41 Textured Websites for Design Inspiration

by Steven Snell

February 3, 2009 in Inspiration

One design element or technique that can quickly take a good design and turn it into something that truly stands out is the use of texture. As you look around at well-designed sites, texture is very popular right now. In this post we’ll showcase 41 websites that make good use of texture.

Brusheezy

Textured Website Brusheezy

Family Life

Family Life

Bike & Saddle

Bike & Saddle

Decent Weblog

Decent Weblog

Istok Pavlovic

Istok Pavlovic

Nue(me)dia

Nue(me)dia

Rock Point

Rock Point

Giblette

Giblette

Spout Creative

Spout Creative

Blog Amuki

Blog Amuki

Darnology

Darnology

No Milk Today

No Milk Today

Derek Sholl

Derek Sholl

Versions

Versions

Clear Media

Clear Media

Made to Kill

Made to Kill

CustodialAbuse.org

CustodialAbuse.org

Black Wave Creative

Black Wave Creative

Rockatee

Rockatee

Ploc Media

Ploc Media

Alex Coleman

Alex Coleman

The Blizzards

The Blizzards

Alpine Meadows

Alpine Meadows

Retinart

Retinart

The Darling Tree

The Darling Tree

Doejo

Doejo

LogoGala

LogoGala

Kiluka

Kiluka

Eggraphy

Eggraphy

Cherokee Mills

Cherokee Mills

ArtFlavors

ArtFlavors

Frisk Web

Frisk Web

MAJK

MAJK

The Blog Studio

The Blog Studio

Unblogged

Unblogged

Touch Grind

Touch Grind

Timothy van Sas

Timothy van Sas

Villa Dario

Villa Dario

Narfstuff

Narfstuff

The Organic Supermarket

The Organic Supermarket

Island Photobooth

Island Photobooth

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About Steven Snell

Stephen Snell is the owner and editor of Vandelay Design.Connect with Stephen on google+

  • Deron Sizemore

    Feb 4th

    Wow! I’m honored that my site (LogoGala) made it into the list with these other fabulous designs. Thanks!

  • Live Web Studio

    Feb 4th

    Very nice collection, glad to discover some new inspiration sources. Thank u for sharing.

  • Live Web Studio

    Feb 4th

    Very nice collection, glad to discover some new inspiration sources. Thank u.

  • iDevelopThings

    Feb 7th

    great collection… thanks

  • Amber Weinberg

    Feb 13th

    awesome design inspirations ;)

  • Guhan Iyer

    Mar 4th

    Thank you for the excellent web design inspirations!

  • Billy

    Mar 4th

    Have you seen this textured design, it’s very lovely:
    http://watermatters.org/peaceriver

  • Octavio Corral

    Mar 10th

    Wow, glad to see one of my sites (custodialabuse) made the list! Thanks a bunch for the feature.

  • NS Digital

    Jun 5th

    We designed your second example – Bike and Saddle. Thank you for showcasing our work.

  • Victoria Web

    Jun 17th

    Texture used in websites can add another dimension, especially for the right subject. Like the Bike and Saddle website, it really enhances the design

  • erkasoft web tasarim

    Sep 6th

    nice examples. thanks.

  • Deron Sizemore

    Oct 13th

    Wow, I’m honored that LogoGala is in list as well, Steven. Thank you!

  • Dave

    Jan 6th

    so inspirational…thanks HEAPS!!!

  • vuitton handbags

    Jul 23rd

    so inspirational…thanks HEAPS!!!

  • designer

    Jul 23rd

    Nice article! I am trying to get a website working with a cool looking texture I got from http://www.texturemate.com

  • Craig Pennings

    Aug 2nd

    Fantastic texture integration! http://www.web30textures.com has a few textures that are worth checking out as well!

  • v

    Sep 12th

    Hi there,

    in case you’ll need some textures to build your site
    you can find them at http://www.plaintextures.com

    Enjoy!

  • blogymate

    Sep 28th

    Wow!!nice collection……..

  • wvss

    Sep 28th

    What a great collection!

  • mebreaks

    Sep 28th

    Excellent!!Thanks for sharing us.

  • Beats by Dre

    Dec 15th

    wonderful blog..thanks for sharing such a useful information

  • marryli

    Apr 23rd

    Great article and your blog template is so cool. Is this template free or not? If so, Where could i download this template? if not, how much does it cost? Thanks a lot!

  • Jimmy Deardorff

    May 9th

    Hey can I quote some of the content here in this blog if I reference you with a link back to your site?

  • Keren Eldad

    May 16th

    At memonic, we just relaunched our user interface with a cool cork background (though you can choose from 15 other backgrounds, and counting). We love this site – please let us know what you think!

  • Mobile Device Applications

    Jun 18th

    This is great collection. Here you had shared very helpful sources. Good job. Thanks.

  • eydesign

    Jun 20th

    good resource, thanks for sharing, for texture, I recommend http://www.webtexture.net, they got some really cool collections.

  • Softon website Design

    Jun 24th

    Beautiful 40 Textured Websites for Design Inspiration. This is great collection, We love to use texture on our design for example: http://www.softon.com.ar/es/portafolio/zapateria-veronicalzados/
    Thanks.

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