Site of the Day:

Texture has been used in web design in just about every way imaginable, and sometime it’s more of a crutch than anything. But this site is a great example of how we should use texture—it perfectly mirrors the style and brand of the site. It creates harmony that makes this a great, straightforward example of the approach. 

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