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Jan
31
2014

Desktop Wallpaper Calendars: February 2014


  

We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. And as designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, we’ve discovered the best one—desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd. This creativity mission has been going on for over five years now, and we are very thankful to all designers who have contributed and are still diligently contributing each month.

This post features free desktop wallpapers created by artists across the globe for February 2014. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded for free. It’s time to freshen up your wallpaper!

Please note that:

  • All images can be clicked on and lead to the preview of the wallpaper,
  • You can feature your work in our magazine by taking part in our Desktop Wallpaper Calendar series. We are regularly looking for creative designers and artists to be featured on Smashing Magazine. Are you one of them?

Febrewery

“I live in Madison, WI USA, which is famous for its breweries. Wisconsin even named their baseball team “The Brewers.” If you like beer, brats, and lots of cheese, it’s the place for you!” — Designed by Danny Gugger from United States.

Febrewery

Prints Charming

“I’ve been drawing these fingerprint characters for a while. They make people smile.” — Designed by Phil Scroggs from United States.

Love Of My Life

Designed by Elise Vanoorbeek from Belgium.

Love of my life

Do Things With Passion

“I’m a big believer in putting your best effort into any and all of your work. Whether you love the project or hate the project, always do it right–do things with passion, or not at all.” — Designed by Nicole DeMetrick from United States.

Do Things With Passion

Trainee Cupid

Designed by Ricardo Gimenes from Brazil.

Trainee Cupid

Love Is Timeless

“Love is “strange” to find that the differences between people do not exist. Love is timeless.” — Designed by Verónica Valenzuela from Spain.

Love is timeless

I Dream Of Painting

“I was inspired by a quote from Van Gogh on painting” — Designed by Marina Eyl from Pennsylvania, USA.

I Dream of Painting

Love & Happiness

“We flourish together with love and happiness.” — Designed by Amalia Van Bloom from United States.

Love and Happiness

Love Is In The Air

“February is one of the coldest months of the year, and I think that love is the only thing that can warm it.” — Designed by Raluca Dragos from Romania.

Love is in the air

Happy Valentine!

“I’ve been designing wallpapers since two years with the picture of my Manka dolls. My inspiration for February was Valentine’s Day.” — Designed by Monika Horvath from Hungary.

Happy Valentine!

How Space Really Looks Like

Designed by Nina Geometrieva from Macedonia.

How Space Really Looks Like

Sochi 2014

“We’ve come up with a dashing wallpaper to celebrate the 2014 Winter Olympics held in Sochi, Russia. It might be a bit cold this time of the year but adrenaline of the competition will surely get us active!” — Designed by Printsome from United Kingdom.

Sochi 2014

Dec
31
2013

Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: January 2014


  

Thank you, dear Smashing readers, for your support — it means the world to us. On behalf of the entire Smashing Magazine team, we wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous 2014. Let it be the best year of your life. — Ed.

We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. And as designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, we’ve discovered the best one—desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd. This creativity mission has been going on for over five years now, and we are very thankful to all designers who have contributed and are still diligently contributing each month.

This post features free desktop wallpapers created by artists across the globe for January 2014. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded for free. It’s time to freshen up your wallpaper!

Please note that:

  • All images can be clicked on and lead to the preview of the wallpaper,
  • You can feature your work in our magazine by taking part in our Desktop Wallpaper Calendar series. We are regularly looking for creative designers and artists to be featured on Smashing Magazine. Are you one of them?

Smashing New Year

“2014 is here! Wish you all amazing new year.” — Designed by Matej Pindroch from Slovakia.

Smashing new year

Have A Smashing New Year 2014

Designed by Bryan Verlinden from Belgium.

Have Smashing NEW YEAR

Keep Warm & Snuggle Up

“January is one of the coldest months of the year so designed a calendar that might inspire you to keep warm and snuggle up with a nice cup of hot chocolate, coffee, or tea… you choose!” — Designed by Jorden Campbell from New Hampshire, USA.

