Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: July 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 40 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 magazine1 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 July 2009?

When The Day Comes

Designed by Vladislav Gerasimov2 from Irkutsk, Russia.

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Cafundó: July has come! Spread the News!

Designed by Cafundó Estúdio Criativo21 from Brazil.

Smashing Wallpaper - july 0922

Man In The Mirror

“A tribute to Michael Jackson. Let us remember a great musical icon who through his work, managed to inspire us all.” Designed by Umer Tahir29 from Canada.

Smashing Wallpaper - july 0930

Magic Forest

“Inspired by many animated movies taking the viewer to the small world we often don’t see because it’s under our feet. I hope lot’s of green will help you relax :).” Designed by Lukasz Bien42 from Poland.

Smashing Wallpaper - july 0943

Cutting Smashing Calendar

“I took some extra effort in creating this wallpaper.After downloading SM logo it inspired me to make outlines from it and then Imade some real life elements using my cutting plotter, done some photo shotsand then finally digital editing! Hope you’ll like it! Take care!” Designed by Dejan Cirovic61 from Serbia.

Smashing Wallpaper - july 0962

Blue Grunge

“This image is a result of my affinity towards blue.A slight addition of grungecan boost up any image and here it has made the cool blue more awesome.This calendar also special ’cause my birthday comes in this month” Designed by Viswanath Jagadeesan72 from India.

Smashing Wallpaper - july 0973

Summer Dream

“”Have you heard the wind?” – Asked the girl.
“No, no I did’t” – Rabbit replied
…. and dragonfly flew by thinking that this summer should never end …
” Designed by Jana Jelovac85 from Belgrade, Serbia.

Smashing Wallpaper - july 0986

Simple Life

"I saw Yoshiko’s98 stunning photographs and was reminded of those sweet, carefree, lazy days of summer. How charming to live a simple life." Designed by Marlaine Weber99 from Canada.

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Thirsty

“Not exactly inventing something new with this style, but a nice feature of brushes and colours to create that summer feeling.” Designed by Halvor William Sanden / Minimal Skala112 from Norway.

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Deep Sea Diving

“Cool off this summer with a little dip in the sea!” Designed by Chris Alexander (Yipori)133 from England.

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Gustav Mahler

“A tribute to Gustav Mahler, born July 7 1860. This Wallpaper combines a photograph of the composer, the score of Mahler’s Lieder “Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zuschleppen” and “Starry Night” by Vincent Van Gogh, a contemporary of Mahler. Both artists shared a vivid and somewhat dark imagination.” Designed by Maurice Depestre158 from Canada.

Smashing Wallpaper - july 09159

Ink Mountain

“This is a rough and dark, sketchy wallaper with the emphasis on the weight of the “ink” and form of the shapes.” Designed by Mike Healy171 from Australia.

Smashing Wallpaper - july 09172

Sunflower

“This time I just wanted to make something vector with grungy touch. There aremagnificent sunflowers fields everywhere in full bloom these days, so I addedsome sunflowers and came up with this.” Designed by NarjisNaqvi198 from Pakistan.

Smashing Wallpaper - july 09199

Go Green!

“May be not in the real world, but wallpapers like this will surely let you to take a fresh breath.But the reality is the Earth is heating up in every single hour. The early warning signs of global climate distractions are in — heat waves and warmer weather, high tides, Cyclone,spreading disease(e.g. Swine Flu), earthquake, earlier spring arrival and so on. It’s the time to stand up and protect our environment.” Designed by Sagar225 from Bangladesh.

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Room

“Great wallpaper for designers, esp. Web designers like me who need organize space on desktop.I put two size of this wallpaper in PSD format ( CS4 ) so you can edit it by yourself and even making better one.Also you can checkout mine and getting some inspiration for yours!.” Designed by S.Reza Movahedi ( Riza )248 from USA.

Smashing Wallpaper - july 09249

The Demonic Divas

“The demonic divas are back again.” Designed by Puneeta Prakash from India.

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Firefly

“One of my favorite memories from my childhood was chasing fireflies on hot summer nights in my grandfather’s backyard. This wallpaper represents that memory and all of the fun we used to have together out under that colossal tree in his backyard.” Designed by Stacy Blackman275 from United States.

