White backgrounds are frequently used for clean, minimalist website designs, but sometimes a little bit of gray or a subtle color looks even better! If you want to add a subtle background to a website, these free minimalist subtle patterns are just perfect!
In this massive list, we selected over 450+ free minimalist subtle patterns you can use for your clean website design projects. These awesome subtle patterns also come as .pat files. You’ll find both light and dark patterns in this list and all of them are pixel-perfect! Check them out!
11 Light Subtle Patterns (.PAT)
This freebie is a set of subtle patterns which are great for giving backgrounds a little edge. The download includes the .pat file along with jpegs.
Subtle Light Tile Pattern Vol2
This set of subtle light texture patterns backgrounds with 4 light tile patterns is ideal to create a subtle and original light web background for your next project.
Subtle Light Tile Pattern Vol4
This is another set of light-textured patterns ideal for creating subtle web backgrounds.
Subtle Light Tile Pattern Vol5
This is volume 5 of the subtle, light texture patterns sets with 4 light tile patterns. These are perfect for creating light backgrounds.
Soft Light Patterns
This is a set of free Photoshop add-ons containing 10 soft patterns to use in all sorts of projects like web sites, backgrounds, textures, posters, flyers, cards, booklets, brochures, Facebook covers, etc.
20 Repeatable Pixel Patterns
Pixel patterns make great alternatives to textures, gradients and filters. This download includes the Photoshop .pat file meaning you can overlay the patterns on virtually all elements/shapes.
Subtle Dark Patterns Vol1
This is a subtle dark textured background set with 4 dark tile patterns, ideal for creating adark web design.
Soft Dark Patterns
Here are 18 soft dark pixel patterns to use in all sorts of projects like web sites, backgrounds, textures, posters, flyers, cards, booklets, brochures, Facebook covers, etc. The patterns are compatible with Photoshop CS3 and above.
20 Seamless Photoshop Grid Patterns
These Photoshop patterns (.pat) come in both black and white with a transparent background, meaning they can be applied to almost any element or colour. Also in the download is a set of 20 500px x 500px transparent .pngs, one for each pattern.
10 Dark Subtle Patterns (.PAT)
This freebie is a set of 10 dark subtle patterns perfect for filling backgrounds. The download includes a .pat file and jpgs for quick use.
Subtle Light Tile Pattern vol1
This awesome set contains 4 light tile patterns you can use as website backgrounds.
Subtle Light Tile Pattern Vol3
Here are 4 more light tile patterns ideal to create a smooth, grey website background.
5 Free Tileable Subtle Patterns
This free pattern set is made of 5 tileable subtle patterns that can be used for the backgrounds of your websites and applications. They come are available in PNG format.
Subtle Dark Patterns Vol2
These awesome dark textured patterns will help you create beautiful dark themed websites. They are very easy to use and free to download.
Pack 70 black Patterns V1.0
Here are 70 black patterns with pixel-perfect design. Use them however you want in your next graphic or web design projects.
300 + subtle patterns
This awesome website offers over 300 gorgeous subtle patterns you can use for your web design projects. Check it out!
This completes our roundup of more than 450 free subtle patterns, which you can a download and use in your next design project. Using minimalist patterns can help your website achieve a clean and modern look, and using them for free is even better.
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