Keep Warm & Snuggle Up

New Year’s Resolution

Designed by Elise Vanoorbeek from Belgium.

New Year's Resolution

The Twelfth Night

“January always reminds me of my childhood, dressing up as a king with some friend and going door to door to sing a song !” — Designed by Kevin Mornie from Belgium.

The Twelfth Night

Don’t Forget Your Vitamins

“Discover the seasonal fruits and vegetables. In January: apple and banana enjoying with the snow!” — Designed by Vitaminas Design from Spain.

Vitamins!!! Seasonal fruits and vegetables

Smashing Snowball

“Winter snowball fun!” — Designed by Bram De Nyn from Belgium.

Smashing Snowball

Be Awesome Today

“A little daily motivation to keep your cool during the month of January.” — Designed by Amalia Van Bloom from United States.

be awesome today

SmashingConf In New York

“A new Smashing Conference. 17–18th of June 2014. Two days, one track, 18 brilliant speakers. 350 seats.” — Designed by Ricardo Gimenes from Brazil.

The SmashingConf Is Coming To New York!

Happy Coding This Year!

Designed by Jasper De Smet from Belgium.

Love coding!

Cool Winter

“Wanted to abstractly sum up January. Showcase the cool, crisp colors and give an overall feeling of winter.” — Designed by Matt Noa from United States.

Cool Winter

Abstract Winter

“January is a cold and dark month up here in the north. A month to cuddle up in the warmth inside, light some candles and hang out with family while avoiding the bitter cold and snow outside. This is my attempt at an abstract interpretation of this chilly time of year.” — Designed by Terese Brännström from Sweden.

Abstract winter

A Cold January

Designed by Stijn Van Doorslaer from Belgium.

A Cold January

Nov
29
2013

Desktop Wallpaper Calendars: December 2013 (Christmas Edition)


  

We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. As designers, we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, we’ve discovered the best one: desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd.

This creativity mission has been going on for over five years now, and we’re very thankful to all the designers who have contributed and are still diligently contributing each month. This post features free desktop wallpapers created by artists across the globe for December 2013. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded for free. It’s time to freshen up your desktop wallpaper!

Please note that:

  • All images can be clicked on and lead to the preview of the wallpaper,
  • You can feature your work in our magazine by taking part in our Desktop Wallpaper Calendar series. We are regularly looking for creative designers and artists to be featured on Smashing Magazine. Are you one of them?

Christmas All Around The Globe

“Christmas is celebrated all around the globe — in the winter as well as the summer. From north to south, east to west: Merry Christmas everyone! :-)” — Designed by Ricardo Gimenes from Brazil.

Christmas Around The Globe

Christmas Time!

Designed by Sofie Keirsmaekers from Belgium.

Christmas time!

Ninja Santa

Designed by Elise Vanoorbeek from Belgium.

Ninja Santa

The Deer In My Garden

“Every year at the onset of winter, a deer appears in my garden looking for food. I usually catch it early in the morning and we’ll be exchanging glances through the patio doors.” — Designed by Andrea Ludszeweit from Germany.

The deer in my garden

A “Designer” Sweater

“My wallpaper combines two of my favorite things: sweater weather and designing!” — Designed by Monica Barron from New Jersey, USA.

A

The Twelve Days Of Christmas

“This wallpaper celebrates the classic carol ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’. Each day is represented with a cheerful illustration representing gifts. The days are actually counted from the day after Christmas, so the calendar stretches into early January. Since this wallpaper relies on details, it’s not appropriate for small smartphone screens.” — Designed by Daphne Firos from Cleveland.

The 12 Days of Christmas

Modern Santa

“Santa should modernize, reindeers should not suffer!” — Designed by Arne Overstijns from Belgium.

Modern Santa

Snowman

Designed by Evacomics from Singapore.

Snowman

The Mood Of Christmas

Designed by RootPickle Studios from India.

