I am currently working on a new website design project. For this new project, I decided I wanted to play around with using a real-world texture or photograph as a prominent part of the background. This is a trend that’s gained quite a bit of momentum over the last year. So, I thought I’d play around with the idea for at least one of the concepts I design for this project.
I have an idea of the types of images I’d like to use. So, where do I start? Do I grab my camera and start taking my own photographs in hopes that I’ll capture a nice image I can use? Do I search the internet to see what textures are available? While I do love photography, I don’t have the best camera or tons of spare time. So, I decided to look around online to see what texture and background image resources I could find.
During my online digging, I came across several great texture websites. So, I decided to write a post to share a few of these great sites with you. Even if you don’t use them, maybe they’ll provide a little design inspiration. So, without further ado, here is my list of top-of-the-line website design texture and background image websites. [Read more…]