A good background or pattern can make a huge difference in your
overall design. Having the right tool to create them makes it easier to
get your job done faster.
Creating repetitive, seamless patterns can be time-consuming and tough. Pattern generators are there to help you achieve just this. Keep in mind that their capacity is not like that of graphic programs however, if you need striped, dotted or tiled backgrounds they are really useful and faster. Here is a collection of 15 patterns generators you can add to your tools box:
If you are not a fan of subtle patterncooler will be the best place for you. You can add your own colors to 100s of cool FREE pattern designs, or browse from 10,000s of pre-colored patterns using the new seamless pattern background editor. All artworks on this site can be used freely for Blogger and Twitter backgrounds, web and graphic design projects, PhotoShop texture tiles and fills, mobile phone wallpapers and personal artwork, blogs and websites.
With Pertternizer, you can create any eye-catching patterns of your choice. To create a pattern, stripes in various colors and widths are layered over each other, using Patternizer’s visual UI. The finished pattern is saved as a JSON object, which then, together witt the Patternizer library needs to be embedded into your HTML document.
Patternify is another great tool for generating high-quality patterns. With several simple patterns, you can preselect and a live-preview of you pattern creation is available. Patternify also can provide the pattern as a data URL complete with CSS code.
BgPatterns is a tiny web app for making background patterns in a few clicks. Create any pattern your site needs just for few minutes with adjustable size, pictures, colors, texture and transparency
Dotted Background Generator
This is an excellent tool for dots-pusher or bubble aficionados. Though, it doesn't provide mush functionality but you can generated high-quality dotted backgrounds with ease.
With ZenBG you can create beautiful backgrounds for websites or desktops. This project includes a 23px collection of textures - wood, rust, paper, concrete and more - which can be combined with linear-gradients or colors to create a wide assortment of themes.
One great feature I like about ZenBG is that it allows you to load your own website's URL, and so you're able to make live changes and see how the background pattern would look like on your webpage.
Are you tired of pixel-by-pixel painting, trying to create seamless stripes textures? Stripe generator is a excellent tool for you, with roughly 150 pages of pre-made strip styles you can choos from.
Background Image Generator – SiteOrigin
This tool offers 300 patterns, unlimited colors and several blend modes you can choose from. The end result will come in a .png format – which you can then implement in any webpage.
Noise Texture Generator
This is a great tool for generating noise texture for your design project.
This is a must-have tool for you if you are a fan of tartan patterns. Generate classic tartan patters with just few clicks. You can also view the gallery to see the awesome list patterns other users are creating with this tool.
Patterns Generator by ColourLovers
This is another pattern generator you need to consider using. Creating patterns is as simple as name a color, create a palette, design a Pattern.
Stripemania is a simple and free web 2.0 tool to create seamless diagonal stripes for your designs. It's also a tool similar to "Stripe Generator" but some major advantages of Stripemania over it is that you can choose the size of the stripes and the spacing between those. You can even add color gradient effect for all of your stripes.
This is another useful tool, though the final result may not be appealing to most people, it's like creating a custom favicon, but i believe their some design projects that require such patterns.
The first thing that came to my mind, was how great this tool can be for an under construction website. But I’m sure there are those who prefer this type of background patterns. Though, it's not slant this time around, patterns are arranged vertically.
Gradient CSS Generator
This is great tool developed by CSSmatic. It will help you create a repeating background pattern, with CSS by using the most basic colors. You can choose from three styles, to make it a little bit more fancy
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