The trend of using texture in web design has been around for a while, but in 2008 it was taken to a new level. Not only were there many beautiful sites launched that made use of textures, but there were also lots of useful texture packs created. I’ve taken the time to sort through them and hand pick the ones that I feel stand out in usefulness and beauty.
Paper and Cardboard Textures
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