The mood of Christmas

Polka Dots

“I’ve wanted to participate in this wallpaper series for awhile but could not figure out what to design for it. I got the inspiration for a polka dot pattern and thought it would be an interesting way to include the calendar.” — Designed by Janna Barrett from the United States.

Polka Dots

Christmas In Pastel

Designed by Lénárt Lívia from Hungary.

Christmas in pastel

Snow Angel

“Winter makes me think of all the fun times we had as kids playing in the snow!” — Designed by Rob Rijken from Belgium.

Snow Angel

Frozen Mustache

“A cold day, I was in a park and I watch as a man was covered up to his ears and only protruded a big mustache. I was amused and decided that would be the theme for my new wallpaper.” — Designed by Verónica Valenzuela from Spain.

Frozen mustache

Oct
31
2013

Desktop Wallpaper Calendars: November 2013


  

We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. As designers, we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, we’ve discovered the best one: desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd.

This creativity mission has been going on for over five years now, and we’re very thankful to all the designers who have contributed and are still diligently contributing each month. This post features free desktop wallpapers created by artists across the globe for November 2013. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded for free. It’s time to freshen up your desktop wallpaper, folks!

Please note that:

Me And the Key Three

“This wallpaper is based on screenshots from my latest browser game (I’m an indie games designer).” — Designed by Bart Bonte from Belgium.

me and the key three

Resolution Measurements

Designed by Ricardo Gimenes from Brazil.

Resolution Measurements

It’s November!!!

“The various days that are to be remembered are yet to get noticed.” — Designed by Elvis from India.

Its November!!!

Garden Party

Designed by Elise Vanoorbeek from Belgique.

Garden Party

Movember Wallpaper

Designed by Will Barron from England.

Movember

The Collection Of Birds

“The collection of birds are my travels. At each destination I buy a wood, bronze, stone bird, anything the local bazaars sell. I have all gathered at a modest vitrine in my house. I have so much loved my collection, that, after taking pictures of them I then designed each one, then created a wallpaper and overdressed a wall of my living room. Now my thought is making them as a desktop wallpaper and give them to you as a gift.” — Designed by Natasha Kamou from Greece.

The Collection of Birds

Red Leaves

Designed by Evacomics from Singapore.

Red Leaves

Acorns Of Autumn

“Autumn is such a beautiful time of year with every color of the rainbow surrounding us in nature. So for those of us who work desk jobs, this piece allows us to enjoy the vibrant colors indoors.” — Designed by Casey Hehner from United States.

Acorns of Autumn

Tapping The Maples

“Every year I set up my Christmas village the day after Thanksgiving, and during the fall months leading into the winter, I tend to enjoy the likes of apple cider and maple syrup. The figure set chosen for the month of November are the maple sugarers gathering sap during a light snowfall.” — Designed by Jonathan Shears from Massachusetts.

Tapping the Maples

The Fruits Of Harvest

“With autumn comes the joy of reaping the harvest. It’s a time when the fruits of our labors are materialized into sustenance–”fruits” that bring a sense of warmth and comfort. To me, fall is a time to slow down and sip a cup of cider as we reflect on this joyful time of year.” — Designed by Casey Hehner from United States.

The Fruits of Harvest

The Little Reader

“Perhaps we don’t realize how important is lighting in a bedroom. Simple decisions like string lights, a cute lamp at the nightstand and a bulb inside a kids tent can make all the difference. A regular bedroom becomes a magic spot for kids to read, play and dream. Let there be lights!” — Designed by Carla Genovesio from United States.

The Little Reader

Movember Like A Londoner

“Movember is a great opportunity to give and wear big and beautiful moustaches! Specially if your’re a londoner! :)” — Designed by Paula Rupolo from England.

Movember like a londoner

Night City

Designed by Anna from Russia.

