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20+ Beautiful Geometric & Polygon Background Textures
Inspiration / 28 Sep 2018

20+ Beautiful Geometric & Polygon Background Textures

Looking for a great polygon background texture for your design? Then you’re going to love this collection of free and premium geometric and poly background textures.

Low poly and geometric backgrounds are now turning out to be one of the most popular trends in design this year. They’re being used for both website and graphic designs to give the designs a retro and a pop-art look. Suffice to say, these textures do add an attractive, modern look to any project.

We’ve handpicked a few great free and premium poly and geometric textures you can use with your next project!

20+ Best Floral & Flower Background Textures
Inspiration / 20 Sep 2018

20+ Best Floral & Flower Background Textures

When it comes to designing wedding invitations and greeting cards, a floral background is a must-have flourish that helps you bring out the beauty in your designs. In this collection, we bring you some of the best floral and flower backgrounds you can use with such special design projects.

A background surrounded with beautiful flowers is not just a great way to make your designs look prettier but it’s also an effective way to present your creative designs like fonts, logos, and even to use with PowerPoint presentations.

We handpicked these floral and flower backgrounds with various styles and designs so that you can use them with different types of wedding invitations, greeting cards, blog headers, presentations, and social media post designs. See if you can find a background for your next project.

20+ Best Rainbow Background Textures
Inspiration / 11 Sep 2018

20+ Best Rainbow Background Textures

Using multi-colored backgrounds in a website or graphic design is a popular trend these days. And, with the help of the rainbow backgrounds in this collection, you’ll be able to give a beautiful and an attractive multicolor look to your designs while also keeping a professional edge.

We handpicked these rainbow background textures to fit all kinds of design work. Whether you’re working on a website design, a social media graphic, a poster, or even a business card design, you’ll find plenty of colorful backgrounds to match all types of design styles in this collection. Have a look and start downloading.

30+ Best Watercolor Background Textures
Inspiration / 4 Sep 2018

30+ Best Watercolor Background Textures

Using watercolor backgrounds and textures, with a watercolor painting effect, is a trend that took the world of design by surprise. These unique, colorful backgrounds can work beautifully with typography and simple design elements to give any design a fun edge.

The background is an important part of any design project. Whether it’s a website design, an app, graphic, or even a slideshow, the background is the foundation that helps you highlight the core content of a design. Which is why should always be careful when choosing a background for your designs.

To show you how great these backgrounds can look, we’ve handpicked a set of the best watercolor backgrounds and textures you can use for various kinds of projects — all of which can be downloaded and used in your own projects!

Background Textures

Choosing the right background texture for your website or design project can be tricky. Our series teaches you how to work with and incorporate background textures, as well as where to find stunning graphics to work with.

Whether you’re looking for tips on using and incorporating background textures in your designs, inspiring new styles and trends to explore, or guidance on what looks good (and what doesn’t!), we’ve got you covered.

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25 Best Subtle Black & White Background Textures
Inspiration / 22 May 2018

25 Best Subtle Black & White Background Textures

Are you looking for a subtle black and white background texture to make your designs stand out from the crowd? In this collection, we’re featuring some of the most beautiful, simple, and modern black and white background textures you can use for your design projects.

A black and white texture is the ideal choice for crafting a background to better highlight the content of your design. Whether its a website, a presentation slideshow, a poster, a book cover, or a social media post, a B&W background will help emphasize the text and the content of your design above all else.

7 Tips for Using Background Textures in Web Design
Graphics / 9 Apr 2018

7 Tips for Using Background Textures in Web Design

This is not your typical roundup of textures to use for website backgrounds. If you are looking for a specific texture, we have those here. But what if you want to create your own? Or find a way to customize a texture to fit your project? That’s what we’ll focus on today.

While there are many ways to use textures in web design, you’ll get a lot more mileage out of those backgrounds if you take a modern approach, and follow a few simple rules. Here are seven tips to help you use background textures in web design well (and in-line with 2018 design patterns and trends).

30+ Best Line Patterns & Textures
Inspiration / 9 Jan 2018

30+ Best Line Patterns & Textures

Whether you’re working on a product packaging design, a greeting card, or even a website background, incorporating one of these line patterns and textures can help you achieve a pro result.

No need to spend hours of your valuable time searching for beautiful line patterns. We scoured the web to find the best line patterns and textures to help you get a headstart with your design process.

This collection includes both free patterns and premium items from Envato Elements (where you get unlimited downloads for a single price). Have a look and see if you can find a pattern suitable for your project.

20+ Best Space & Galaxy Background Textures
Inspiration / 28 Nov 2017

20+ Best Space & Galaxy Background Textures

Space and galaxy-themed backgrounds sit perfectly behind bold text and objects. These colorful space textures make your designs appear brighter than a single color background as well — they have a wonderful personality.

Whether you’re looking for a gorgeous space background for a web design project, or even just to use one as your desktop background, you can find many different types of space and galaxy themed backgrounds and textures in this collection. It’s the perfect way to take your next graphic design project into another world!

How to Turn Photographic Textures Into Masks in Photoshop
Software / 30 Jul 2012

How to Turn Photographic Textures Into Masks in Photoshop

Texture is a key element of design. Learning how to wield and apply textures effectively will really open up your level of skill and proficiency in Photoshop.

Today we’re going to learn about a super quick and easy way to take a photographic texture and turn it into a mask that affects the transparency of a layer. No matter how proficient you are with Photoshop, you should be able to pick up this technique and begin using it on your projects today.

Weekly Freebies: 35 Free Textures for Spring
Freebies / 25 Feb 2012

Weekly Freebies: 35 Free Textures for Spring

Every week we search all over the web and bring you a handpicked selection of the finest design freebies around. We do all the research and you reap the benefits!

This week’s collection of freebies contains thirty-five textures that will have you aching for winter to pass and spring to begin. You’ll no doubt have some seasonal design projects coming up so be sure and grab a few of these in advance!

Weekly Freebies: 50 Prime Paint Textures
Freebies / 30 Dec 2011

Weekly Freebies: 50 Prime Paint Textures

2011 is drawing to a close and we have time for one more freebies post. Here are fifty awesome cracked and peeling paint textures to help make your designs a little more interesting.

All of the images in this post are Creative Commons-licensed content for commercial use, adaptation, modification or building upon. Just be sure to provide a link back to the original image author and you should be able to use them however you want!