23 Great Background Images

posted on 4th of march, 2010

Dreamstime is a great recourse for web designers. Besides photos there are lots of images what you can use in your designs or use on web pages as background images.

Here are few of my favorites.

I love to follow web design trends in design blogs, and as predictions for 2010 have said, the retro and grunge style is here to stay. It's obvious from Dreamstime illustrations as well. Lots of great retro and grunge images. Beginning with highly stylized collages and ending with simple natural textures like of water or fire or wood. Or just an image of old paint peeling from wall. All very useful for designs.

And of course it would be unfair not to mention all professional vector designs, floral designs and abstract art.

© Lvnel (Help)
© Klikk (Help)

Comments (15)

Posted by Maigi on March 11, 2010
You are welcome, Marilyn. :)
Posted by Marilynv on March 11, 2010
Wow! I'm honored that you chose one of my images (Vector Wood Background) out of thousands here for this great collection. Thank you very much, Maigi!
Best regards,
Posted by Littlemacproductions on March 05, 2010
Thanks for putting this together for us Mailis. Nice selections!
Posted by Rosedarc on March 04, 2010
Awesome backgrounds from very talented artists!
Posted by Fultonsphoto on March 04, 2010
Another great collection of images, nice of you to highlight on others images :0)
Posted by Noonie on March 04, 2010
I like that you spend your time looking and sharing with us!! Thanks!
Posted by Davulcu on March 04, 2010
really great images. I added a few to my background collection
Posted by Wildmac on March 04, 2010
I love these backgrounds! Great job finding them all :)
Posted by Justmeyo on March 04, 2010
I agree.they all are great:)
Posted by Maigi on March 04, 2010
:) LOL nope. No headache, just an happy heart. :))
Posted by Littledesire on March 04, 2010
Yeah, you had a lot of images to choose from! :)) Any headache? :P
Posted by Maigi on March 04, 2010
LOL I thought this time I will promote others. :))
Posted by Aginger on March 04, 2010
Great selection...where are yours? ;)
Posted by smartview27 on March 04, 2010
Backgrounds are a wonderful theme!
Posted by Mani33 on March 04, 2010
Yes you are right, they are great! Thanks for sharing Maigi ;)

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Photo credits: Ekaterina Chirikova, Freesurf69, Dmitriy Karelin, Jon Helgason, Konstantin Sutyagin, Luba V Nel, Marilyn Volan, Pavel Losevsky, Ramsin Eiwazpour-adeh, Rolffimages, Rudchenko, Sandra Cunningham, Leigh Prather, Solarseven, Katya Triling, Yuri_arcurs.

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My name is Mailis Laos. I'm a photographer and digital artist from Estonia. Since 2016, I am happy to be one of Dreamstime's remote photo editors, and to do all I can to get your great images on site for sale. I love photography and digital art. Traveling, hiking, folk music and deep discussions with friends are among other things I enjoy a lot. And you can mess my head with thought-provoking poetry. You can find me on Facebook: MaigiPhotography Instagram: maigiphotos Google+: +MailisLaos Twitter: maigidesign Contact: http://www.maigi.com/contact

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