Backgrounds may be traced back as early as 1975, as it was its experimental season. The patterns used back then were only grey dots and lines, and they were all pixelated. Since there were no coloured monitors back then, all old backgrounds were just white, black or grey.

Sunlight Retro Background


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Lined Retro Background


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Circular Retro Background


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Eventually, the evolution of technology and appearance of coloured monitors gave way to customisation, better pictures/ backgrounds with good pixel content and way better output.

Blue Sparkles Background


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Retro Background Pattern


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Brown Retro Background


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Vintage Blue Wallpaper


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Colorful Retro Background Image


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Retro Theme Background


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Retro Dots Background


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Floral Retro Background


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Vintage Wallpaper Pattern


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Through the years, backgrounds evolved and became 3-dimensional animation from simple dotted and lined drawings. However, no matter how far technology brought us today, people still want to look back to the past. Designers started to make retro backgrounds.

Retro Lettering Background


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Retro Game Background


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Retro Car Background


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Awesome Retro Scenery Background


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Vintage Wallpaper Design


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In general terms, retro means “old fashion style”. It relates to old fashion or something that reminisces the past/ earlier time. It’s also known as “revival”, and obviously means that it is derived and imitated from the music, fashion, attitude, or trends of the past.

Unique Retro Background


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Vintage Flowers Wallpaper


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Awesome Retro Background


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Retro Rainbow Colored Lines Background


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Vintage Looking Wallpaper


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Green Retro Background


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Rubik’s Cube Squares Retro Background


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Desktop Background Picture


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Simple Retro Background


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Retro has been labeled as classic and stylish even though it was taken from the past. These retro background designs are characterised by some blurry effects, vivid graphics, period icons, and its infamous pale colours. Most designers use it to bring out a vintage look.

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