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462 patterns.

Cream Dust

cream dust pattern
I love cream! 50x50px and lovely in all the good ways.
Made by Thomas Myrman.

Bedge Grunge

bedge grunge pattern
A large (588x375px) sand-colored pattern for your ever-growing collection. Shrink at will.
Made by Alex Tapein.

Noisy Net

noisy net pattern
Little x'es, noise and all the stuff you like. Dark like a Monday, with a hint of blue.
Made by Tom McArdle.


grid pattern
There are quite a few grid patterns, but this one is a super tiny grid with some dust for good measure.
Made by Dominik Kiss.


straws pattern
Super detailed 16x16 tile that forms a beautiful pattern of straws.
Made by Pavel.

Cardboard Flat

cardboard flat pattern
Not a flat you live inside, like in the UK – but a flat piece of cardboard.
Made by Appleshadow.

Noisy Grid

noisy grid pattern
This is a grid, only it's noisy. You know. Reminds you of those printed grids you draw on.
Made by Vectorpile.


office pattern
I guess this one is inspired by an office. A dark office.
Made by Andrés Rigo.

Subtle Grey

grey pattern
The Grid. A digital frontier.
I tried to picture clusters of information as they traveled through the computer.
Made by Haris Šumić.


hexabump pattern
Hexagonal dark 3D pattern. What more can you ask for? . Download


shattered pattern
A large pattern with funky shapes and form. An original. Sort of origami-ish.
Made by Luuk van Baars
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Subtle Carbon

subtle carbon pattern
There are many carbon patterns, but this one is tiny.
Made by Designova
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swirl pattern
The name tells you it has curves. Oh yes, it does!
Made by Peter Chon
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Back Pattern

back pattern
Pixel by pixel, sharp and clean. Very light pattern with clear lines.
Made by M.Ashok.

Translucent Fibres

striped lens pattern
The file was named striped lens, but hey – Translucent Fibres works too.
Made by Angelica
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Skeletal Weave

skelatal weave pattern
Imagine you zoomed in 1000X on some fabric. But then it turned out to be a skeleton!
Made by Angelica
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Black Twill

black twill pattern
Trippy little gradients at an angle.
Made by Cary Fleming.


asfalt pattern
A very dark asfalt pattern based off of a photo taken with my iPhone. If you want to tweak it, I put the PSD here (a hint lighter, maybe?).
Made by Atle Mo
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Subtle Surface

subtle surface pattern
Super subtle indeed, a medium gray pattern with tiny dots in a grid.
Made by Designova
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Retina Wood

retina wood pattern
I'm not going to use the word Retina for all the new patterns, but it just felt right for this one. Huge wood pattern for ya'll.
Made by Atle Mo
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Subtle Dots

subtle dots pattern
As simple and subtle as it gets. But sometimes that’s just what you want.
Made by Designova
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dust pattern
Another one bites the dust! Boyah.
Made by Dominik Kiss
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Use Your Illusion

use your illusion pattern
A dark one with geometric shapes and dotted lines.
Made by Mohawk Studios
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Retina Dust

retina dust pattern
First pattern tailor-made for Retina, with many more to come. All the old ones are upscaled, in case you want to re-download.
Made by Atle Mo
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Gray Lines

light noise diagonal pattern
Some more diagonal lines and noise, because you know you want it.
Made by Atle Mo
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