Texture is one of the essential elements of any design. For texture can be used in home, publishing or even digital design, because texture is something that is always present is design and it is something that can either make your design outstanding and attractive or something that can ruin it and make boring and unrealistic. In fact, texture is one of the "tools" used in creating contrast and adding to your design a touch of uniqueness and attractiveness. Thus, let us take a closer look at texture and its role in design.
As to the computer graphic design, such as the design of video games, texture plays quite important part in it. For, as I have already mentioned, it indeed can make your design brilliant or poor. For, no matter how perfectly you would design you game characters, if you choose the wrong texture, it can ruin the whole thing, because this way, your characters will not correspond with your texture and will look fake and unrealistic. There are several ways to get the right texture for your graphic game design. First of all, one can find many textures, available in a textures library. Such textures libraries can be found online and sometimes they can even be obtained for free as a shareware, or they can be found on CDs. Some graphic design software can also have the texture libraries inbuilt in it. Thus, designers have a choice of using the ready made texture, customizing it or creating their own texture samples. As to customizing your texture, you can use various plugins for that. Those plugins can be found in a great number and variety online. Most of them could be obtained for free.
Texture has also found wide application in the publishing design industry. In this case, texture can be viewed as used paper sources or photographic black and white or color shapes and images, imprinted on the paper surfaces. Some advertisers may take for granted the paper sources they use for creating their printed ad design. Moreover, that in some cases, such as advertising through newspapers, advertisers have no choice as to what paper is used there for their ads. However, paper is crucial for creating proper texture for your ads' and documents' design and whenever you have a decision to make about what paper you choose for your ads, you have to be careful in your selection. For, some paper is just nicer to the touch and to the look of your consumers than the other and the paper and consequently the texture you create through it can be decisive for the success of your ads. To better understand what I am talking about you just have to take in your hands several sample of different paper, such as newspaper, magazine, office or other paper. Feel the touch of it and gain the ideas on what impression it produces and what texture effect it creates for the information you place on it. As I have already mentioned, texture can be one of the crucial elements of design, for, it prevents your ads from being boring to their consumers' perceptions. Thus, selecting the paper for your ads, it is not always reasonable to save your funds on it.