Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: April 2009

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Desktop wallpapers can serve as an excellent source of inspiration. However, if you use some specific wallpaper for a long period of time, it becomes harder to draw inspiration out of it. That’s why we have decided to supply you with smashing wallpapers over 12 months.

And to make them a little bit more distinctive from the usual crowd, we’ve decided to embed calendars for the upcoming month. So if you need to look up some date, isn’t it better to show off a nice wallpaper with a nice calendar instead of launching some default time application?

This post features 55 free desktop wallpapers, created by designers across the globe. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded for free.

Please notice:

  • all images can be clicked 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?

So what wallpapers have we received for April 2009?

Cafundo

Designed by Cafundó Estúdio Criativo from Brazil.

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Unconditional

"Made this wallpaper to promote humanity, “Let us be a butterfly to everyone..”" Designed by Roy Galve from Philippines.

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Smashing Jeans

"I got inspired by my colleague’s jeans :)" Designed by Alexander Kaiser from Germany.

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Eggstragalactic

"The egg is a symbol of spring as well as Easter…so that’s my coloured one, directly from space! :) " Designed by Giada Degli Agostini from Italy.

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Flower Bird

"This wallpaper has a layered Spring time look. I’ve used several paper and cardboard textures to create a rugged and raw texture. The photos of the flowers and bird that blend in to the texture, soften the ruggedness of the texture. I chose the month of April because my birthday is in that month. I love to watch the flowers bloom and hear the birds chirp. The photos of the flowers were taken in Amsterdam in April 2005, so they are genuine April flowers." Designed by Sarah Pead from USA.

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Alectryon

"Alectryon is the Ancient Greek word for “rooster”. In Greek mythology, Alectryon was a boy, charged by Ares to stand guard outside his door while the god indulged in illicit love with Aphrodite. He fell asleep, and Helios, the sun, walked in on the couple. Ares turned Alectryon into a rooster, which never forgets to announce the arrival of the sun in the morning.
This design is my modern day interpretation of Alectryon, a conventional man who, with the rising of the sun each day, transforms into a half rooster mongrel and runs through the suburbs screaming, “The sky is falling!”" Designed by Michelle Milla from St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

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Revolutionary

"In Portugal we celebrate the 25 of April, because it was a revolution, and zeca afonso is the one who right a song for this revolution. Thist revolutions was nominated : the revolution of the “Cravos”." Designed by Ana Fernandes from Castelo Branco, Portugal.

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Shifting Seasons

"I live in a small town near the Alps, so that’s why i designed a wallpaper for April that represent the end of winter and the coming of spingtime, cause, just now, snow begin to melt and plants begins to blossom." Designed by Andrea Motta from Italy.

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Pink on Head

"The winter’s over now, I give my muffs back to the mannequin." Designed by Eva Sajdak.

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Gears Design

"Working for an architectural facade I had to model the open mechanism for a metal panel in 3D this is what can happen in a boring moment." Designed by Davide Tosi from Italy.

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Cultural Growth of Computers

"The project was produced by Rufus (Creative Design company based in Sunderland) and its Creative Manager Gareth Davies. In partnership with Stuart Smith’s Woodholmes (A strategy, research, and futures company based in Newcastle with offices also in London and Manchester.) The concept was to produce to show the growth of computers, to present to school children across the region. Portraying how fast the technology has developed and discuss future directions which will undoubtedly effect both their lives and careers. This has been done using Adobe Illustrator in a exciting visual style. With VAG Rounded to communicate in a modern, youthful and dynamic way. The project has been a huge success (using various other graphics) and has already been shipped out to over 500 pupils each receiving their own A1 poster." Designed by RUFUS from UK.

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Swans

"This collection of calendars was inspired in some graffiti’s projects made by my husband on streets of Sao Paulo. The swans are originally pictures of Brazilian walls." Designed by Thays Leonel from Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Waiting for Spring

"This is my latest piece i did to reflect my spring mood.
To me spring is the time when i just can’t wait for summer to come, it’s like when nature is teasing you with warm weather, but it’s not quite warm enough yet. So you end up waiting impatiently for the summer to come." Designed by Elena Savitskaya from London, UK.

