Added on March 19, 2012
Dark, crisp and subtle. Tiny black lines on top of some noise.
Made by Wilmotte Bastien.
Added on March 12, 2012
No, not the band but the pattern. Simple squares in gray tones, of course.
Made by Atle Mo.
Added on March 8, 2012
Simple wide squares with a small indent. Fit’s all.
Made by Petr Šulc.
Fabric-ish patterns are close to my heart. French Stucco to the rescue.
Made by Christopher Buecheler.
Added on March 6, 2012
Submitted as a black pattern, I made it light and a few steps more subtle.
Made by Andy.
Added on March 5, 2012
It’s big, it’s gradient – and they are square.
Made by Brankic1979.
The classic 45 degree diagonal line pattern, done right.
Made by Jorick van Hees.
An interesting and original pattern from Josh.
Made by Josh Green.
Added on March 1, 2012
The basic shapes never get old. Simple triangle pattern.
Everyone loves a diamond, right? Make your site sparkle.
Made by AJ Troxell.
Added on February 29, 2012
Intricate pattern with arab influences.
Made by David Sanchez.
Light and tiny just the way you like it.
Made by Rohit Arun Rao.
Might not be super subtle, but quite original in it’s form.
Made by Alex Smith.
Added on February 27, 2012
You know you love wood patterns, so here’s one more.
Made by Richard Tabor.
I’m guessing this is related to the Sony Vaio? It’s a nice pattern no matter where it’s from.
Made by Zigzain.
A simple circle. That’s all it takes. This one is even transparent, for those who like that.
Made by Saqib.
Added on February 23, 2012
Just 4x8px, but still so stylish!
Made by Michal Chovanec.
Added on February 21, 2012
Nice and gray, just the way I like it.
Made by Dan Kruse.
Your eyes can trip a bit from looking at this – use it wisely.
Just like your old suit, all striped and smooth.
Made by Alex Berkowitz.
Added on February 18, 2012
This is so subtle I hope you can see it! Tweak at will.
Made by Alexandre Naud.
Inspired by the B&O Play, I had to make this pattern.
Added on February 13, 2012
Farmer could be some sort of fabric pattern, with a hint of green.
Made by Fabian Schultz.
Nicely crafted paper pattern, all though a bit on the large side (500x593px).
Made by Blaq Annabiosis.
Added on February 8, 2012
Not so subtle, and the name is obvious – these tilable wood patterns are very useful.
Made by Elemis.
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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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