Free seamless retro texture
I put this together based on the old countertop in my kitchen that was probably built in the 1950’s or 60’s. It’s a seamless, repeatable texture that you can use however you choose. I left it transparent, so you’ll probably want to use the appearance panel to add a background color.
Here’s the lousy photo I based the texture off of:
And here’s a screenshot of the textures, including complimentary “grout” colors that I added to each of them with an additional fill, located below the pattern in the appearance panel:
And you can click here to download the .ai file containing the pattern.