Textures are always very important element of any graphic design project. There was a time when graphic designers used to buy CD’s to get a collection of textures for their design projects. But gone are the days when you had to pay for textures. With the immense power of internet, you can find high-resolution background textures and download them freely for your projects.
There are thousands of websites that offer to download free textures for commercial use, but only some of them are really worth checking out. So, in this article, I am gathering best websites to download free textures so that you don’t have to waste your time on finding them and you can fully devote your time on your projects.
All textures listed here will be free for commercial use but to be sure, please read copyright and legal documents before using it.
For now, have a look on SaveDelete’s compilation of 10+ Best Sites to Download Free Background Textures. You can also read best websites to download free vector images to make your design more appealing and interesting.
Texture lovers is of the popular and probably one of the most useful site in this list, it has creative common licence provided with links that are offsite. It provide you with the link to unique new sites that are provide excellent textures, texture lovers also started providing links to texture tutorials as well.
All the stuff available on Lost and Taken is free to use for personal and commercial projects, and they don’t even ask for a link (its optional).
Texture library is simple interface site that provide some basic and advanced graphics that are of great use, you can surf the textures easily and use them in your projects.
High Resolution Textures for Digital Art and Graphic Design
Free Stock Textures – download high resolution textures, all images are free for personal and commercial use.
Urban Dirty is regularly updates image library that provides some really good textures in different sizes, ranging from small, medium and large. This site has a dark theme and it has a classy elegant look, oh yes it has some pretty great free texture collection.