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Underwater Beauty

"I LOVE underwater photography. It’s the only tipe of photography that gives me a feeling of surreal and fantasy. Unfortunately I couldn’t find the name of the artist that took this photo. Just beautiful! " Photo by Alix Malka, designed by Anca Varsandan from Timisoara, Romania.

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Easter Bunny Strikes Again

"We all have heard of the furry and adorable Easter Bunny. But few people know the horrible truth about the creature and the sufferings he imposes on a certain hen." Designed by Xenia Latii from Boston, USA.

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Pink Lips

"Is in fact a Photographic design based on a great shot of my friend Gumo, editted in Lighroom, this picture looks like a porcelain doll, the photographer name it “Pink Lips” and I’ll respect that title for the calendar.
I wanted to design an unique calendar, wich inspires each designer, photographer or digital artist to achieve the beautifulness of simple things, like a subtle pink coloured lipstick. I added a surreal pastel pink, skyblue and gray background for the wallpaper to provide a peaceful work enviroment. Plus the image aligned left, gives the user a huge field to put desktop shortcuts without hide the main image.
I have written permisions from both photographer and model to publish the picture anywhere." Designed by Alvaro Guzman from Bolivia.

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Random

"This wallpaper is a thankyou for all the tutorials and articles on smashingmagazine." Designed by Ayhan Kamil from Kashmir,India.

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Where Are The Babies?!?

"This is the 5th wallpaper of my birds series. The stories of the two birds represent everyday arguments and *misunderstandings between men and women*. “Where are the babies?!?” is just a little Easter edition, I’ll let the interpretation up to your fantasy. :)" Designed by Nicole Bauer from Germany.

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The Recession is Over

"Well the recession is over. Around the office I over heard some colleagues talking about instilling confidence in other people by offering re-assurance. Positive vibes are all we need in getting people to spend more, be confident, and turn the tide on this global recession. It seems that we just can’t escape the bleak reality however." Designed by Umer Tahir from Calgary, Canada.

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Lettering

"Being a huge fan of Marian Bantjes, I’m constantly drawing swirly things all the time — I know, not very masculine. Seeing how April is the month where Spring really kicks into action, I figured some vine- like lettering was quite suitable. Unfortunately this wallpaper doesn’t work year-round, unless your name is April." Designed by Colin Parks from Canada.

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Time

"Time is free, but it’s priceless. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back, but so many people in the world never bother about this and wasting their time. Mainly that’s I use the concept time and Samuel Smile’s Quote in this design . . .
Lost wealth may be replaced by industry,
Lost knowledge by study,
Lost health by temperance or medicine,
But lost time is gone forever.
by Samuel Smiles"
Designed by Maya Sivalingam from Sri Lanka.

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Save an Egg

"Inspiration for this work came from an old tradition in Croatia. On Easter people decorate their eggs and then hammer their eggs (egg to egg pounding :) ) to determine who has “the toughest egg”." Designed by Vladimir Remenar from Zagreb, Croatia.

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April is Here

"April is here! Don’t be a fool, or you might find yourself behind bars. :)" Designed by Ilan Bresler from Israel.

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Bearwish

"This wallpaper was inspired by my boyfriend (aka Aaron McBearcakes). Panda loves Bear, and Bear loves ice cream. Pure science. I designed these characters as a creative escape from my office job in southern California. I think they’re pretty cute." Designed by Maritess Santiago from USA.

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Read More Books

"The idea behind my creation is to list authors and writers born in the month of April. I therefore first took the more known authors to get a “grid” and then filled it up with not so well known ones, which I took mainly from Wikipedia. I tried to get a general idea of each of the writers works if they were not known to me (I love books, did I mention that before? :-) and so it comes there are some of which were inspirations e. g. to the great Charles Bukowski (John Fante) or the most important writer from Ecuador (Juan Montalvo).
I also wanted to include a demand to read more books, so I decided to recolor some letters in the calend which add up to the statement “read more books” (which is also the name of my theme)." Designed by Philipp Kowalski from Bavaria, Germany.

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Easter

"I love these thick wooden doors at my church. I thought they would make a beautiful wallpaper." Designed by Kevin Shorter from Winston Salem, NC USA.

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Shake up April

"The wallpaper was once straight, but got shaken up. The wallpaper got tilted and everything fell to the corner. That’s why it is called Shake Up April. I wanted to do something with typography and this design just came to me." Designed by Paul van den Dool from The Netherlands.

