When it comes to design, designers always hope to achieve something different, something out of the box, something that can capture attention and set new boundaries to the ones already set. This case applies to web designers as well, when their designs are limited visually because they are designing something that is display only on a flat screen. However, just because websites are design on a flat screen on a computer does not mean that the designs have to flat as well. Most of the website these days a design in a 2D format, making the designs somehow look flat, while there are other means such as Flash to help in bringing a little more depth and angle to the web designs, there are other ways for us to bring texture and depth to a simple websites even in the virtual world.
Adding texture into your website design will create a new kind of design known as textured website. As its name suggest a textured website has more depth and character as compare to the ordinary ones. Adding texture into your web design can help your website to look more authentic, personal and unique; it also helps to give an edge and add interest to your web. Not only that, having textures use in your web design creates visual impact that helps improve the overall visual appearance of your web.
Some of the common texture used in texture websites are such as, metal, wood, bricks and paper. However, do not let these texture limit your creativity, because anything manner of texture could be employ into your web design, in fact some designers incorporates multiple textures in just one design to bring out more edge and to give the website more depth and more layers. Besides that, the nature of adopting these textures in your design is also equally important, while some prefer to use textures to give off a loud and obvious effect by using one dominant texture. They might even use one prominent texture as an overall background. Others prefer to use a more subtle approach in texture website designs adding more layers hence allowing their designs to appear with more depth and layers.
Overall, there are thousands of beautiful texture website themes found on the internet; however after much debate we manage to narrow down our list and we hereby proudly present 20 of the most stylish and inspiring textured websites and we hope you enjoy them.
A textured design with a mixtures of denim, paper and wood.
A textured website with cupboard elements.
Who would have thought having papers on their web could look so fun!
A design of subtle paint texture.
When paper and colours adds depth to a web design.
Using canvas and small painting details for a textured background.
When textile is incorporated fully in the virtual word.
Using emboss textured to create depth.
Using painting canvas as the main background texture.
Using an old school blackboard as the main texture for this web.
A fine example that subtle texture can make a web look classy.
Using bricks to bring out that funky hip style in the web.
Using rough surfaces to add an edge to the web design.
Using a unique textured surface for the heading to attract attention.
A well-used texture brings out the main theme of the web.
Using sketches as a texture to create a unique website.
Another fine example of heavily implied sketches for their web design.
A variety of texture to create a different feel to a website.
An example of subtle texture to create multiple layers in a web.
Using a crumpled texture as the main background to this website.