Friday
Jan072011

19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

Just the other day I strolled into my favorite old book store and bought about a dozen vintage/ancient books to make textures out of. It took nearly a full day to scan all of them into the computer (totaling nearly 100 textures!). I tried to include a nice sample of every part of the books, including the covers, inside covers, pages, and bookends. I really enjoyed creating these and I hope you find some good uses for the textures!

Click on the textures below to download the high-res version or download them all in a zip file at the bottom of the post. Enjoy!

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19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

19 Vintage Book Texture Elements

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Reader Comments (29)

Super.
January 7, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDanny
gorgeous finds - love them. thanks so much!
January 7, 2011 | Unregistered Commenteremily hope
Thank you so much. These are very well done, no flattening and fiddling required!
January 7, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRoberta
Excellent!!! Love these, thank you once again.
January 8, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterjosh
Fabulous! These are SO wonderful!
January 8, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSue
A great and interesting job. Thank you very much.
January 9, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterfabio
Just curious as to what type of scanner do you use?
January 10, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterL. Wylde
Amazing images...can't wait, thank you so much. That took a a lot of time and effort, I appreciate it!
January 10, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTavia
This must have been a lot of work! Wow! Thank you! These textures are awesome!

Su
January 11, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSu Hall
these are purely outstanding! thank you so much!
January 24, 2011 | Unregistered Commentermaggie
these are so dope!
January 26, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterkatrina
Excellent!!!
January 26, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterClipping Path
These are great! I have to feel a little sad for the books that died for us the have them though. ;)
February 1, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSome Design Blog
Awesome textures!!!! Like it a lot! Thanks!
February 1, 2011 | Unregistered Commenteranuta
very nice! thanks very much!
February 4, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterming
Thank you! These are lovely
February 9, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPaperchirp
Thank you so much for your free textures. I really love them!

Claudia
February 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterClaudia
great work! really useful :)
February 14, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnton
These are amazing, thanks
February 27, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGreg Babula
These textures are awesome! Thank you very much.
February 27, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHardy
Thank you so much, these are so wonderfully inspirational, will see what I can do with them.......:)
March 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSuesy
Old books and papers are my favorites. Thanks for a great selection.
April 13, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterann
Thanks so much. These are great!
June 14, 2011 | Unregistered Commentersb158
Superb!
August 4, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle
Thank you very much Cool!!! :))))
December 7, 2011 | Unregistered Commenteryukimisa

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