13 High Contrast B&W Textures

This set of high contrast black & white textures should prove useful for many different applications. They're perfect for giving your designs or illustrations that vintage worn look that is so popular today. I created them by mixing paper, concrete, and various other textures in different blending layers in Photoshop. I hope you guys can find some great uses for them!

I've got some great updates coming to L&T in the next few weeks, so keep your eyes peeled... this is going to be the summer of textures!

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If you've used L&T textures in commercial work or earned a profit from them in your designs, please consider making a donation to Lost & Taken. All donations made go directly to helping keep the site online by helping pay the server bills (which run nearly $3k a year) and allow me to buy supplies and equipment to create new textures. Donate via the link below. Every donation is greatly appreciated!

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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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Reader Comments (16)

Love your work!
April 12, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLea Baran
These are superb!! I've been waiting and waiting for you!
April 12, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRoberta
Alright! These are super! Thank you so much!
April 14, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSu Hall
Thank you, these are great....
April 14, 2012 | Unregistered Commentershuckclod
Thanks! These look extremely helpful for layer masks..Much aprreciated :)
April 20, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterB_Doos
Thank you so much for creating these. Just what I was looking for.
April 24, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCarolyn
U are amazing, THANKS A LOT for sharing all you have in your website!!!!
May 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGUILLERMO
You're a national design treasure my friend, thank you.
May 6, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterForged
I really like them! Thank you.
May 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterFernando
These (and all of your other textures) are gorgeous! thanks :)
June 7, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSalma
brilliant. thanks!!
June 19, 2012 | Unregistered Commentermarky
hi dude... ilookin for Nebulas textures and Star Clousters textures and galaxies textures..ectect al laboute Cosmos...

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July 12, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMzytengaM
I was looking for this information. I like it very much. Thanks for sharing this!
July 13, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterindependence day sms
wow. thanks, taking out. :D
July 14, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterodaite
These are great looking textures! Thanks for sharing!
August 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJake
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