Smashing Wallpaper - july 09276

Sweet Child o’Mine

“This is a photo taken some weeks ago: she’s my baby, with her mom (although you can see her arm only). No Photoshopping on this photo, I swear: she’s really as beautiful as you can see her :-) I liked it so much, and I wanted to share with you…” Designed by Daniele Marino290 from Italy.

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Raining Sunrise

“The month of July is the month of rain in most parts of India. This wallpaper is a celebration of the enchanting feeling of early morning rain. The photograph used is my own.” Designed by Kumar Ritwik (ritwik_mango)307 from India.

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Getting famous

Designed by Ionut Zamfir324 from Romania.

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Leap of Faith

“This is photo is of a girl leaping on top of a hill (this is lomography).” Designed by Chad Gilchrist339 from USA.

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Tilt-shift photography

“Wanted to try to make a tilt-shift photo. I took one of my many, many photographs of Vienna and Presto! People are little ants from 170m high.” Designed by Anca Varsandan354 from Romania.

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Summer Time

Designed by Tatiana Valkovskaya from Ukraine.

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Scorcher

“This summer Siberia enjoyed just a week of broiling bliss. We do long for more. Should you have it enough and to spare, please send us a little!” Designed by Rumake Web Agency381 from Novosibirsk, Russia.

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Summer Sun

Designed by Nikola Lazarevic400 from Serbia.

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Beach

“When the soul wants freedom and rest we find it on the sea. The shining sun,the dark blue sea, yellow sand gives a charge of forces and positive emotions.” Designed by Lex Rusakoff413 from Russia.

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Anote

“Alphabet biscuit packaging named ‘a note’ as to portray a unique way to send your message out for others, not only through writings. Photography done by the designer using Nikon D40.” Designed by Josephine Toh428 from Malaysia.

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Talisman

“This idea came out of some pen and ink drawings I made when thinking about these ideas: protection, the evil eye, and the game Hangman where you try to guess a phrase letter by letter before you complete a hangman’s noose and platform. It is a visual wish for safety and peace.” Designed by Arcane Palette Creative Design441 from United States.

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Just July

“For a long time I wanted to participate this greatWallpaper Colection. So I hope you like it :)” Designed by Kai Stabel458 from Germany.

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Flying Lizard

Designed by Valeria Kuzminska467 from Ukraine.

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Ele-Centric

“Everyday do I quick little something (whether it be colour swatches or banner design) and a friend suggested that I sell what I’m doing, so I recently started an etsy store. This is one of the designs that came from the daily doodles. :)” Designed by Elly Gedye480 from New Zealand.

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Summer Fun

“This is my first calendar and it is on summer theme. It has a simple design, but I’m working with Photoshop and Illustrator just for fun (I’m not a designer).” Designed by Irina Kupenska493 from Bulgaria.

Smashing Wallpaper - july 09494

Willet Birds

“Willet birds walking on the beach.” Designed by Brown Bug, LLC510 from USA.

Smashing Wallpaper - july 09511

Friends

“It’s the time of year for sharing good times with close friends and significant others.” Designed by Bryce M. Ulmer527 from Wisconsin, United States.

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4th of July Cloud

“I wanted to incorporate red, white, and blue into the design, for Fourth of July in a subtle way so that those who don’t celebrate it can still use it.” Designed by Saarah Saghir from USA/Pakistan.

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Bronze Addiction

“It’s summer! Feel the heat! For those who love sunbathing, it’s time to go bronze and radiant! At the same time, I hope you enjoy this glimmering wallpaper!” Designed by Athena Emily546 from Hong Kong.

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MinimalED

“Design by Bloged.it – il blog di eniodesign.” Designed by eniodesign561 from Italy.

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July Sentense

“Just motivating sentence for July :)” Designed by Temeshi574 from Poland.

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Blue Plant

“Blue plants pattern on dark sky.” Designed by Guillermo Galván Gómez593 from Argentina.

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Mad Mind

“More dark in sunny July.” Designed by B$A608 from Netherlands.

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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 month621!

What’s your favorite?

What’s your favourite theme or wallpaper for this month? Please let us know in the comments! And have a smashing July, folks!

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  1. 1

    Sorry guys, but not the best selection so far… I think I will leave the one from last month on… Maybe some last minute entries?

