Textures can be some of the most valuable resources in a graphic designer’s arsenal. They can be used to create backgrounds, to add subtle textures to elements within a design, and even to rough up text and give it a grungy, dirty effect.
One of the great things about textures is that no two items are ever quite alike. Although there are thousands of textures out there that are available for purchase or free download, there is always room for other quality textures.
If you’re the type of designer that creates your own textures, from photos or scans, there are always other unique textures available from other designers and photographers that can serve as a complement to the ones you’ve created for yourself. And if you don’t create your own textures, you’re sure to love finding quality sources of textures that you can use.
Here we’ll showcase 40 different texture sets that are not only high quality, but they are also free to download.