A little hint of brushes is what we called the trend years back. But the trend doesn’t just stop there. Photoshop brushes are still the top used tool by many website designers and graphic designers. The little hint of brush at the background of your website will definitely bring out the focus needed.
A large image is definitely an impact in a design, be it a newspapaer ads or just the article. The same goes to web design. Large background image has been a trend recently. More and more websites are joining this large background image bandwagon, and you should too!