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  2. 2

    I like ‘When The Day Comes’ the best… and will also leave one of my screens with last months wallpaper (minus calendar)

    Thanks!

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  3. 3

    Great Collection! Always look forward to these every month!!

    Keep them coming!

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  4. 4

    my favorite is July Sentense, the sun is new each day :D

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  5. 5

    Not the best. yawn…

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  6. 6

    the best stuff as always! rock!

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  7. 7

    downloaded “cafundo”, loved “gustav mahler” and really liked “cutting smasing,” “leap of faith” and “ele-centric” and “friends.” great bunch!

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  8. 8

    I´ve seen better… but I still love you smashing mag.

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    Gilton Nascimento

    June 30, 2009 8:16 am

    I like those:
    Bronze Addiction
    Just July
    Summer Sun
    Leap of Faith
    Raining Sunrise
    Firefly
    Go Green!
    Ink Mountain
    Cutting Smashing Calendar
    Cafundó: July has come! Spread the News!

    But, I really enjoyed was Firefly! ^^ #super, very #nice!

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    De Jan Cyrowitz

    June 30, 2009 8:17 am

    Vidi, vidi, ima nas troje iz Srbije! Svaka cast, ziveli! ;))

    Wonderful selection! “Friends” is my favorite this month! My compliments to all! Take care.

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  11. 11

    I like “Summer fun”… :) Congrats!

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  12. 12

    Wow, not the best stuff, really. First time I’ve never found something I love. Next month! I’ll be back.

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  13. 13

    i like green this mounth……….
    i prefer “go green”

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  14. 14

    Vlad, Cafundo and Yipori are great as always, but the rest is not so good…

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  15. 15

    Best theme “Raining Sunrise”, it’s perfect for this italian summer: rainy never stops!

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    Simon Harlinghausen

    June 30, 2009 9:10 am

    FANTASTICO. Wow. After the last month
    where I couldn’t find my style. This month
    the collection is a amazing. It is good that
    you can automatically change desktop pics
    at your mac :D

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  17. 17

    This is a great idea. Thank you so much! I like so many of them, I don’t know which one to choose. :)

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  18. 18

    nice collection again …

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  19. 19

    Man i wish we could get them like a month in advance i have 3 monitors here at work i’d love come tomorrow to have June on my left monitor, july in the center, and august on the right….

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  20. 20

    I love Deep Sea Diving! thanks for the great desktops :)

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  21. 21

    Is anyone else having immense trouble viewing these? :(

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  22. 22

    My favorite is “Bronze Addiction”.

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  23. 23

    I’ve seen better months :p I guess I’ll stick with one of last month’s for a while…

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  24. 24

    wow really cool wallpapers!

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  25. 25

    Great post!!

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  26. 26

    The flying lizard is my favorite one :D

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  28. 28

    Room: Great wallpaper, but physically impossible IRL (perspective is way off)

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  29. 29

    love firefly

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  30. 30

    its okay… but not the best this month… sorry…. i love the last month more

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  31. 31

    Just July is my favorite, but its funny how the quote explains the number of days (31) and the calendar has too few of them (30)

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  32. 32

    I’ve loved:
    “When The Day Comes” and “Cutting Smashing..”

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  33. 33

    Who in Goz name would use any of these?

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  34. 34

    Hmm, perhaps I should have submitted mine. I don’t think it would have looked out of place:

    http://prandall.com/2009/06/25/july-2009-wallpaper/

    The wallpaper was based around Julius Caesar’s quote “It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of live”

    I will submit an August version for next time

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  35. 35

    June was better but now is great too!
    But I will stay with my cat’s last month wallpaper ;)

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  36. 36

    Summer Fun is awesome ;)

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  37. 37

    Wow, these pack a great punch. I may submit something next time. Thanks!

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  38. 38

    Nice designs. However, the majority lean towards the feminine side. How about some sports wallpaper designs? It’s baseball season in North America.

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  39. 39

    It’s nice that you guys give a platform to us, the users, but please do some quality control.

    Blue Grunge
    Room
    Sweet Child o’Mine
    Raining Sunrise
    Summer Sun
    4th of July Cloud
    Mad Mind

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  40. 40

    what a ugly collection :-o

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  41. 41

    Please could “Just July” resubmit the wallpaper to show 31 days so I can use it.