Night city

November Trees

“I was inspired by the following quote by Ernest Dowson:

AUTUMNAL

Pale amber sunlight falls across
The reddening October trees,
That hardly sway before a breeze
As soft as summer: summer’s loss
Seems little, dear! on days like these.

Let misty autumn be our part!
The twilight of the year is sweet:
Where shadow and the darkness meet
Our love, a twilight of the heart
Eludes a little time’s deceit.

Are we not better and at home
In dreamful Autumn, we who deem
No harvest joy is worth a dream?
A little while and night shall come,
A little while, then, let us dream.

Beyond the pearled horizons lie
Winter and night: awaiting these
We garner this poor hour of ease,
Until love turn from us and die
Beneath the drear November trees.”

― Ernest Dowson, The Poems and Prose of Ernest Dowson

” — Designed by Eve from Latvia, previously lived in Sweden and now in the UK.

November Trees

A Cold One

“First day of real cool.” — Designed by Michal Wasilewski from Poland.

A cold one.

Autumn Stream

“Fall is in the air, and mother nature has been generous. :)” — Designed by Jenn Garman from Canada.

Autumn Stream

Sep
30
2013

Desktop Wallpaper Calendars: October 2013


  

We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. As designers, we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, we’ve discovered the best one: desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd.

This creativity mission has been going on for over five years now, and we’re very thankful to all the designers who have contributed and are still diligently contributing each month. This post features free desktop wallpapers created by artists across the globe for August 2013. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded for free. It’s time to freshen up your desktop wallpaper, folks!

Please note that:

  • All images can be clicked on and lead to the preview of the wallpaper,
  • You can feature your work in our magazine by taking part in our Desktop Wallpaper Calendar series. We are regularly looking for creative designers and artists to be featured on Smashing Magazine. Are you one of them?

Autumn Colors

“I love the autumncolors and making pictures, this is a collage of bits and pieces of various autumn photos from previous seasons. Enjoy!” — Designed by Agnes Swart from the Netherlands.

Autumn colors

Argyle October

“I really enjoy simple designs and thats the way I like to design. I tried to do as much as I could with as little as I can.” — Designed by Josh Smith from the United States.

Aryle October

Happy Halloween

Designed by Zanetine Web Design from India.

Happy Halloween

Sports Day In Japan

“Sports day is held every October in Japan for kids in kindergarten to high school.” — Designed by Evangeline Neo from Japan.

Sports Day in Japan

Beautiful Autumn

Designed by Frank Miller from Prague, CZ.

Beautiful Autumn

Retro October

“When I think of October I think of making homemade applesauce, pumpkin bread, etc. in a warm, inviting kitchen. I added the vintage theme to further push the homemaker feel.” — Designed by Kelly Sheaffer from the United States.

Retro October

October Gifts

“I was inspired by autumn and those gifts that presented to us in the form of beautiful colors, unusual shapes and mysterious weather. So enjoy October! :)” — Designed by Juliagav from Ukraine.

October Gift

Let The Beauty

“A wonderful quote by Jalal ad-Din Rumi and an excellent image by Tan Chuan-Yean.” — Designed by Aydin Demircioglu from Germany.

Let the beauty

Building Singapore: Old Supreme Court

“This wallpaper design is inspired by the Old Supreme Court of Singapore, the last structure in Singapore to be built in the style of classical architecture. It’s currently in the process of being converted into the National Art Gallery of Singapore, slated to be open in 2015!” — Designed by Teo Yu Siang from Singapore

Building Singapore: Old Supreme Court

Trafalgar Day

“To commemorate the victory and death of Admiral Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805.” — Designed by Adrian Sandu from Romania (currently living in Ireland).

Trafalgar Day

Adventure

“Go into the imagination of a young boy…going out to be the hero of his own story.” — Designed by Anne O’Konski from the United States.

Adventure

Misty Woods

“October reminds me of cold nights and Halloween. Halloween is a time when going up to creepy houses through misty haunted woods is acceptable, which also inspired me to design a moonlight misty composition.” — Designed by Samantha Magaard from the United States.

