Entries in paper (7)


14 High-Res Japanese Paper Textures

Today I have a wonderful and unique set of Japanese paper textures to share with you guys. These textures are generously given away with no rights reserved by Charles Shahar. Feel free to use them in any of your work, personal or commercial and if you make anything cool with them share it with us in the comments!

Click on the images to download the individual textures or download them all in a zip file at the bottom of the post. Enjoy!

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24 Ripped Paper Textures for Web Design

Ahhh....my first day back after a nice break from blogging. For those of you that are wondering, my wife and baby Eli are both doing very good. He'll be blogging in no time ;)

Today I have a nice collection of torn paper textures that should prove really useful in web and graphic design.

Just click on each texture to download it individually or download them all at once in a zip at the bottom of the post. Enjoy!

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Reader Submitted Textures: Christy  Sobolewski

Today I'm proud to announce the first reader submitted textures here on Lost and Taken. If you would like to submit your own textures to L+T just click here.

Reader Submitted Textures: Christy Sobolewski - http://averageamericangirl.com

Christy submitted a nice collection of paper, grunge, and collage textures that should be useful to designers and photographers alike.

What Christy has to say about the textures:

A variety of textures I have created with things such as: ink, tissue paper, acrylics, caulk, chalk, wood filler and even spackle.

I would just like to take a second and thank Christy for being the first person to submit their textures to L+T, I look forward to seeing what the rest of you have coming!


Click the previews to download the high-res individual images or use the link at the bottom of the post to download them all in a zip file. Enjoy!

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17 More Old Book Cover Textures

You can never have too many book textures right? The response to last weeks "15 free book textures" was so strong I decided to go ahead and post another 17 for your downloading pleasure. All of the images were scanned by Sean Tejaratchi and given to Lost and Taken to redistribute to the design community as copyright free textures. The textures are high resolution, large files (up to 15mb), and in the jpeg format. Below are five examples from the pack, and below that is the download link. Now what are you waiting for? Get downloading and designing.

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15 Old Book Cover Textures - high res and free

When Jay over at Bittbox posted his "Anatomy Of A Really Old Book" I admired it like many others and thought to myself "Someday, when I have time, I'm going to try something like that." Well, just the other day I was contacted by Lost and Taken reader Sean Tejaratchi about some old book textures he had scanned a while ago while working at an old book store (imagine that, old books coming from old book stores...) and my quest for good book textures had been fulfilled. Sean has graciously decided to share his treasure trove of textures with everyone who visits Lost and Taken. Here is what he has to say about them:

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