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  42. 42

    Not the best collection ever. This is the second time you get under your usual standards (last time was Xmas – yes I do check this every month).

    What happened with the last one? Not only is not good, it’s hideous.

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  43. 43

    they are awesome backgrounds…thank you

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  44. 44

    Perdon pero esta vez me quedaron debiendo, estaaaa remalos estos fondos…..horiblessss

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  45. 45

    I don’t mean to be rude, but what is up with Sweet Child o’Mine? I can understand if people were to post an exeptional amazing baby-shot that has amazing technical qualities and a damn cute baby, sort of like Anne Geddes style, but this is just.. well, the baby is average, the technical qualities are not good, if you look at it full-size it isn’t even sharp. Why would I want somebody elses regular baby snapshot on my monitor? Is it just me who don’t get this submission?

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  46. 46

    Gracias!.

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  47. 47

    Cutting one

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  48. 48

    I always get excited for these! I chose Summer Dream for this month. Thank you!

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    Jessica Kennedy

    June 30, 2009 4:04 pm

    My fav is the very first one When the Day Comes. I also like the Summer Fun one too. :) But there really aren’t too many to chose from.

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  50. 50

    There are two vanishing points in “Room” :(

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  51. 51

    I haven’t been crazy about the last few months but this month I have a few that I am having a hard time choosing between. Of course, there are some more feminine like one poster mentioned so maybe that’s it. There are questionable ones too but I find a few like that in every batch. What one person doesn’t like, another might find interesting…

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  52. 52

    man in the mirror…

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    Demétrio Iarema

    June 30, 2009 4:51 pm

    Beautiful images. Thanks!

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  54. 54

    Hmmm… I have to agree actually, not the best lineup.
    It is the first time EVER I havent found one that I liked =/

    Thanks anyhow =)

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  55. 55

    Firefly ….. fantastic

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  56. 56

    The “Leap of Faith” is fantastic!!! That is a timeless piece that will never get old!

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  57. 57

    Not the best selection we’ve seen so far.. way too many leaning toward the feminine side..
    Looking forward for next month’s though.. keep them coming..

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  58. 58

    NIce Collections! Thanks. I am downloading
    1. When The Day Comes
    3. Ele-Centric

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  59. 59

    I especially liked Ele-Centric and Vlad Studios’ When The Day Comes.

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  60. 60

    Go with “Go Green”

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  61. 61

    I Usually download about 7-10 smashMag calendar wallpaper in each months. But i only pick 4 rite now. Not the best, but still good, though. Thanks

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  62. 62

    I’m sorry but I just do not like the Smashing logo on some of these. It takes away the beauty of it, and it gets in the way of the design. Some of these are great but the logo just takes away from that.

    Leap of Faith, for example, is complete with dark colors, but there in the corner is the orange logo.

    That kind of goes with any other logos though. I don’t want to see text links inserted in wallpapers, and then put them on my desktop. I know the artist wants to get credit for their work, but I just don’t like it.

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  63. 63

    What I liked most is Go Green!

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  64. 64

    Great collection as always!
    My favourite is Beach :D

    Thanks at all :)
    yvaine2010

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  65. 65

    good efforts.. still can make better next time

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  66. 66

    U make my day! :-) Cheers

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  67. 67

    aie, c’est assez moche là… c’est même tout pourri votre sélection!

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  68. 68

    Absolutely breathtaking works.

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  69. 69

    Thanx again for the great wallpapers! It is winter in our country (South Africa), so it is good to have a sunny and fun background to warm up the winter days! Keep up the good work! :)

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  70. 70

    sorry…there´s none for me… :(

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  71. 71

    its okay… but not the best this month… june was the better month

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  72. 72

    so nice, but it’s a pity that now ALL of them widescreen only ((

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  73. 73

    Some great illustrations there that clearly took a lot of effort. Pity then that a few let the list down badly.

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  74. 74

    Loved “when the day comes”

    The last one was just bad.

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  75. 75

    Sorry Guys Didn’t liked even a single wallpaper.

    My wallpaper selection criteria is pretty simple.
    I choose dark color wallpaper, with less effects on left side of wallpaper. This gives good readability for icons on my desktop.

    Moreover as dark wallpaper are soothing to eyes.