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Our Lady of Lourdes

"Our Lady of Lourdes, although her feast is celebrated in February, brings to my mind life and healing power that can be associated with the feelings of spring. Her image is graceful and delicate like that of a child and I adore her message of healing and a magnificent life to come. I pray that she be an inspiration to someone else as she has inspired me." Designed by Rachel Cobb from USA.

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Bring to Life

"I love this time of year where you look out and see nature bursting into new life. Here I have created an illustrative design to portray this theme highlighting the lovely wonders that April brings." Designed by Hannah Kunar from Leeds, UK.

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Shoes

"It is the abstract and simbolic explantion of spring in the citi . These are a pair of womens hiheels and the simbolic axplosion of events that are happening around them. This is a sing not only of the nature wimen (with it’s constatly changing emotions and thoughts) but the life “path” of a person. I did this wallpaper the way it is because thats the way I’m feeling myself." Designed by Nevena Nikolcheva from Bulgaria.

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Always Marry an April Girl

"This wallpaper is inspired by Ogden Nash’s poem, “Always Marry an April Girl” and is dedicated to my little sister, whose birthday is on the 5th." Designed by Amanda Moore from Toledo, OH, USA.

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Creativity

"This wallpaper can be classified as typographical, because it involves text as the main element. The colors used in the design are blues, reds, yellows, oranges and white, in order to make a colorful piece, being able to catch the attention and decorate nicely our computer’s desktops. In this design, I looked for one element that may be determinant at design industry, and after some thinking, I decide to use the creativity concept. I tried to associate it to technology and web design with the cursor arrow used at every computer, because I am working for a web design agency named Gelattina (logo appears above the SEa of creativity) and my intention is that the user associate the wallpaper with creativity at design. The calendar is only complementary, so if it’s omitted from design it doesn’t affect the composition." Designed by Alejandro Rodríguez Elizondo, Gelattina from Monterrey, Mexico.

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Simplicity

"I just want to create some simple calendar, which will fit on standard windows desktop." Designed by Petr Vaclavek from Czech Republic.

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New Beginnings

"I created this calendar thinking of the spring time and the transition of the season. I love the single tree i made giving the whole image a dramatic look paired with modern style with the execution of the words april." Designed by Yoyo Sese from Philippines.

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April Showers

"My inspiration is the great weather we have here in the UK during April." Designed by James Atkinson from United Kingdom.

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The Death of Bling

"At the start of what looks to be a fairly dismal new financial year, I wanted to produce something positive that illustrated the effect recessions have in pulling our focus away from material wealth… onto more fulfilling things." Designed by Duncan Abbott from UK.

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Easter: Happy Rabbit

"The easter is known by the rabbits that brings the chocolate eggs to the kids… But this one eat the chocolate himself, and is very happy with this!" Designed by Roberta Mellone from São Paulo, Brazil.

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April in Transylvania

"I took this photo in my hometown, Cluj-Napoca and i thought i could use it for a wallpaper and share with you a small piece of Transylvania." Designed by David Gheorghita from Romania.

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Breathe Deeply

"Never forget to take a short break to be able to breathe freely for a second." Designed by Romy Borsch from Germany.

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Spring Time

Designed by Jana Jelovac from Belgrade, Serbia.

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Fullmoon

" April’s Full Moon – The Seed Moon." Designed by Alexandru Jurubita from Bucharest, Romania.

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Night Sight

"I always feel a little bit like L. B. Jefferies when I stand on my flat roof and look at all those lives flowing in front of me." Designed by Felowsisters from Spain.

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Butterfly Haza

"Creation for “the Birth of Spring”" Designed by Nadège Herigny (Haza).

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Grunge BoneZ Design

"I tried to work with typo, grunge, texture, to bring something really cool. I also think that the blue and yellow colors, are good for the month of April. " Designed by Patrice Poliquin from Canada.

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April Flower

"I bought this flower last week to celebrate the beginning of spring. When I came home and dropped it on the mail on my desk I saw that it could be a nice picture." Designed by Edwin Duinkerken from The Netherlands.

