Design Trend Showcase: Textured Backgrounds

by Tom Kenny (@tkenny)

Recently there appears to have been a trend towards textured backgrounds in web design. They’ve always been around in web design but have risen in popularity recently. They can add a bit of interest or create a much needed extra layer of depth on a web design. The following are good examples of textured backgrounds.

Rocket Club

rocketClub

Bright Creative

brightCreative

Design Commission

designcommission

Happy Dangy Diggy

happydangydiggy

Elliot Jay Stocks

elliotJayStocks

Simone Maranzana

simonemaranzana

Dojo Design Studio

dojo

Jeff Sarmiento

jeffsarmiento

Super Kix

superkix

TheManInTheSea

themaninthesea

Crush + Lovely

crushlovely

Toby Powell

toby-powell

Cube Club Chemnitz

cubeclub-chemnitz

tweetCC

tweetCC

Sinetics

sinetics

Sushi & Robots

sushiandrobots

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by Tom Kenny

I’m a freelance web designer and front-end developer with 9 years of experience designing for the web. Follow me on Twitter here.