June 2010

A Compilation of Vintage Textures for Designers.

Vintage textures can add a classic or nostalgic touch to your work. At YouTheDesigner, you need not blast to the past to get these brilliant effects. This Compilation of Vintage Textures for Designers features resources you can download for free. Make sure you read and follow the terms set by their owners.

Free Canvas Textures.

Today’s freebie from AnimHut is a set of 10 canvas textures in JPEG format. They can be used for background textures.
License : for personal use only (no re-distribution). Format: 1024 x 768 JPEG

Vintage light colored patterns.

StarNet has prepared a treat for all the vintage fans out there. The textures are in soft colors and made from beautiful patterns. The collection contains 8 textures that are great for backgrounds. All the textures are 576×576 (dpi) and can be downloaded or you can get the Photoshop .pat files.

May 2010

35 useful Concrete Textures.

This collection at BlueBlots will give you great variety of concrete-inspired textures that you need for your next design work. Feel free to browse them and of course, everything you will see is free to download, however, just make it to a point to check the agreements and conditions from the owners of this textures to avoid accidental violations.

Six free seamless Paper Textures.

Today WearePixel8 are releasing a set of seamless paper textures, in six different color flavors, for you to download and use immediately in your next website design project.

30 collections of Ornate Patterns and Textures.

NaldzGraphics have gathered 30 ornament-inspired patterns that will suite your designs and websites well. This collection gives you wide array of choices of textures you need. These are all free to download so don’t hesitate to choose your preference.

A metal diamond plate texture.

PsdGraphics presents silver and black diamond plates, high resolution textures, created with Photoshop. Great backgrounds for an industrial or construction design project.

Rare wonderful high-res Mat Textures.

Today Desizntech have got a really unusual and cool set of texture for the readers. In this set, you will find bamboo mat textures, rope mat textures, plastic mat textures and more. You can download individual textures or the whole set. Free for business or personal use.

April 2010

100 terrific Photographic Textures.

Texture photography forces us to look at the world in a different way. It makes the everyday beautiful and the boring profound. Macro lenses allow us to look closer than we ever have before and, wide angle shots help up step back and take it all in. Enjoy this diverse collection of 100 texture photographs at PhotoTutsPlus.

53 high-res Rusty Metal Sculpture Textures.

There are these cool old metal sculptures at a local restaurant that ThinkDesign goes to pretty often. They are rusty, worn, grungy, and very, very cool looking. They are fairly large, but even the individual scraps of metal that make them up are really cool. He photographed them and shares them as textures.