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Imagination

"Desktop wallpaper featuring a quote from Albert Einstein – “Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I really like Albert Einstein and I was reading about him one day I thought, “hey, I should make a wallpaper for this. " Designed by Joseph Longstreet from Kansas City, Missouri, USA.

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Happy Flowers

"This is a floral composition in a warm spring colours." Designed by Valeria Kuzminskaya from Ukraine.

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Green Showers

"I love April Showers, no matter where I have lived they were always beautiful." Designed by Amardeep Vedi from USA / UK / India.

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To Do

"I wanted to create something like the bulletin boards in elementary schools, with big reminders for holidays and events and bright colored cut-outs that taught about the month—“April showers bring May flowers”—and I thought about the way “To Do” calendars have the pockets for receipts and notes." Designed by Loann West from USA.

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Pin-up Art

"Comic book art meets pin-up art during April and the Easter Holiday.
Last month’s feature for calendars created for March caught my eye and the offer to submit one for April was too enticing to pass up. I’ve always loved illustrations of models as well as the techniques used to draw/ink/illustrate females in comic books. I decided combine them and incorporate them into April, including its holiday. This was my first attempt at such an illustration, so it took longer than normal, but I learned a lot. Many Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop tutorials found within Smashing Magazine helped make it possible. I learned a ton them and from taking on this challenge." Designed by Tony Virili from USA.

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Butterfly

"The title of the wallpaper is Butterfly. I’ve always been a fan of grunge, textures and vectors. One day,I was playing with vector shapes randomly until I accidentally came up with the butterfly. Legend says that if you want your wish to come true, whisper it to a butterfly." Designed by Dino Latoga from Philippines.

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Spring is in the Air!

"My motivation for this wallpaper is that I’m nuts about tulips, so I like springtime for more than just the warmer weather…
ps. I used the Aldo typefont" Designed by Marjolein van den Bos from Holland.

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FunnyApril

"Basically it is an April Fools theme. Funny side of April 1st with the combination of colors. Playful and Colorful. BEWARE – Don’t let anyone fool you." Designed by Shashank Goswami from India.

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Over the Trees

"Bright and full of optimism, spring is in the air for good now." Designed by PeHaa from Poland.

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Lovebirds

"In one of our photo sessions at home, these lovebirds we announced that spring had arrived. We want to share with you these pictures to you that spring is here." Designed by Eva Casado from Spain.

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Cats

Designed by Banu from Ankara, Turkey.

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Norwegian Easter

"To me, and I guess many others, the Easter holiday is about skiing. This beatiful Beetle broke down outside my dad’s house while I was visiting last week, and of course I had to take a picture. The rose pattern is from a traditional Norwegian knitting pattern, from the 1800s." Designed by Linda Sandvik.

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Blossom

"These design was basically inspired by the first blossom of peach around my house. I simply just took a photo and just gave a look of calender. I live in Katmandu and spring have started." Designed by Dinesh Thapa magar from Nepal.

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Join in next month!

Please notice that we respect the ideas and motivation behind artists’ work which is why we’ve given artists full freedom to explore their creativity and express emotions and experience through their works. And this is also why the themes of the wallpapers weren’t anyhow influenced by us, but designed from scratch by the artists themselves.

Thanks to all designers for participation. Join in next month! And smashing April, folks!

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    Great, thanks!

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    Beautiful wallpapers; I’m spoilt for selection.

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    Top job as always

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    Another fantastic collection – thanks to all the designers and to SM for keeping the monthly calendars! :-)

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    wow, Weddings wallpaper is AWESOME!

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    These are great! I was going to submit one but I forgot to resize them…

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    Definitely best collection yet

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    Much better than last month. Much!

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    Genius. I’m loving these. I have “Where are the babies” on one screen, and the “Denim” wallpaper on the other. Love them love them love them.

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    Nice vaginaon the “FunnyApril” one

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    Good collection, thanks!

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    Really nice wallpapers inspiration. Many good designs for the calendars itself. Have a good month with these wallpapers :)

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    My desktop says: thanks! :)

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    wow there are so many beautiful wallpapers this month! :D
    thank you all!

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    Creativity one is cool….:P

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    why my pack wasnt featured?
    i`ve followed the instructions, sent saturday 28th.
    =[

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    Ahh, damn, forgot to send in my contribution. But nice list, and great wallpapers! :)
    Here’s mine btw, keywords: green, lights. http://bit.ly/JHuyq

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    excellent work as always, david!