    Previously I have always liked few wallpaper from you guys but this none fits my criteria. Hoping for good wallpaper next time.

    P.S. : I use windows with icons on left side of desktop.

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  76. 76

    Hi Smashing Mag.

    So nice that you kept this monthly feature – and even though the wallpapers also didn’t really match my taste this time, I support the contont because some people acctually spend some time on creating theese for free, an contributing to the community… I can also see, that others get great pleasure out of it. :)

    I did still enjoy looking them through. :)

    If you want highend-wallpapers: go out and buy one… This monthly feature gives people the chance to experiment with various topics and methods, so there can still be some trends in there to figure out if you’re looking hard at it, and if you have some imagination yourself… ;)

    I’ve chosen Summer Dream because it was the one that triggered my imagination the most…

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    Alexander McIntosh

    July 1, 2009 12:35 am

    Loving the simplicitity of the sentanse calender =)

    I need to know what days to just breathe and RELAX too =)

    Thanks SM!!

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  78. 78

    I’ve found a little mistake in “just july” calendar. July has 31 days not 30.
    Calendars for this month are agreat, as always ;)

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  79. 79

    I liked a few green wallpapers ;)

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    Shashank Goswami

    July 1, 2009 12:54 am

    The Cafundo! is the best one… Keep up the good work. And really very great effort by all.

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    Stefan Reichert

    July 1, 2009 1:42 am

    Missing some Hot-Summer-Beach Wallpapers.

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  82. 82

    The selection is surely great, though some of calendars are simply unreadable or almost invisible. Nevertheless, why not to use a prog like Screen Calendar or Active Desktop Calendar or Screen Calendar to have calendar wallpaper for each month without downloading them again and again and without any nag logos?

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  83. 83

    Having vacation at Redang at mid-july with friends, Love the Friends, and beach. (((0_0)))
    Thanks

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  84. 84

    Brillo as usual… I swear next month ill do one for ya hehe

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  85. 85

    i like in this month: scorcher for my desktop image

    but i have to say, i prefer the month june ;)

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  86. 86

    I like when the day comes the best this month :-)

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  87. 87

    Simply Superb !! Hats off to the authors !!!

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  88. 88

    Sukanya Shinde

    July 1, 2009 2:28 am

    My fav is ‘Magic forest’..smashing magazine rokzzzzzzzzzz!

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  89. 89

    The last month they were better . . . :(

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  90. 90

    I love this month, Esp. room and beach.
    u have to put ur icons in that room, or put some fancy icon in that beach

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  91. 91

    These wallpapers keep getting worser each month :(

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  92. 92

    For all you miserable gits complaining that they aren’t very good this month, follow this link http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/03/19/desktop-wallpaper-calendar-join-in/

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  93. 93

    LizardFlintstone

    July 1, 2009 6:10 am

    Another Yipori month for me!

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  94. 94

    Awwww not as good as June but still nice. Not sure if I’ll find one I like :(

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  95. 95

    alright I pick Magic Forest, it is very nice.

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  96. 96

    Lovely as usual.

    I’m usiing ‘Firefly’ right now, but will most likely end July using ‘July Sentense’. I had the June one up for about 2 weeks and LOVED it. Please keep those coming, can’t wait to see the August sentense :)

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  97. 97

    I checked this out with great expections.. I din like any.. i ll keep the last month’s wallpaper.. thanks anyways

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  98. 98

    Really??? Not one single desktop with some reference to the 4th of July? (Sorry, the ‘cloud’ is hardly a reference) A little disappointing. Not the best collection I’ve seen. Still love the mag though.

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  99. 99

    perfect jobs !

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  100. 100

    Cafundó: July has come! Spread the News! – dis is wht my “favwap” is !

    Gud wrk, plz cont….. hats up !!

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  101. 101

    Neh~ I guess I need to look somewhere else for a sassier July paper.

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  102. 102

    These are wonderful! Most Wallpaper, that I like is in this month till now! I congratulate the guesser!

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  103. 103

    Cathedral Graphic Design

    July 1, 2009 12:12 pm

    I agree with The_Reveller: this set isn’t such hot stuff as it could be, plenty of bland submissions – but if you don’t think it’s up to par, make some great ones for everyone, show your skills, and get your name on people’s desktops with some exceptional work! :D I would like to do one for August or Sept, I’m not sure if I’ll have the time though – making something to distribute free doesn’t take the priority over clients and other important parts of life, but think of it as free advertising for your design ability! :D Can’t wait to see next month’s inspired collection!

