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Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: August 2008

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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 24 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 which wallpapers have we received for August?

Typography Technopop Link

“I love visually transcribing music, and having recently acquired some great Kraftwerk albums my inspiration ran rampant. The wallpaper is a transcription of Kraftwerk’s song Techno Pop.” Designed by Jonathan Haggard2 from United States.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 20083
  • preview4 (0.6 Mb, jpg)
  • with calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200
  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050

Signalnoise A/V Link

“This is the abstracted idea of globalized television broadcast that came about in the 1940s to 1960s. The multicolored designs are my rendition of audio/video waves mingled with television feedback, which is how I imagine these signals floating above and beyond our planet. Even though they are, ultimately, invisible.” Designed by James White5 from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 20086
  • preview7 (0.2 Mb, jpg)
  • with calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200
  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Dolphins are so 90’s… Link

“For me august equals summer. And what says summer better than the ocean? So i took the colorful theme from our website, threw in some waves, dolphins, cool summer sky and… some halftone patterns and mixed them all in.” Designed by Adaptd.com.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 20088
  • preview9 (0.1 Mb, jpg)
  • with calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200
  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Monster Sushi Link

“Monster Sushi and is a product of procrastination — I came up with this character when I was putting off filling out some very important forms.” Designed by Regina Silva10 from Manila, Philippines.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 200811
  • preview12 (0.1 Mb, jpg)
  • with calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200
  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

August Fruit Link

“One of the things that pop into my mind when thinking about August is fruit – besides summer and warmth. Plus I’ve just discovered the Museo font and I thought it would be perfect for the job.” Designed by Piotr Godek13.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 200814
  • with calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200
  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Night Fire Link

“The inspiration for this wallpaper came from a beautiful night sky and the flames of a bonfire flying up to the sky.” Designed by Henrik Wissing15 from Germany.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 200816
  • preview17 (0.2 Mb, jpg)
  • with calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200
  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

August siberians Link

Available in 12 desktop resolutions — both widescreen and fullscreen. Designed by Vlad Gerasimov18 from Irkutsk, Russia.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 200819

Bird In Hand Link

“I made this image in reaction to what has been a very grey and wet English Summer and also to inject a little color and karma to my day. I hope it does the same for you.” Designed by Scott Jackson33 from UK.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 200834

Water Mellie Link

“She looked at me with that curious expression when I was swimming in my pool one lazy afternoon, thinking “Better not dive in!” While her mind follows the flow of the water, wave by wave. In fact, she was wondering how swimming feels like!” Designed by Athena Emi from Hong Kong.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 200844

Carrio Link

“Carrio has been designed in architectural terms.., like an idea for seatting on!” Designed by Ricardo Guillamondegui54 from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 200855

Refreshing Bubbles Link

“In this wallpapers the summer concept goes directly related to the high temperatures. For this reason I have wanted to dedicate the calendar of August, the warmest month, to the refreshing summers baths. The principal image is of an advertising cut of the 70s.” Designed by Alba Soler69 from Spain.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 200870

Summer Time Link

“I’ve seen this guy several times taking a nap on the grass while I have my lunch in the park (Old Port, Montreal). He seems to be enjoying summer. I wish I could be as relaxed as he is.” Designed by Patricia Montero de Cabana76 from Maracaibo, Venezuela.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 200877

3D Type Link

“I have fresh new wallpapers for you to give away for free this august. I chose autumn-like colors, and the theme is: typo-loving, and art nouveau.” Designed by Sandie Sørensen89 from Denmark..

Smashing Wallpaper - August 200890

Agriculture Link

This wallpaper is based on the photo the designer has taken in a field. Designed by Radek Adamczewski100 from Poland.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 2008101

Augustography Link

“The typography is based on ITC Garamond, and while drawing I just started pulling random stuff, floating in my mind, into the design.” Designed by Arthur Dam111 from the Netherlands.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 2008112

Miscellaneous Days Link

“This version of a monthly calendar is about GTD (“Getting things dropped”) on your desktop: you can use the calendar to drag all the files on your desktop to certain days, when you expect to (hopefully) be working on them. If you didn’t make it – no prob – just drag them to the next day! For the time after August 2008, you can use the wallpaper for weekly “getting things dragged and dropped” on your desktop. It’s easy – and I hope it’s efficient.” Designed by Michael Schmidt118 from Austria.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 2008119

My Fragile World Link

Designed by Maryam Kazerooni124 from US / Iran.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 2008125
  • preview126 (0.1 Mb, jpg)
  • with calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200
  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200
Smashing Wallpaper - August 2008127
  • preview128 (0.1 Mb, jpg)
  • with calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200
  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Geometrical Flower Link

“This design is a big geometrical flower pattern, with each flower made up of smaller abstract patterns. Inspired by Escher and old Japanese Kimono designs; The patterns and abstract lines create a chaotic blossom full of movement.” Designed by Daniel Edmundson129 from Pernambuco/Recife, Brazil.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 2008130
  • preview131 (0.5 Mb, jpg)
  • with calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200
  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Purple Flame Link

