24 Examples of Texture Usage in Web Design

By / Oct 17, 2011 / Inspiration
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Using texture is a good way to add depth, detail, and a layer of interest to a web design. Whether it’s in big doses or just a few subtle patches here and there, texture can help give personality to your website. So for this post we’ve gathered some excellent examples of texture usage in web design, in which you’ll see a variety of texture applications – giving you plenty of inspiration for your next project.

Big Daddy Weave

Texture Usage in Web Design

tabspresso

Texture Usage in Web Design

griffinabox

Texture Usage in Web Design

Cheese Survival Kit

Texture Usage in Web Design

Foreign Policy Design

Texture Usage in Web Design

Fueled by Design

Texture Usage in Web Design

Moment Skis

Texture Usage in Web Design

One Design Company

Texture Usage in Web Design

Solo

Texture Usage in Web Design

Gale Recovery

Texture Usage in Web Design

Kyle Steed

Texture Usage in Web Design

War Child

Texture Usage in Web Design

The Peach Design

Texture Usage in Web Design

innove

Texture Usage in Web Design

Urbanoff

Texture Usage in Web Design

hanging up the moon

Texture Usage in Web Design

Sunday Best

Texture Usage in Web Design

Neutral Milk Hotel

Texture Usage in Web Design

Designer Gleb

Texture Usage in Web Design

ps.design

Texture Usage in Web Design

mediovski

Texture Usage in Web Design

Mid-Carolina Timber Co

Texture Usage in Web Design

Leaderbe

Texture Usage in Web Design

The Best Designs

Texture Usage in Web Design

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About the Author

Gisele Muller loves communication, technology, web, design, movies, gastronomy and creativity. Web writer, portuguese/english translator and co founder of @refilmagem & @mentaway Twitter: @gismullr

12 Comments

  1. aledesign.it
    October 17, 2011

    So nice this collections…Congratulations! In special way now with a screen so large..is important have a great background with a nice textures…My preferite is “Designer Gleb”

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  2. Jason Groenewald
    October 17, 2011

    Really great article. It is always great to find articles like this.

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  3. Marcus Lewis
    October 17, 2011

    Very inspiring list of websites. I’ve seen a couple of these in other articles I’ve found, but these are definitely great to grab some ideas for new projects.

    Thanks Gisele for the list, I’ll be posting about this in the next few days!

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  4. webdesignergeeks
    October 18, 2011

    Aw Collection i like much http://www.griffinabox.co.uk/
    its help me to choose my website texture

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  5. Evan ‘OldWorld’ Skuthorpe
    October 18, 2011

    Great collection of websites. Good inspiration too!

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  6. Rick Feit
    October 18, 2011

    Excellent collection. I think the use of a subtle texture in a background can look great if used correctly.

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  7. In House Web Solutions
    October 18, 2011

    This is a great post. I really enjoy the design and texture of griffinabox.

    Thanks for this it will give me some more ideas for my clients!

    Cheers!

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  8. ornette
    October 19, 2011

    great collection! looking through this made me take notice of some of the really nice intro copy on display here (e.g. ps.design). it’d be nice to see a collection of the best site intro copy as a leaning tool.

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  9. Ester Liquori
    October 24, 2011

    Great collection thank you! I think that textures give a more real touch to many graphic designs. For example I love the grunge effect and I use it in my own portfolio. I would like to add the link here and I’d love receive comments, thank you!
    htpp://www.esterliquoridesign.com

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  10. Ester Liquori
    October 24, 2011

    ops, obviously the link is http://www.esterliquoridesign.com
    I make a mistake, sorry for that ^_^’

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  11. oneirentz
    October 28, 2011

    Great collection. awesome selection. thanks for the posting. I use to follow this website every-time when I start a new project :)

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  12. Ditscheri
    October 23, 2012

    Thank you for this beautiful collection. I’m a huge fan of textures in web design myself as you can see on my website. I even textured my icons accordingly ;)
    Would love to here what you think about my design and it would be awesome if I’d ever get covered in a list like this. Thanks for putting this list together.

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