Ultimate Source for tiled background patterns

Repeating background patterns and images, patterns such as these can be used for a host of things such as a web page backgrounds, or adding that extra detail to a containing block, adjust the visibility and you’ve got a great new look for some thing that would normally look quite plain.

Here you’ll find some tutorials on how to create your own patterns and some resources to download patterns.

Download Patterns

Below are a few sites that have huge collections of background patterns for you to download and use for free.

Brusheezy Patterns


Deviantart Patterns


Squid Fingers Patterns


Pattern 8


Patterns Ava7


Din Pattern


Everyday Icons Patterns


Pattern Cooler


k10k Pixel Patterns


Noqta Patterns


Make your own patterns online

Make you own custom patterns online and downlaod them, or use someone elses as a base for you own creation.

Stripe Mania


Bg Patterns


Stripe Generator



A collection of useful tutorials on how to create repeating background patterns of your own.

Other Resources about patterns

There’s probably a lot more sources out there and id love to know about them, so if you’ve seen any awesome pattern sites or tutorials on how to create patterns feel free to leave a comment where they can be found and ill add them to the list, hope this has been useful.

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Max Stanworth

I am the creator and editor of Design Shard, I created this blog to post my inspirations, work and free resources. I hope you find them as interesting and useful as I do. By day I am a UX focused product designer.

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