Misty Woods

A Very Bright Halloween

“We want to remind everyone to stay safe this Halloween when trick-or-treating, maybe carry a portable lantern or flashlight. We also wanted to share some ideas we had for adding a special bright touch to your costumes this year – battery operated Halloween string lights!” — Designed by Carla Genovesio (from Lights.com from the United States.

A Very Bright Halloween

Fall Colors

“I was inspired to create this wallpaper by the natural elements of fall. Comfortable clothes, crisp air, hot chocolate and the vibrant colors of autumn bring a joy to my soul unlike any other season. I took this picture on one of my walks near my house. Embrace the change and absorb the wonderful beauty of this season!” — Designed by Cody Courmier from Denver, CO.

Fall Colors

Aug
31
2013

Desktop Wallpaper Calendars: September 2013


  

We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. And as designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, we’ve discovered the best one—desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd.

This creativity mission has been going on for over five years now, and we are very thankful to all the designers who have contributed and are still diligently contributing each month. This post features free desktop wallpapers created by artists across the globe for September 2013. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded for free. It’s time to freshen up your wallpaper!

Please note that:

  • All images can be clicked on and lead to the preview of the wallpaper,
  • You can feature your work in our magazine by taking part in our Desktop Wallpaper Calendar series. We are regularly looking for creative designers and artists to be featured on Smashing Magazine. Are you one of them?

The Books That You Will Love

“We hope you love reading our printed books and eBooks as much as we do!” — Designed by The Smashing Team from Germany.

The Books That You Will Love

The Road To School

“Bring your most playful costume to raise your energy and vitality for the new shoolyear.” — Designed by Ly Gia Phu from Vietnam.

Back to School

It’s Just A Job

“Whatever your life’s work is, do it well.” — Designed by Davide Vicariotto from Italy.

It's Just A Job

Big Bad Wolf

“Even the worst baddies were children.” — Designed by Elise Vanoorbeek from Belgium.

Big Bad Wolf

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

“A simple wallpaper to brighten up your day.” — Designed by Tetyana Kovyrina from Canada.

Be Happy

Miss, My Dragon Burnt My Homework!

“We all know the saying ‘Miss, my dog ate my homework!’ Well, not everyone has a dog, so here’s a wallpaper to inspire your next excuse at school ;)” — Designed by Ricardo Gimenes from Brazil.

My Dragon Burnt My Homework!

Back-To-School Apples

“September always reminds me of going back to school (in my early years) after a long summer break, there would be a few apples in our lunch boxes, not that I was teachers’ pet.” — Designed by Kelly from Ireland.

Back to School

Number 9

“The evolution of the glyph (number 9)” — Designed by Erik Kuipers from The Netherlands.

Number 9

Dream Big!

“It’s time to cool off after the summer, and time to kick those big dreams into gear!” — Designed by Sasha Endoh from Canada.

Dream Big

Colors Of September

“I love September. Its colors and smells” — Designed by Juliagav from Ukraine.

colors of September

When Summer Falls…

“September means the end of the summer and beginning of the fall. This means the summer falls and the fall rises. I used this little pun and stressed it with the colors orange and green in both the tree and the title.” — Designed by Niels Vanhorenbeeck from Belgium.

When Summer falls...

Rain In The City

“Rain in the city. September shares with us the end of summer. Autumn is coming, the entire city is full of orange shades and the rain is coming in town, and all we can do is singing in the rain !” — Designed by Laboratorio Creativo from Romania.

Rain in the city

Meet The Bulbs!

“This summer we have seen lighting come to the forefront of design once again, with the light bulb front and center, no longer being hidden by lampshades or covers. Many different bulbs have been featured by interior designers including vintage bulbs, and oddly shaped energy-saving bulbs. We captured the personality of a variety of different bulbs in this wallpaper featuring the Bulb family.” — Designed by Carla Genovesio from USA.

