Web designing has come to the point where designing skills of a designer matters a lot in terms of styling and element placement. If we compare websites built 10 years ago with today’s trend, we will find shocking differences. Background of a website is one of the major elements in today’s designing trend. Web developers should know slicing and image optimization techniques to use classy backgrounds in websites. Even CSS techniques can do a lot with backgrounds in the websites. Creative artists can make artistic ones by conspire different backgrounds that can define the look of a website.
There are many resources over the web that can help us in choosing the background of our websites; I am going to list best out of these.
A creative community website where users can create and share colors, palettes and patterns.
A source to download ultimate 3D background textures created with Genetica (An animation editor for professional 3D artists)
A source where we can create, search and edit tile able website background images.
This is my favorite tool to create striped backgrounds for websites. It’s very effective and easy to use.
This is another tool to create striped backgrounds however the difference is we can put some gradient in stripes with this tool.
This is an effective tool to create tartan backgrounds with different colors. Designer’s creativity can do a lot with this wonderful tool to create them.
A website that contains ready to use 3D textures where users can browse all the textures through categories.
This website provides a wide variety of seamless backgrounds, patterns, textures and graphics for use in customizing our Myspace pages, twitter, blogs, and websites.
In this website we will find a growing repository of high quality texture photos that are free for personal and professional use.
As its name speaks, this website provides quality grunge background textures that can be used for digital artwork, 3D rendering, web design and print projects.
This website provides royalty free/paid high resolution textures for digital artists and designers.
The purpose of this website is to archive beautifully designed textures from the web to use them personally or commercially and giving credit to texture designers. This website is very helpful in limiting your search for right texture.
We can find thousands of tile able textures on this website that can be browsed by different colors and categories. We can also make our custom text, pattern, gradient and procedural backgrounds with the help of certain tools.
This is a library in which textures and pictures are categorized in different folders. This website is very easy to browse and explore!
This website is all about glorious and wonderful textures. This is operated by a professional photographer. In this website’s blog, we can find very artistic free background textures. I personally browse this website very often.
If you think of any other resource for creating website backgrounds, please don’t forget to list it in your valuable comments. I am sure it will help the designer’s community.
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