Texture Background Images

Whether itā€™s the soft, whimsical pattern of pink clouds or rough, rugged feel of grey concrete slabs - texture can severely alter an audienceā€™s perception of an image, web page or advertisement.

fresh berries close up texture

Fresh Berries Close Up Texture

ventilation texture

Ventilation Texture

modern architecture art installation

Modern Architecture Art Installation

stacked boxes in abstract art

Stacked Boxes In Abstract Art

texture of old tree

Texture Of Old Tree

ice cracks on a frozen sea

Ice Cracks On A Frozen Sea

structured art with cubes like steps

Structured Art With Cubes Like Steps

grassy turf texture

Grassy Turf Texture

aged tree bark texture

Aged Tree Bark Texture

indian rupees texture background

Indian Rupees Texture Background

forest tree roots on path

Forest Tree Roots On Path

silver and holiday horn

Silver And Holiday Horn

black and white view of abstract structure

Black And White View Of Abstract Structure

range of packages in different sizes

Range Of Packages In Different Sizes

maple leaves texture moody

Maple Leaves Texture Moody

colorful leaves fallen in autumn

Colorful Leaves Fallen In Autumn

flatlay of boxes on lower half of table

Flatlay Of Boxes On Lower Half Of Table

moody pine tree branches

Moody Pine Tree Branches

boxes and packages spread out

Boxes And Packages Spread Out

two paddleboarders coming into shore

Two Paddleboarders Coming Into Shore

ground covered by jagged rocks and boulders

Ground Covered By Jagged Rocks and Boulders

packages held in the hand

Packages Held In The Hand

decorative brickwork

Decorative Brickwork

dock out into water

Dock Out Into Water

jagged cliff rock texture

Jagged Cliff Rock Texture

dense bamboo stand

Dense Bamboo Stand

race track texture

Race Track Texture

green leaves on a red brick wall

Green Leaves On A Red Brick Wall

vertical pumpkin pile

Vertical Pumpkin Pile

large cluster of clothespins

Large Cluster Of Clothespins

strong cube structure in abstract art texture

Strong Cube Structure In Abstract Art Texture

melting chocolate bars

Melting Chocolate Bars

table half filled with packing peanuts

Table Half Filled With Packing Peanuts

tire tracks across the beach and deep blue ocean

Tire Tracks Across The Beach And Deep Blue Ocean

mushroom close up pile texture

Mushroom Close Up Pile Texture

pencils on desk

Pencils On Desk

brown boxes tied up in a bow

Brown Boxes Tied Up In A Bow

texture of bark on old tree

Texture Of Bark On Old Tree

wall of thick, waxy leaves

Wall Of Thick, Waxy Leaves

close up of packing materials

Close Up Of Packing Materials

chopped wood pile close up

Chopped Wood Pile Close Up

close up of tree bark

Close Up Of Tree Bark

a closeup view of large jagged mountain rocks cover the ground

A Closeup view Of Large Jagged Mountain Rocks Cover The Ground

sunflower head texture close up

Sunflower Head Texture Close Up

ant silhouette on green leaf

Ant Silhouette On Green Leaf

sandscape of badlands

Sandscape Of Badlands

autumn leaves aerial tree tops

Autumn Leaves Aerial Tree Tops

white packing peanuts on table

White Packing Peanuts On table

different packages ready to be shipped

Different Packages Ready To Be Shipped

window cleaners portrait

Window Cleaners Portrait

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Wood, metal, concrete - browse free, high resolution texture images for designers

In using textured backgrounds in your project - youā€™ll want to be mindful of what emotions and aesthetics are associated with the texture youā€™re using and what you want to communicate through your imagery. More natural textures, such the rippled surface of a birch tree or the seamless feel of thin beach sand can have a calming effect on the viewer. At the same time - certain artistically minded textures like smooth canvas and wet oil paints can inspire creativity. Other textures have a more industrial aesthetic and help to give the audience a sense of ruggedness. These textures can include polished leather, glass, concrete, crumpled paper and metal.

Visual Textures and Tactile Textures

Thereā€™s also a distinction to be made between visual texture and tactile texture. Tactile textures like wood, metal, sand, glass, canvas or leather contain physical textures that are differentiated by touch. Use of these textures can affect the smoothness being portrayed in an image and the feeling that the image conveys. For example, a smooth, seamless surface like canvas can be visually restful while a more rough surface like a jagged cliff can give a more active feel to the image.

Visual textures work a bit differently. These are textures that either create the illusion of having a physical texture (such as a 3d rendered image) or donā€™t have a physical texture that can be perceived by the human sense of touch (such as clouds or smoke).

Using Textures in Design

When used in marketing and design - textured images can portray a number of emotions and aesthetics that help to build a character for your project. For example, if youā€™re looking to portray your subject as being more environmentally oriented - natural textures like grass, tree bark, and wood might be best to use.

If youā€™re looking to give your subject a more sleek, futuristic feel - think smooth chrome or glossy plastic. Feel free to experiment with artificial textures and rendered 3d graphics if you wanted - more abstract textures can give your products a sense of creativity.

Maybe you want a vintage feel for your designs - try more muted textures like ripped denim or washed-out fabric. Using a subtle texture in the background of a design is a great way to add character and bring your designs to life.