Using Patterns and Textures in Web Design: 20 Great Examples

Mar 20 2011 by Waheed Akhtar | 18 Comments

The use of textures and patterns in web design has been popular for several years. Textures and patterns add strength and a sense of realism to a web design. There are many creative ways of using patterns and textures in your designs. In this collection, I will show you 20 excellent examples of web designs that use textures and patterns. I hope you like the collection and become inspired by it.

Pointless Corp

Pointless Corp

Design Disease

Pointless Corp

August Interactive

Album Art Collection

Vector Mill

Vector Mill

THIS IS TEIXIDÓ

THIS IS TEIXIDÓ

Northern Bee Auctions

Northern Bee Auctions

ReadyForZero.com

ReadyForZero.com

Coloma Ventures

Coloma Ventures

XGO

Coloma Ventures

Ryan Scherf

Kenny Saunders

Forever Heavy

Forever Heavy

Ideaware

Ideaware

Archibald Studio

Archibald Studio

CURE International

Chase Farnum

Red Tiki

20 Tongues

Lifetree Creative, Inc.

Lifetree Creative, Inc.

Solo

Solo

McCombs Creative

McCombs Creative

HTML5 Interactive Infographic

HTML5 Interactive Infographic

Min Tran’s Journal

Min Tran's Journal

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About the Author

Waheed Akhtar is a freelance web designer from Dubai, UAE. He is the founder and editor of Boost Inspiration, where he showcases different creative resources of Digital Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography and Typography for inspiration. You can reach him via Twitter or Facebook.

18 Comments

Ting Teo

March 20th, 2011

Hi! I was wondering if my wedding website that I have just launched 2 days ago will qualify as an example too. It’s a subtle use tho. :)

http://celebrate.withthehendersons.com/

Reido

March 20th, 2011

nice finds Ahktar, I’ve been meaning to actually chase some examples down, but you’ve down a wonderful job with that, thank you

Tasha

March 20th, 2011

@Ting Teo.

I really love your site! I also went to twopointsdesign and loved it as well. Thanks for the inspiration!

steven

March 21st, 2011

great gost,thanks!

Hannah Hurst

March 21st, 2011

A great post and some great examples! It is definitely the little touches like textures and shadows that make a website stand out from the rest.

Thanks for sharing.

raghavendra

March 21st, 2011

really nice websites

Thanks Akhtar

Waheed Akhtar

March 21st, 2011

Thanks guys for all your comments.

Londonlime

March 21st, 2011

great article. thanks! textures are so important to making a site come alive.

Jeff Golenski

March 21st, 2011

Don’t typically like to throw links into comments, but http://www.tourazores.com is worth checking out as well! :-)

Noel

March 21st, 2011

Very well researched article. Loved it. Particularly like Coloma Ventures.

bcarter

March 22nd, 2011

Some excellent examples of texture in web design. It really is in the details.

Sony

March 22nd, 2011

Great designs with patters. what nice use of patterns.

Onit

March 23rd, 2011

Love the colours and layouts. Some amazing designs.

ddeja

March 23rd, 2011

My favourite ones are those with a little bit of noise.

The second place take nice flowers.

Cheers.

Azhar Kamar

March 26th, 2011

Sweeet patterns and textures! Love em.

Jon

April 7th, 2011

Excellent examples. As a new designer though, I’d love to find some good tutorials on how to create textures like these. Any suggestions?

Marc Buurke

April 11th, 2011

Simply love the coffeestain on http://teixido.co/, very nice webdesign.

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