Jul
31
2013

Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: August 2013


  

We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. And as designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, we’ve discovered the best one—desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd.

This creativity mission has been going on for over five years now, and we are very thankful to all the designers who have contributed and are still diligently contributing each month. This post features free desktop wallpapers created by artists across the globe for August 2013. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded for free. It’s time to freshen up your wallpaper!

Please note that:

  • All images can be clicked on and lead to the preview of the wallpaper,
  • You can feature your work in our magazine by taking part in our Desktop Wallpaper Calendar series. We are regularly looking for creative designers and artists to be featured on Smashing Magazine. Are you one of them?

Agosto Ketchup

“A calendar inspired by Heinz Ketchup. A big honor to Mr. Heinz, who made one of the famous ketchup brands in the world. This is for the ketchup lovers (including me!).” Designed by Pat Buenaobra from the Philippines.

Agosto ketchup

I Love Summer

“I love summer :)” Designed by Vector4free from Poland.

I love summer

Leo

“I’m always interested in learning more about the zodiac signs. July 23- August 23 is the time of the Lion, Leo. I based my wallpaper design around this and included the constellation of Leo as well. Enjoy!” Designed by Franny Van Eyck from Wisconsin, USA.

Leo

Poppy Herbarium

“Summer is taking off with some magical ice cream hot air balloons.” Designed by Sasha Endoh from Canada.

Poppy herbarium

Hanabi Festival

“From late July to early August, Japanese will celebrate summer with hanabi (fireworks) throughout Japan!” Designed by Evangeline Neo from Japan.

Hanabi Festival

World Alpinism Day

“International Day of Alpinism and Climbing.” Designed by cheloveche.ru from Russia.

World Alpinism Day

Johnny Depp

“Instead of using normal lines and shades to sketch the portrait, I’d first break it up into small triangles. Then I’ll (slowly and painstakingly) fill the triangles up with different shades of black using different shades of pencils, and viola, the portrait is done! Hope you guys like it!” Designed by Teo Yu Sheng from Singapore.

Johnny Depp

Handwritten August

“I love typograhy handwritten style.” Designed by Chalermkiat Oncharoen from Thailand.

Handwritten August

World Photography Day!

“In August we have the world photography day. So it is fair to make this homage to those that translates and makes us immortalize the most special moments of our lives.” Designed by ADD from Brazil.

World Photography Day!

The Balinese Flower

Designed by Nitesh Bhatia from India.

The Balinese Flower

Autumn Is Just Around the Corner

“August is the month that brings to mind the passage of summer season and the arrival of autumn. The entire landscape around us gets a new look, and each of us remains nostalgic due to the passage of summer.” Designed by Tattoo Temptation from United Kingdom.

Autumn is Just Around the Corner

Estonian Summer Sun

“This is a moment from Southern Estonia that shows amazing summer nights.” Designed by Erkki Pung / Sviiter from Estonia.

Estonian Summer Sun

Woof!

Designed by Laurent Constant from Belgium.

Woof!

Solidarity

“Black and white landscape/waterscape photo.” Designed by Jeremy Mullens from United States.

Solidarity

Summer Holidays

“A colorful wallpaper for the month of holidays! Have a great summer holiday!” Designed by Laboratorio Creativo from Romania.

Summer holidays

That Is Rain To Me!

Designed by Dhwani Gandhi from India.

That is rain to me!

Jun
30
2013

Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: July 2013


  

We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. And as designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, we’ve discovered the best one—desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd.

This creativity mission has been going on for over five years now, and we are very thankful to all the designers who have contributed and are still diligently contributing each month. This post features free desktop wallpapers created by artists across the globe for July 2013. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded for free. It’s time to freshen up your wallpaper!

Please note that:

  • All images can be clicked on and lead to the preview of the wallpaper,
  • You can feature your work in our magazine by taking part in our Desktop Wallpaper Calendar series. We are regularly looking for creative designers and artists to be featured on Smashing Magazine. Are you one of them?

