40 Abstract Background Collection

Sometimes, a simple picture is not enough to show what you feel, or to express your deepest emotions of joy, sorrow, or fear. That is when and colors and patterns can be more powerful than a picture of something you know. A red color can express a strong emotion of love or anger, a blue pattern can give you a refreshing feeling, or a pattern of lights can just make you feel joyful. The best part about abstract pictures is that they can make you think of so many things, so you can express a world of creativity with them.

If you would like to use abstract background themes for your desktop, there are different kinds to choose from. From mysterious patterns in blue, to a glowing fire theme, to a pattern showing dancing lights, you can just go according to your mood. Black and white abstract designs can look cool and amazing too. You can also go for designs where the same pattern gets repeated for a stunning effect. Just for your inspiration, here are 40 Abstract Background theme ideas.

Fire Theme

This pattern of red on a golden background can make you think of fire.

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Fire Theme

A Butterfly Splash

A butterfly in splashes of color makes a wonderful abstract background.

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A Butterfly Splash

Red and Blue Dance

Dances of red and blue light as a background can make your desktop look really cool.

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Red and Blue Dance

Cool Abstract

A pattern with shades of blue and green make a cool abstract.

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Cool Abstract

Pins of Light

You can keep looking at these fascinating pin-points of colored light.

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Pins of Light

Orange Abstract

Orange in many shades can make a great abstract theme.

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Orange Abstract

Light Fountain

You can have a fountain of many-colored lights as your abstract theme background.

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Light Fountain

Classy Abstract

A black and white pattern gives a new look to an abstract design.

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Classy Abstract

Colors are Fun

You can express your love for colors with messy patterns of rainbow colors.

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Colors are Fun

Magic Pattern

Lines of dots on a black background can be a perfectly magical pattern.

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Magic Pattern

Stylishly Blurred

A stylishly blurred photo can be a cool abstract background.

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Stylishly Blurred

White Streaks

Streaks of white on a brown background are a great abstract design.

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White Streaks

Blue Abstract

Blue in multiple patterns can make an elegant abstract design.

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Blue Abstract

Colored Lines

As an abstract theme, colored lines on a black background look great.

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Colored Lines

Neon Abstract

A neon rainbow with plenty of dark space makes a mysterious looking abstract.

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Neon Abstract

Brilliant Light

Glows of light in different patterns look cool in an abstract background.

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Brilliant Light

Soft Background

Soft colors soothe the eyes in this abstract background.

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Soft Background

Red and Gold

Red and gold form a classic combination in this vivid abstract design.

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Red and Gold

Curves of Light

You can choose a fascinating patterns of colorful curves of light as your abstract background.

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Curves of Light

In Space

Dark with specks of light, this background makes you feel like you are in space.

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In Space

Formal Abstract

A pleasant pattern of lines in a deep red background make an attractive abstract design.

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Formal Abstract

Green Glory

You can choose a green theme abstract design with water drops for your desktop background.

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Green Glory

Patterned in Red

Straight lines in red make a cool abstract pattern.

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Patterned in Red

Stone Perfect

An interesting pattern on stone makes a great abstract design.

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Stone Perfect

Pink Melody

This pattern in shades of pink looks like a perfect pink melody.

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Pink Melody

Get Quirky

A play of lights in a deep blue space makes a quirky abstract pattern.

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Get Quirky

Blue Flourish

Blue in a variety of shades can be a great-looking abstract background.

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Blue Flourish

Gorgeous Abstract

Mauve and red shades and patterns can make a gorgeous abstract design.

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Gorgeous Abstract

Purple Waves

Seeing this pattern of purple waves is like being in a magical ocean.

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Purple Waves

Golden Burst

You can get a pattern in golden shades as your abstract background.

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Golden Burst

Red Metal Marvel

Metallic patterns in shades of red can make a brilliant abstract design.

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Red Metal Marvel

Dark Desires

Bring your dark side out with a dark theme background that shows highlight in red.

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Dark Desires

Happy Lights

Colorful and playing lights make a perfectly happy abstract theme.

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Happy Lights

Dark Lounge

Very dark shades of purple and green in the design give your desktop a fascinating look.

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Dark Lounge

Orange Light Dance

When orange lights dance they make a beautiful abstract pattern.

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Orange Light Dance

Red and White

White and red patterns make a vivid desktop background.

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Red and White

Perfectly Abstract

These swirls of lines in a black background look perfectly abstract.

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Perfectly Abstract

Golden Circle

Circles of gold disappearing into a white center make a brilliant background design.

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Golden Circle

Lights at Play

Red and light blue lights at play can make a great background for your desktop.

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Lights at Play

Deep Within

Soft shades of red and gold makes a beautiful abstract design.

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Deep Within

One Response to “40 Abstract Background Collection”
  1. Vince June 6, 2012

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