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    Great collection

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    спасибо за 1280*1024 размеры!
    очень признателен!
    респект
    **************************************
    Thank you for 1280 * 1024!
    very grateful!
    respect

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    Awesome collection.. I like the recession calender.. it’s wonderful :)

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    Raton Juan Carlos

    March 30, 2009 12:46 pm

    This is a lack of respect, really… my eyes hurt

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    I love this!

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    Feels good to be featured. Although others are much better than mine, but hey I’m an accountant sneaking out some time for this new found passion of designing.

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    amazing! THX a lot…

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    Hm, damn… Can’t decide what to take for desktop background. There are really good ideas and creations in here. Could be a reason to google for a autmatic backgroundchanger ;D

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    Creative and amazing works again! Thanks!

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    “Cultural Growth of Computers” is fantastic very very smart.great job. I also like “Cafundo”.

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    Simon Harlinghausen

    March 30, 2009 2:52 pm

    Amazing sets again. A highlight at the end
    of every month. Keep on going.

    Stay tuned for more happy days ….

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    Devon McAllister

    March 30, 2009 3:13 pm

    OMG GREAT WALLPAPERS… some of the best i have seen. good job guys. inspiring..rly

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    The Cultural Growth of Computers is my choice this month!

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    I love them all been using them for over a year now. I really wish someone had something with a Yorkie! Anyways great as always!

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    Definitely a great collection of wall paper here. Nice, people!!

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    so nice, there are many ones I like alot, thank you so much :)

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    wow awesome wallpapers :D gr8 work..
    Thanks

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    Angela Stephens

    March 30, 2009 8:12 pm

    There is a lot of variety this month… from the whimsical seasonal designs to the more photographic scenes. Thanks!

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    Since i stumbled upon ur website in March, i’ve been looking forward to your April’s editions. Thanks for jazzing up my home and work PCs!

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    only bad thing about this set is that I have to take down my beautiful wallpaper from march :(

    Think i’m going to go with … “Time” Designed by Maya Sivalingam from Sri Lanka.

    Smashing Magazine is an absolutely invaluable tool!

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    great :)

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    My desktop is now wearing a denim jeans :D

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    I like all but I love what RUFUS has done to illustrate the “Growth of Computer”.

    Thanks all for these great wallpapers..

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    amazing set of wallpapers once again….. thats what makes it SMASHING… rock on!!

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    These are great, thanks.

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    LOL for the “1966 England win World Cup” in “Cultural Growth of Computers” wallpaper

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    Great collections!! I love it because it is my month.
    A new beginning for everyone… Spring time!

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    Amazing as always…maybe some day i get a chance to design a calendar too :)

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    Whoa what an excellent choice this month! I love the clock the most!

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    Great choices… Mine was selected too bad i forgot to mention my site. :) great work!

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    what a great selection! It also felt very nice to be featured :-) The only thing which is hard to me now is to decide which one of the other entries I will take for my desktop.

    Thanks SM, you’re amazing!

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    Expressed ! The all calendars have real choices, this is the best month to beautify your desktop by saying other people you have wonderful collection.

    Thanks

    Rajnish
    web designer

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    Stephen Costello

    March 31, 2009 12:18 am

    Superb! Personally I like ‘Cafundo, Lettering, and Funny April’ the most. Think I’ll have to submit a design for May now.

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    About “Underwater Beauty” wallpaper – the name of the artist/photographer whose photo was used is Alix Malka. It’s from the wonderful editorial he did for Numero Tokyo last year. (It was also featured in Smashing Magazine’s 50 Stunning Underwater Photos)

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    I think the collection is getting better and better every time! Thanks!
    I’m using the “Shoes”…

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    Very nice collection, indeed getting better and better every time! I will use “Where Are The Babies?!?”, the link to artist Nicole Bauer’s his website is broken (double http).

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    I’m lovin’ Waiting for Spring. Thank you !

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    Great collection again :) I’ve chosen Cafundo for my current wallpaper.

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    Wonderful art works! Hard to choose which one I would use as my desktop wallpaper. Thanks for these great stuffs!

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    very Beautiful

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    Wonderful Wallpaper! TQ for sharing!!! perhaps you may come out some design with smaller logo of Smashing Magazine? hehe!