Only one

Designed by Elise Vanoorbeek from Belgium

Only one

Spectate

Designed by Tekstografika from Russia

Desktop Wallpaper

Sweet summer

Designed by Yuliia Bahniuk from Ukraine

Sweet summer

The 4th of July

Designed by Pat Buenaobra from Philippines

Desktop Wallpaper

Mason Jar

“Make the days count this summer!” — Designed by Meghan Pascarella from USA

Mason Jar

Love is caring

“Love is caring.” — Designed by Zanetine Web Design from India

Love is caring

Celebrate Freedom

This wallpaper encourages you to appreciate and celebrate the country’s freedom as well as your own! Designed by Marina Zhukov from USA

Desktop Wallpaper

Tanabata Festival

Designed by Evacomics from Japan

Desktop Wallpaper

The Highest

Designed by Bogdan Zinchenko from Ukraine

The Highest

World Ufo Day

“The holiday dedicated to those who study the phenomena that have no logical explanation, and the objects, which is attributed to an extraterrestrial origin.” — Designed by cheloveche.ru from Russia

World Ufo Day

Cute Birds

“Vector illustration of cute birds” — Designed by Brykova Yuliia from Ukraine

Cute Birds

Hola Quintilis

Designed by Logan Holy from Indonesia

Hola Quintilis

Hot Air Balloon

Designed by Studcréa from France

Hot Air Balloon

Wimbledon 2013 RF

“Inspired by Roger Federer and the most famous tennis grand slam. I created this wallpaper to pay homage to one of the greatest tennis players and what he may achieve this year.” — Designed by Jeremiah Selengia from U.S.A

Wimbledon 2013 RF

Canada Day

“July 1st is Canada Day!” — Designed by Jen Riehle from USA/Canada

Canada Day

Aurora diamond globe

“Left overs from some ideas that did not made it into projects. My debut here in monthly wallpapers.” — Designed by Henning Stein from Germany

Aurora diamond globe

Kite

Designed by Katerina Bobkova from Ukraine

Kite

Walk in the sun

Designed by Justyna Dominika from Poland

Walk in the sun

Join In Next Month!

Please note that we respect and carefully consider the ideas and motivation behind each and every artist’s work. This is why we give all artists the full freedom to explore their creativity and express emotions and experience throughout their works. This is also why the themes of the wallpapers weren’t anyhow influenced by us, but rather designed from scratch by the artists themselves.

A big thank you to all the designers for their participation. Join in next month!

What’s Your Favorite?

What’s your favorite theme or wallpaper for this month? Please let us know in the comment section below.


© The Smashing Editorial for Smashing Magazine, 2013.

May
31
2013

Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: June 2013


  

We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. And as designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, we’ve discovered the best one—desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd.

This creativity mission has been going on for over five years now, and we are very thankful to all the designers who have contributed and are still diligently contributing each month. This post features free desktop wallpapers created by artists across the globe for June 2013. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded for free. It’s time to freshen up your wallpaper!

Please note that:

  • All images can be clicked on and lead to the preview of the wallpaper,
  • You can feature your work in our magazine by taking part in our Desktop Wallpaper Calendar series. We are regularly looking for creative designers and artists to be featured on Smashing Magazine. Are you one of them?

Something Fresh

Designed by Wallpaper FX from Romania

Something Fresh

I love Paris

Designed by Dreebies from Poland

I love Paris

It smells like Summer!

“June brings the smell of Summer! So let’s enjoy the sunny days getting a surfboard or sunbathing on the beach!” — Designed by WebOlution from Greece

It smells like Summer!

Ice Creams Away!

“Summer is taking off with some magical ice cream hot air balloons.” — Designed by Sasha Endoh from Canada

Ice Creams Away!

