web designs, it’s having a good quality grunge texture or dirty background image

116 Most Incredible Textures

60 Textures

Sea Textures

It’s time for another high resolution texture set.

70+ Extremely Useful Free Concrete Texture Backgrounds

You may notice the last few days I made some list of free texture resources. And as a continuation of gathering some High Quality Textures on the Web, here are another textures which can be very useful when it comes to grunge designs.

Visual Texture Packs

Photoshop textures are very widely used in modern web design, and hopefully you don’t have to create all your textures by yourself since a great choice is available freely on the web. In the following collection we have selected some of the best free Photoshop texture packs.

74 Useful Digital Textures Tiles

74 tileable textures for your multimedia, web, 3d, game or print designs. Bricks, stones, furs, metals and other materials. These tiles were created digitally, so you won’t get the dirt and impurities normally found on scanned images.

64 Free Textures

Having the right textures can make a huge difference for designers. Today we’re going to feature 74 of the best free cardboard textures from a variety of different sources.

54 Textures

230 Free High Quality Textures

I recently used some brick textures for a design project. I got a good collection and thought of sharing it. In this post, you would find some of the best high quality brick textures which can be used in different ways.

This article is originally published on Nov 08, 2009, and updated on Jan 26, 2023.

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