A big trend in website design right now is the subtle background pattern—parchment, fabric, marble, texture, whatever. But as you’re developing your website design, it’s kind of a pain to try out a bunch of different background options to find the one you like best. Freelance web developer Brad Jasper offers a free bookmarklet that you can drag to your browser; it lets you switch out the background pattern on any website you visit. The bookmarklet uses backgrounds from Subtle Patterns, the source for free textures that web designers can use. Check out this slick free tool for web designers.
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