Viking Meat War

“Designed by Ricardo Gimenes from Brazil.” — Designed by Ricardo Gimenes from Brazil

Viking Meat War

Harvey Milk

“Designed by Greentree Graphics designer, Amy Coons, from the USA.” — Designed by Amy Coons from United States

Harvey Milk

National Doughnut Day

“Enjoy June 7th with this National Doughnut Day Wallpaper” — Designed by Andrew Stanton from United States

National Doughnut Day

Summer

Designed by Bart Goris from Belgium

Summer

Skateboarding Day

“World Skateboarding Day.” — Designed by cheloveche.ru from Russia

Skateboarding Day

Beat the Heat, Go for a Holiday!

“Beat the heat tap your feet! enjoy this summer, go for a holiday!” — Designed by debobrata debnath from India

Beat the Heat, Go for a Holiday!

Healthy Living

“Learn how to live a long and healthy life, practice a healthy lifestyles, exercise, diet, release stress…” — Designed by Eloise Ha from Malaysia

Healthy Living

Someone Needing Blood Somewhere

“14 May 2013 – World Blood Donor Day. The event serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank voluntary unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood.” — Designed by Nutan Doiphode from India

Someone Needing Blood Somewhere

Father’s Day: Never Lose Hope

“I made this wallpaper to give special attention to all the fathers with severe illness.” — Designed by Yakari Van Dessel from Belgium

Father's Day: Never Lose Hope

Do You Remember

“Remember the king of pop” — Designed by Hannes Verdoodt from Belgium

Do You Remember

Fire Hydrant

“Time to pop the fire hydrants as June heats the summer up.” — Designed by Marshall Taylor from Canada

Fire Hydrant

I’d rather be playing cello.

“Day-dreaming about the cello.” — Designed by Jonathan Mellas from USA

I'd rather be playing cello.

Digitalized Love Typography Sketch

“Digging through my old sketches, I found this one I had almost forgotten about… With a little help from Ricardo, the sketch was brought to life in a jiffy! Hope you like it :-)” — Designed by Iris Lješnjanin from Freiburg, Germany

Digitalized Love Typography Sketch

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30
2013

Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: May 2013


  

We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. And as designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, we’ve discovered the best one—desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd.

This creativity mission has been going on for over five years now, and we are very thankful to all the designers who have contributed and are still diligently contributing each month. This post features free desktop wallpapers created by artists across the globe for May 2013. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded for free. It’s time to freshen up your wallpaper!

Please note that:

The Green Bear

Designed by Pedro Rolo from Portugal.

The Green Bear

Power

Designed by Elise Vanoorbeek from Belgium.

Power

Quote Of The Day

Designed by Eloise Ha from Malaysia.

Quote of the Day

Winter Is Over

Designed by Uxue Goikoetxea from Spain.

Winter is Over

Raring Ringtail

Designed by Vlad Studio from Russia.

Vlad Studio

Get Caught Reading Month

Designed by Jill Hamilton from Canada.

Get Caught Reading Month

Full Of Spirit

Designed by Ushuk Maria from USA.

Full of spirit

World’s Labor Day

Designed by debobrata debnath from India.

World's Labor Day

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Designed by Morgan Newnham from USA.

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Octopus: The Master Of Disguise

Designed by Sasha Endoh from Canada.

Octopus: The Master of Disguise

The Arabian Stud

Designed by Atelier Pall from Romania.

The Arabian Stud

A Better Summer

Designed by Joeri Claes from Belgium.

A better summer

May I Love You

Designed by Julien Savoldi from Belgium.

May I Love You

Game Boy

Designed by Sander Geenen from Belgium.

Game Boy

Mental Health Awareness Day

Designed by Kay Karremans from Belgium.

Mental health awareness day - illustration

Old vs. New

Designed by Wannes De ROy from Belgium.

Old vs. New

Museum Day

Designed by cheloveche.ru from Russia.

Museum Day

Blooming

Designed by Alexandru Nastase from Romania.

Blooming

Ethnic Snake

Designed by Katerina Bobkova from Ukraine.

Ethnic Snake

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