Using textures and patterns is great when creating a website. Patterns are a must in web design as they give websites a little edge. Whenever you feel like the website you created lacks personality or color, you can use these patterns and change the aspect of your work. Here are some of the best free web design patterns you can use to create awesome effects.
These free web design patterns are free to download in both .pat and jpeg versions and will help you create beautiful websites!
Check out this cool first example that will do well in your projects and if not, it is definitely a must-have in your freebies collections. This is a set of 4 custom made carbon fiber Photoshop patterns, together with a set of 4 pre-made carbon fiber backgrounds. These patterns never seem to go out of fashion and whether they do, they always return even stronger in trends. Feel free to check these patterns out to see if they fit your current project or add them to your arsenal. The download includes the Photoshop pattern (.pat file) and a tiled 2000px x 2000px jpeg of each. We suggest you use this freebie for your personal or commercial projects. It can work well as a 3D text pattern or on any other surface or website you might think of. Patterns are a great way to give a realistic look to your designs and are also very easy to use!
Wood is yet another pattern that does not seem to ever become not trendy. You definitely do not want to miss having these wood patterns in your arsenal as they can come in really handy for all sorts of creative projects and can make any design look elegant, neat, you name it. This is a premium pack of 7 awesome repeatable wood patterns for your pattern collection. Included in the download is the 7 prepared background, PNGs, a .PSD file with the patterns loaded, and the .PAT, which you load via your pattern overlay options. Even though you don’t have any specific projects to use them in right now, these wood patterns can come in very handy one day. Just download them and keep them near. This freebie from PurtyPixels comes in different colors and specific wood looks and they can create a very realistic outcome. You can use them in either personal or commercial projects.
Dark Metal Patterns are one of the coolest things ever invented. They can be used in so many ways and can definitely spice your design project, making them a great asset in your freebies collection. Do not miss this awesome set of 8 seamless dark metallic grid patterns for Photoshop. The download includes all 8 Photoshop patterns (.pat) so you can apply the style to your own elements and a set of 2500px x 2000px jpegs. Check these patterns out and find out in how many ways they can be used and add a boost of creativity to your design through a simple dark metal pattern. This is a dark and classy option to use in your day to day web design practice that will give a unique look to any surface you might want to apply it to. Don’t worry if you don’t have any ideas on what to do with these 8 patterns right now, just download them and save them for later, when you’re out of inspiration. Their seamless look makes them so easy to use!
This Photoshop pattern is one of the cutest free patterns you will find on the internet. With their light gray palette designed by Dimitrie Hoekstra, they can seriously make a design project look awesome. This is a playful triangle pattern with different shades of gray, perfectly mixed to form a friendly yet very elegant looking pattern. Looks great on modern, minimalist websites with clean designs but that is not the only way you can use them. This is definitely a set that simply can not miss from your freebies collection and which can give a boost to your creative process whenever you’re in need! This gray pattern works well with any other color you might want to combine it with for your website. Use it for your commercial work to make your client’s products or services stand out from the crowd if this minimalistic and modern style is fit for them!
If you are tired of using your usual textures and are in the mood for something new, Pixel Patterns can be used in many ways and integrated into many creative projects. They can be used to make a unique design. This freebie is a set of 20-pixel patterns that make great alternatives to textures, gradients, and filters when it comes to creating interesting effects. Feel free to check out this set of patterns and use it in your projects. And if really you enjoyed using it then you might also want to look at their 20 Seamless Photoshop Grid Patterns to see if any of those patterns catch your eye. Patterns are a really great and simple way of making your projects shine. Plus, they’re really easy to use! We’re sure you’ll use at least one of these 20 repeatable patterns in your personal or commercial projects, so just download them and keep them at hand. The Photoshop .pat file that they come in makes it very easy for you to apply these to literally any element or shape you might think of.
If you liked the Black Metal Patterns from earlier then you will most likely enjoy this set as well. This is a light metal texture set containing 8 seamless “Light Metal Grid” patterns for Photoshop which simply can not miss from you pattern arsenal. The possibilities of using these patterns are huge, and they can make any project look good, it is only up to you to find the best way of using them. The download includes all 8 patterns (.pat) so you can apply the style to your own elements and a set of 2500px x 2000px jpegs. Have a look at them and find the right light steel pattern for your project if you found that the dark ones don’t work as well for a specific project. These patterns are so simple which makes them very versatile. You’ll be able to use them in various color combinations that can create an amazing visual effect. Use them to make your projects more personal and realistic!
This last example continues the series of textures that can be used in many different ways to improve a design project. They work really well on backgrounds and will give your designs a sensitive touch which will differentiate it from other projects. It is an example that accompanies beautifully the repeatable pixel pattern listed above and it can be a top-notch asset in your arsenal. This freebie is a handy set of subtle patterns, great for giving backgrounds a little edge. You’ll get 11 files with different light subtle patterns. The download includes the .pat file along with jpegs. Do not miss the chance to have added some amazing patterns to your collection. When you don’t feel like leaving the background plain white and simple, you can use these patterns to give a bit of personality to your work. The light and subtle aspect of these makes them perfect for minimalistic websites that stand out because of their simplicity! Download them and try them whenever you need some inspiration.