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    People your so good! Thank you, for more than one 1024*768 April C. I especially like April in T., “Funny April” is perfect solution for April 1st and I like “To do” too. I download 12 C.
    Thanks again for this very creative collection.

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    beautifull collection!
    Thanks )))

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    Some of them are very nice. Like the “eastern bunny strikes again”

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    Really beautiful,thanks

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    I used to look forward to these monthly calendar posts, but the last few months have been rather disappointing. Now I’m sure some clever person will undoubtedly reply with… “why don’t you make one if you know so much.” And you’d be missing the point.

    Did SM try to discontinue this monthly post because they realized that, as the blog’s popularity grew – the submissions for monthly calendars grew with it, the quality has suffered?

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    I really like April Showers but the calendar is not very functional. And where is the link to have the background without the calendar?

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    Great collections!!
    thanks

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    Excelent work!! Thanks!

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    “Lettering” by Colin Parks is definitely my fav.

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    neeeee no thanks…..

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    I <3 cats wallpaper. Who is Banu? :) Turkey?
    I’m Turkish.

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    Great job guys!

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    Awesome. Thanks to all the great designers. I think I should buy a couple of additional screens :-D

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    Hm, sorry guys, I’m not a big fan of these.
    I don’t know if it’s just me, but I haven’t seen anything I like these past few months…

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    few suprising nice works among that lots of crap here…
    What were u thinking when you put that Pin up art here???

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    Wow…Once again a great deals of wallpapers…thanks for the Great work and lovely wallpapers…..Cheers to all.

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    so nice~thanks~~

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    Very nice collections..
    Subodh
    India

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    I Luv smashingmagazine :)

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    Hi many Thanks to SM!

    And thanks to the people for commenting on FUNNY APRIL.

    As a designer it is really very important for us to be commented for good and for bad.. Thanks a lot for appreciating my work. :)

    Still more to come.. Cheers ~

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    Yes! Again great wallpapers! Thaaaaanks!

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    I personally like April Showers & Recession is Over.. Great Work dude!

    Keep up the good stuff :)

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    my computer is a girl -> she likes to change her image every month :D Thanks for the opportunity!

    “Bring to life rules” in my office. At home… I need to think more and choose another one :)

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    Great collection, as always. I dont like the dark ones. Its spring btw ;)

    I found an error in cafundo: the numbers 3 and 4 after the 30th April.

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    I Always Look forward to what new smashingmagazin.com ppl could come up with!! i tell you They jus Keep doubling up!! Top job Guy. Tks a lot

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    Thank U! I always look forward to the next months screens.

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  87. 87

    Beautiful wallpapers

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  88. 88

    Wonderful selection! … I look forward to these every month :)

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  89. 89

    Wonderful. I have been hooked onto your site since March. Awesome and really appreciated.

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    gracias.

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  91. 91

    Great collection.

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    Woo hoo, I’ve been really looking forward to this since I discovered Smashing Magazine last month! This month, I’m all about the cows!

    Thanks to all who contributed! :)

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    OMG! These are so good! I loved the “Simplicity” one. The detail of using icons on the dates is great!!

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    LOVE this website .. makes the first of the month fun!

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    beautiful! thanks!

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    awsome! i love Elena Savitskaya’s work!

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    Dhaval Topiwala

    April 1, 2009 6:07 pm

    Lot of great wallpapers in this month’s collection. Awesome!

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    amran from malaysia,trg

    April 1, 2009 8:46 pm

    i mostly like all the design, thank all of you gang. see in may.

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    Love them all. Thanks!

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    really awesome! i love them! thx!!!

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    this time the collection is awesome!

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    Thanks a lot, they are really great :)
    Great art !

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    great~~
    i ove here

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    Great collection.
    Love all wallpapers.
    Thanks!

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  105. 105

    this is really cool stuff. it’s so hard to find a single place where such great material is converged, thanks.

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    Read More Books

    AHHHH There is a huge error on this Wallpaper!!! MONDAY AFTER FRIDAY!!!! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!! Not After Friday :) LOL!!! Just a FYI

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    This would be great addon to the “Windows 7 wallpaper-changing” feature! :)
    Thanks!