    Edit: Yes, I’m beginning to work on one so I’m not a complete hypocrite :P and if it slips to back-burner status sometime this month I’ll submit it for the month after that!

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  104. 104

    I enjoyed most of them…

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  105. 105

    When The Day Comes, Cutting Smashing Calendar,Gustav Mahler and, July Sentense I the best.
    Thankx

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  106. 106

    My prefered: July has come! Spread the News!
    Designed by Cafundó Estúdio Criativo from Brazil

    Second: Getting famous (Design is beautiful but a bit too dark for my desktop!)
    Designed by Ionut Zamfir from Romania.

    I enjoy your magazine! Each month I come here for my wallpaper! Congratulations! Thanks!

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  107. 107

    Summer Fun is my choice this month. Thank you for the great art and calendars. I really enjoy seeing them here each month.

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  108. 108

    I like a lot of these…however, I really don’t want the calendar. Are there calendar-free ones somewhere…or would that just go against the project itself? Like asking for Italian dressing on a Caesar salad? That happened to me one time when I was waiting tables through college.

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    Benedikt Roßgardt

    July 1, 2009 2:33 pm

    Some cool backgrounds, but also some not so cool (Summer Sun – Designed by Nikola Lazarevic from Serbia.)

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  110. 110

    Amazing collection :)

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  111. 111

    Good selection, but i’ve send one, but it isn’t here ?! Maybe it was not good ?!

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  112. 112

    i love july
    it is my month~

    thank U

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  113. 113

    Soooooooo cool..
    I love those wallpapers.
    Thank you, guys.

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  114. 114

    Summer fun

    last month designs were better though.

    Thanks

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  115. 115

    very bad collection i ever seen !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  116. 116

    @ 99:
    I wasn’t trying to make an obvious reference to fourth of July, because this site isn’t only for Americans, so I didn’t want to discourage anyone from using mine. :)

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    Kashif M Qasim

    July 2, 2009 1:28 am

    Not the very best…

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    Just July is prob the best but it fails epicly

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    Nothing says summertime better than “Summer Fun”!

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    If I have to pick, “Go Green”… Tho this month’s selection is probably the worst I’ve seen here.

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  121. 121

    Summer Fun is cute!

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  122. 122

    Thanks ffor the great calendars. I like most of them, but the ones that is the nicest is Summer Time, lots of colours, beautiful motives and the most important all put nice together
    !

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  123. 123

    Some great ones again! Thnx!

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    I really liked “just july” BUT the calendar is missing the 31st. Sorry can’t use a bad calendar. OOPS…. the comment on the picture talk about it having 31 days.

    All the calendars are really original and the pictures are GREAT. I’ve switched to firefly.

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  125. 125

    some really great ones, as always! thanx for the share

    I’m just a little sad that the one i loved isn’t available for my desktop dimensions (1280*1024) but i found another cool too :D

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  126. 126

    Great collection :) I await these every month!
    loved “when the day comes”, “cafundo news”, “simple life”, “go green”, “beach”, “summer fun”
    keep up the good work everyone!

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  127. 127

    OMG I Loved Gustav Mahler. one of my favorite composers. Thanks a lot guys.

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  128. 128

    “Room”
    But where are the PSD files the designer mentioned?

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  129. 129

    It’s been so long since I’ve seen something worthy in these selections. I mean, some are good, but nothing outstanding.

    On a side note, no offense, but the person who sent a wallpaper of his/her baby, has nothing to do here. There’s no “smashing” value in that image and it’s not interesting for anybody besides the baby’s family.

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  130. 130

    Cafundó for me this month

    As a resident of the southern hemisphere some wall paper that reflects the season we are experiencing would be nice.

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  131. 131

    Summer Sun looks like the tutorial from Photoshoplady …

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  132. 132

    I chose “Go Green”, thanks!

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  133. 133

    Just July for me :D

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  134. 134

    Some more great designs, as usual. Would have been nice to see some more winter designs in the list as well as the summer ones. Maybe I will have to put in a winter one for August. :-)

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  135. 135

    most of them are nice and it s hard to say which particular one is the best, maybe “rating” is a better way for us to express our feeling…

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  136. 136

    what is up with calendars starting the week with Monday instead of Sunday? i just can’t get used to that, sorry.

