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.