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.

two piers on frozen sea

Two Piers On Frozen Sea


aerial view of frozen pier

Aerial View Of Frozen Pier


ice cracks on a frozen sea

Ice Cracks On A Frozen Sea


green piece of fabric with beaver patch sewn in place

Green Piece Of Fabric With Beaver Patch Sewn In Place


blue beaver patch sewn onto green fabric

Blue Beaver Patch Sewn Onto Green Fabric


ground covered by jagged rocks and boulders

Ground Covered By Jagged Rocks and Boulders


a closeup view of large jagged mountain rocks cover the ground

A Closeup view Of Large Jagged Mountain Rocks Cover The Ground


icy layers of winter shoreline

Icy Layers Of Winter Shoreline


melting chocolate bars

Melting Chocolate Bars


melting chocolate bar

Melting Chocolate Bar


tire tracks across the beach and deep blue ocean

Tire Tracks Across The Beach And Deep Blue Ocean


reflective water texture

Reflective Water Texture


bank of india paper notes

Bank Of India Paper Notes


fanned out rupees currency

Fanned Out Rupees Currency


indian rupees texture background

Indian Rupees Texture Background


boxes in the process of being packed

Boxes In The Process Of Being Packed


flatlay of boxes surrounding table

Flatlay Of Boxes Surrounding Table


range of packages in different sizes

Range Of Packages In Different Sizes


boxes and packages spread out

Boxes And Packages Spread Out


boxes waiting for pickup

Boxes Waiting For Pickup


flatlay of boxes on left side of table

Flatlay Of Boxes On Left Side Of Table


different sized boxes on white background

Different Sized Boxes On White Background


empty boxes on table

Empty Boxes On Table


packages ready to ship to customers

Packages Ready To Ship To Customers


flatlay of boxes on lower half of table

Flatlay Of Boxes On Lower Half Of Table


packages held in the hand

Packages Held In The Hand


brown and white boxes laid on table

Brown And White Boxes Laid On Table


different packages ready to be shipped

Different Packages Ready To Be Shipped


table half filled with packing peanuts

Table Half Filled With Packing Peanuts


a flatlay of packages on white table

A Flatlay Of Packages On White Table


packing peanuts on left of white table

Packing Peanuts On Left Of White Table


portrait of boxes and packages

Portrait Of Boxes And Packages


brown boxes tied up in a bow

Brown Boxes Tied Up In A Bow


boxes and packages arranged on background

Boxes And Packages Arranged On Background


white packing peanuts on table

White Packing Peanuts On table


close up of packing materials

Close Up Of Packing Materials


boxes and packages on white background

Boxes and Packages On White Background


packing peanuts on white table

Packing Peanuts On White Table


packing materials piled up on floor

Packing Materials Piled Up On Floor


packing peanuts laid on a table

Packing Peanuts Laid On A Table


geometric purple urban art on brick wall

Geometric Purple Urban Art On Brick Wall


chain link fence in the city

Chain Link Fence In the City


single window in large brick wall

Single Window In Large Brick Wall


storm clouds from above

Storm Clouds From Above


pink church doors with neon hard above

Pink Church Doors With Neon Hard Above


vine growing up a brick wall

Vine Growing Up A Brick Wall


green leaves on a red brick wall

Green Leaves On A Red Brick Wall


brick wall with graphic street art

Brick Wall With Graphic Street Art


plaid gift wrap paper background

Plaid Gift Wrap Paper Background


holiday gift wrap background texture

Holiday Gift Wrap Background Texture


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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.