With previous versions of the iOS, Apple introduced and in some opinions, overused textures, especially the linen one. With the announcement of the new version of iOS, the iOS7, Apple brings back an old effect introduced by Microsoft Windows Vista, the blurred background images over UI transparencies. It can definitely create striking visual effects when used in the right way. In this post we will showcase some great examples of designers employing this texture effectively.

Check below for some beautiful, hand selected iOS 7 UI explorations illustrating the background blur effects.

iOS 7 UI Inspiration

iOS 7 UI Inspiration

iOS 7 UI Inspiration

iOS 7 UI Inspiration

iOS 7 UI Inspiration

iOS 7 UI Inspiration

iOS 7 UI Inspiration

iOS 7 UI Inspiration

iOS 7 UI Inspiration

iOS 7 UI Inspiration

iOS 7 UI Inspiration

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Abduzeedo is a blog about design. There are all sorts of articles for those who want to look for inspiration. Also you will find very useful tutorials for the most used applications out there, with a special selection of Photoshop Tutorials and Illustrator Tutorials. Of course there are other softwares conteplated like Pixelmator, Fireworks, and web design tutorials.