    П.С.: подборка как всегда класс! Кстати, это прекрасное дополнение к новой функциональности Windows 7, которая позволяет автоматически изменять обои рабочего стола :) ИМХО

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    You rocks!
    Thanks for include 1440×900

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    Awesome wallpapers!!!, wish i could make one!!!

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    Terrance Charles

    April 2, 2009 11:06 am

    Good stuff again, I like the recession is over, but it don’t have my screen resolution, I went with another one…

    Terrance Charles

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    thank you guys!!

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    Once more, congratulations, now he has become
    the appointment favourite. Thanks from Italy.

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    Great selection, my buddy just told me about this and I’m definitely going to be paying close attention… stumbled on one of your articles yesterday on the new IE leak, so this is icing on the cake…

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    Awesome calendars! I’m glad I’ve got more than one PC!

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    thanks for the idea……..

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    i wish i can get one…only meee…..

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    yay 1280×1024! thanks!

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  118. 118

    It is a wonderful collection, it was very difficult to choose one of them.. Thank you all the creators.. best

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    Thanks a lot ! Great project ! See u next month ….

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  120. 120

    Thanks PeHaa! I was looking for something cheerful, love it!

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  121. 121

    Love the wallpapers, you`re my new wallpaper chooser destination since day 1.
    Keep up the good work!

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  122. 122

    Keep up the GREAT WORK!

    :)

    Thanks!!!

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  123. 123

    I really enjoy the wide variety and high quality of all these creations. Thanks so much!

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  124. 124

    Really nice! Every month is always impressive –thanks a lot

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    Thanks for finally including the 1440×900!!!!

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  126. 126

    nice and grate..update every month

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  127. 127

    Thanks a lot =)

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  128. 128

    Nice wallpapers! I love most of them!

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  129. 129

    These are fantastic – the best collection I’ve seen in some months. Thanks!

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  130. 130

    cool!
    thanks. I love it.

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    GREAT PICS!

    Keep up the good work !

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  133. 133

    Beautiful ideas and excellent design…my best wishes.

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  134. 134

    So beautiful wallpapers
    Thanks for your share.

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  135. 135

    WOW I am impressed with the selection!! LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT!!

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  136. 136

    nice collection

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  137. 137

    Nice collection :)

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  138. 138

    Amazing!!! I love them all! Thanks for sharing! I’m going with “The Recession is Over” +_^

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  139. 139

    excelentes aportes muchas gracias

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  140. 140

    the pictures aren’t working?

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  141. 141

    “Read More Books” -> calendar -> 13 of April is Monday?

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  142. 142

    Thanks for the beautiful WALLY’s :-)

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  143. 143

    it’s so beautiful…

    Thanks :D

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    Wayfaring Wanderer

    April 15, 2009 5:34 am

    Over the trees is sooooo cute! Snagged it :)

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    This is so cute! I love it. It really does inspire, and it makes me laugh everytime i see my desktop :) Thank you <3

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  146. 146

    I really love ” save an egg “. It’s so beautiful!!!!!

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  147. 147

    great wallpaper…thanx for everyone who contribute…

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  148. 148

    I can’t download calendar wallpapers coz link is CGI and its blocked in our network :(

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  149. 149

    Very beautiful wallpapers. Love them all…. Thanks for everyone who contributed.

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  150. 150

    great thanks…
    i wonder if all of people have an appreciation for the artist, not just for their works.
    good start to give them salutation.

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    gR8 THANKS :-)

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    Miguel (Utilnet)

    April 29, 2009 6:57 am

    Good tip.
    I liked the: Underwater Beauty.
    My wife liked the: Pink Lips.

    Best regards,
    Miguel

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    Great! Thanks

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    The Colin Parks one this month is one of my favorites ever – simple, a clean desktop background so you can still find your icons and shortcuts, interesting enough to stay fresh, and offers a simple glance at the calendar. I’d love to have a whole year in that style.

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    I hate alectryons, but I love this style!

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    wowwwwwwwwww….ha ha…..i like the collection…….bt there is huge error in this page

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  157. 157

    2010 celander

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    I found some I like, but I’m not terribly impressed with the lot of them. Are you guys posting everything that is submitted, or is there some sort of quality guideline? Some just seem really sub par of what I have come to expect from SM…

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