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  137. 137

    for me it’s ‘blue plant’, it has to be floating and not with
    that much schnickschnack

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  139. 139

    Hi guys… I certainly appreciate the effort, but unfortunately not the best collection… Next I’ll submit something… Thanks anyway

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  140. 140

    Hai….Its relay great I download few wallpaper for my desktop.
    thanks

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  141. 141

    StiligeCecilie

    July 5, 2009 5:12 am

    I’m using the Deep Sea Diving one :)
    It’s nice!

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    It is the first time I havent found something I like… In past months i couldn’t decide which one to use, but this time I can only give my compliments to a few designers… The rest of the wallpapers are just not the quality I’ve used to see on Smashing Magazine… they are not bad but they are not SMASHING…

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  143. 143

    It’s a shame I have to edit out the flasing red logo every time, it messes up the design. Could it be possible to also offer versions without the logo? :)

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  144. 144

    Thanks for the wallpaper!

    My favorite is Firefly, as I like dark soothing wallpapers for work.

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  145. 145

    I do like them, but other wallpaper post rock more. Thanx a lot thought

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    “Magic Forest” is the only one that I find appealing.

    I can recognize the talent in “When The Day Comes”, though not my cup of tea… the rest aren’t really worthy of being on a design Website in my opinion.

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  147. 147

    Nothing interesting this month!

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  148. 148

    These are all very girly… flowers, fairies, babies, girls…

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  149. 149

    my fav is Summer Dream! gorgous!

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    To: 73. Vanilla Man (June 30th, 2009, 11:46 pm) so nice, but it’s a pity that now ALL of them widescreen only ((
    —————————
    Er, seriously? Most of them have regular sizes, too. I’m seeing lots with 1024×768, etc. And to the rest of the negative people, I question your desire to be so negative. If you don’t like the selection, look somewhere else, or, better yet, make your own. Geesh. These people put a lot of work into their wallpapers, regardless if you like them or not. Try to be polite instead of being jerks.

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  151. 151

    Its cooooooooooooooooooool designs

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  152. 152

    The best certainly is Cafundo! Great theme, guys!

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  153. 153

    Firefly… love it

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  154. 154

    I liked When The Day Comes.

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  155. 155

    Awesome….really love these wallpapers…wish these for all months!

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  156. 156

    Ciesiel is right, I think 2008′s July (which I clicked on by accident) was a better collection.

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  157. 157

    wow.. Awesome….

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  158. 158

    Amazing one ………great calender

    Ismail..

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  159. 159

    Nice. Thx!

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  160. 160

    estan GENIALES

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  161. 161

    Estan GENIALES gracias por las a portaciones

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  162. 162

    han tenido mejores

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  163. 163

    No patience for parents who think everyone needs to see their “beautiful” child. If I wanted a picture of some kid on my desktop, it would have to be one I know.

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  164. 164

    liked cafundo, but I´ll stick with June´s selection…….

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  165. 165

    Nice infos thanks for share:))

    gfxturk.com

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  166. 166

    Wonderful, perfect.

    Very interessant a walkpaper of design by Vicente Van Gogh!

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    Giancarlo Frison

    July 15, 2009 12:40 am

    thirsty-calendar above all!

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  168. 168

    yups……………..Go greennnnnnnn

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  169. 169

    I love them all… good collection…. hoping to see better for aug….

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  170. 170

    i like them

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  171. 171

    “When the Day Comes” makes mah desktop look so purty. Thanks!

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  172. 172

    Collection is just great, congrats!
    the ones that suits my taste the most:

    when the day comes
    summer dream
    magic forest
    simple life
    firefly
    just sentence
    willet birds

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  173. 173

    You guys rock ! Thanks

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  174. 174

    JUST JULY – Very cool, however, i only noticed it now ( end of the month! ) but where it reads ” July ,,is the seventh month… with the length of 31 days”
    Um, True, but the day counter indicates 30 days. I know its a SLIGHT mishap, but I think its these TINY details that make or break designs when dealing with graphics and the content of this website.

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  175. 175

    its awesome work keep doing that !!!

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