Free Subtle Patterns for Your Website Background

Tiling images to make a website background isn’t a new concept by any means, but Subtle Patterns is a lovely execution of the idea. A project by Atle Mo, a senior interaction designer at Hyper, the site is a fresh take on the pattern websites of yore. (On Twitter, Cameron Moll name-checked a site we hadn’t thought of in years—squidfingers.com/patterns.) Tiling is a pretty lo-fi technology—you can learn about the next generation of backgrounds in our CSS3 series installment on backgrounds.

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