Added on October 26, 2012
Otis Ray Redding was an American soul singer-songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout. So you know.
Made by Thomas Myrman.
No relation to the band, but damn it’s subtle!
The A – Z of Subtle? Up to you.
Made by Anli.
Wild Oliva or Oliva Wilde? Darker than the others, sort of a medium dark pattern.
Made by Badhon Ebrahim.
We have some linen patterns here, but none that are stressed. Until now.
Made by Jordan Pittman.
Added on October 12, 2012
It was called Navy Blue, but I made it dark. You know, the way I like it.
Made by Ethan Hamilton.
Some times you just need the simplest thing.
Made by Fabricio.
Added on October 1, 2012
I love cream! 50x50px and lovely in all the good ways.
A large (588x375px) sand colored pattern for your ever growing collection. Shrink at will.
Made by Alex Tapein.
Little x’es, noise and all the stuff you like. Dark like a Monday, with a hint of blue.
Made by Tom McArdle.
Added on September 11, 2012
There are quite a few grid patterns, but this one is a super tiny grid with some dust for good measure.
Made by Dominik Kiss.
Super detailed 16×16 tile that forms a beautiful pattern of straws.
Made by Pavel.
Not a flat you live inside, like in the UK – but a flat piece of cardboard.
Made by Appleshadow.
This is a grid, only it’s noisy. You know. Reminds you of those printed grids you draw on.
Made by Vectorpile.
I guess this one is inspired by an office. A dark office.
Made by Andrés Rigo.
Added on August 28, 2012
The Grid. A digital frontier. I tried to picture clusters of information as they traveled through the computer.
Made by Haris Šumić.
Hexagonal dark 3D pattern, what more can you ask for?
Made by Norbert Levajsics.
A large pattern with funky shapes and form. An original. Sort of origami-ish.
Made by Luuk van Baars.
There are many carbon patterns, but this one is tiny.
Made by Designova.
The name tells you it has curves. Oh yes it does!
Made by Peter Chon.
Pixel by pixel, sharp and clean. Very light pattern with clear lines.
Made by M.Ashok.
Added on August 20, 2012
The file was named striped lens, but hey – Translucent Fibres works too.
Made by Angelica.
Imagine you zoomed in 1000X on some fabric. But then it turned out to be a skeleton!
Trippy little gradients at an angle.
Made by Cary Fleming.
Added on August 11, 2012
A very dark asfalt pattern based off of a photo taken with my iPhone. If you want to tweak it, I put the PSD here (a hint lighter, maybe?).
Made by Atle Mo.
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The pattern file is now retired, but all the old files are on GitHub. Or you can buy the Photoshop plugin!
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