50 Free Rusted Metal Texture Backgrounds

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February 11, 2009

If you ever heard the phrase 'you can find inspiration everywhere you look', then this article is for you. Today we look at rusted metal textures as both an unusual source of inspiration as well as an option for unique backgrounds.

Textured backgrounds are a great way to add an extra dimension to any graphic design project. Magazines and printed media can resort to textured paper for added impact however, this is impossible to do on the web, and the closest we can do is adding texture to simulate this effect.

We've compiled a list of 50 free rust metal texture backgrounds that will really look great on your websites, blogs, Twitter backgrounds or even wallpapers. Most of these are available under a Creative Commons License requiring attribution however, check each source for any specific details.


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Have you used textures like these in your projects? We'd love to see them, please post your links below...

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