How the use of textures can improve your web design
Web design is an art that needs creativity, technical knowledge and a great passion. There are many techniques to create wonderful web designs, and designers have a lot of instruments to make precious and unique a layout, but, on the other hand, it’s clear that there are some instruments that designers prefer to complete their works. One of these surely is the use of textures.
The question, at this point, is ‘Why web designers love using textures?‘ I’ve tried to answer to myself about this query, and I’ve found the 5 main reasons about the motivations behind the choise of using textures in web design works.
Below you can find the merits (in my opinion) in the use of texture for a web design works; besides I’ll showcase 40 stunning example of textured websites. Read, browse and then tell us why (or why not) you are using textures in your projects.
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A subtle texture can give a strong character to a well-done illustration, in fact it can be perfect to emphasize an illustrative element in web design.
Using two distinct textures (and colors) it’s possible to clearly differentiate two (or more) parts of a web design.
Emphasize the contents
A soft and subtle texture (or pattern) could be the perfect choice when you want to give a great relevance to your contents. In this case you need to build a good layout where typography and white spaces are used in clever way.
Add depth and reality
Textures give a touch of ‘reality’ to your web deisgn works. Concrete, metal and wooden textures are are extrapolated from real object and they can be used to make substantial some design elements.
Originality, semplicity and appeal
A good use of textures and patterns in a well-designed website can donate the ‘WOW’ factor to your work and makes it really attractive… all this with semplicity and originality.
A showcase of beautiful textured websites
Here you can take a look at some gorgeous websites that have a great and unique use of textures. Enjoy them!
Based on ‘Path — a corporate website’.
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