“I’ve tried to make an ethereal, minimalistic wallpapaper. No collages or photomanupulation. I really like “relax images” in my workspaces. And I love purple!” Designed by Armando Sotoca132 from Spain.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 2008133
  • preview134 (0.1 Mb, jpg)
  • with calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200
  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Independence Day Of Pakistan Link

“When August comes it remind me of 14th August 1947 when my lovely country Pakistan was came into being. So, I am dedicating this wallpaper to all the lovely people of my country. This wallpaper contains National Monument (Pakistan) which is located in Islamabad.” Designed by Altaf Sayani135 from Pakistan.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 2008136
  • preview137 (0.4 Mb, jpg)
  • with calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200
  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Smashing Poker Link

Designed by Wade Bekker from Cape Town, South Africa.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 2008138
  • preview139 (0.2 Mb, jpg)
  • with calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Burning Sun Link

“August is the month filled with sunlight, yellow and sand, beach. The sun in this wallpaper comes from a mosaic a made for a table.” Designed by Nadeschda Broere140 from Holland.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 2008141
  • preview142 (0.1 Mb, jpg)
  • with calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200
  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Funny Grey Link

“I just wanted to play with nice typography and make a composition for this special month. I chose Elephant – one of the most marvellous fonts I’ve ever seen. Despite of the winter chilly days passing now in Argentina, I just marked out the first day with warm orange for one reason: it’s my birthday. Oh, by the way, the baby girl is my daughter Carmela against pollution and in favour of her plastic rabbit.” Designed by Martin Pruvost from Argentina.

Smashing Wallpaper - August 2008143
  • preview144 (0.2 Mb, jpg)
  • with calendar: 800×600, 1024×768, 1280×960, 1440×900, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200
  • without calendar: 800×600, 1024×768, 1280×960, 1440×900, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Join in next month! Link

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. Hopefully, in August we’ll receive as many entries as in July. Join in next month145 and smashing August, folks!

Footnotes Link

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  2. 2 http://jonathanhaggard.com/
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  1. 1

    Cool wallpapers! Love the ‘Dolphins are so 90’s…’ and ‘Pakistan Independence Day’ ones.

    Cheers Smashing!

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    Really liking the new calendars, it’s great you have so many, you now just need a program like desktoptopia so we can change them everyday!

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  3. 3

    I have to say that I really like Schmidt’s idea, though I usually dislike cluttered desktops. But I just may use this because I use my computer much more than I look up my planner and to-do lists. Thanks :)

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    Marlin Jackson

    July 30, 2008 4:27 am

    Some radical wallpapers I must say and well done to everyone.
    Simply love the ‘Smashing Poker’ one.

    Thanks so much Smashing!

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    Name (required)

    July 30, 2008 4:32 am

    These wallpapers are awesome if you’re of the female persuasion. Oooh, pretty.

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    Thank you guys for you hard work! Great results. Love you {}

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  7. 7

    I’ve heard about Smashing Magazine and the wallpapers. They are really great and I like “Purple Flame”.

    Can’t wait for September….

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    Fouad Masoud

    July 30, 2008 5:07 am

    In love :D

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    These are awesome! I took the dolphin one, which I’m about to set as my desktop, and My Fragile World. :)

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    I like Michael Schmidt’s idea! Very original (at least I haven’t seen it before), simple and maybe powerful (in combination with one of those for putting sticky notes to desktop). Thanx for that, I’m gonna give it a try…

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    I visit this site for a lot of time , but never had the will to post a comment , but on this one ..my god those are BEAUTIFUL WALLPAPERS in true meaning of the word.
    Good job creators and Smashing Magazine.

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  12. 12

    I like them a lot, but somehow I feel l liked the ones for July better.

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  13. 13

    Oh, I just LOVE this posts!

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  14. 14

    I love the Purple Flame one, it looks so elegant..

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  15. 15

    wow, so many pretty wallpapers, I can`t hardly decide …
    but I think I will choose the night fire, love it very much!

    great! thx a lot!

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    I just love it >

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    I love the design by Alba Soler, so much so that I did one back in 2002! http://www.kriegsnet.com/gallery/older/wallpaper/november-calander2002-1600.jpg

    Not saying he ripped my design but seems awefully close.

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    Hi! Thanks for including my Monster Sushi wallpaper! :)

    – Reg
    http://www.wedgienet.net

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    Thx for including my wallpaper!

    Jason K (phirebrush owner maybe? :) ) Woah, seems very similar. Stock photography?

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    thanks for these – fantastic! i look forward to it every month :-)

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  21. 21

    i love monster sushi! thank you!

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  22. 22

    wow! I love this months choices. now I just have to choose one. Thanks for a great b-day present smashing!

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    Michael Schmidt

    July 30, 2008 10:17 am

    Thanks for adding my calendar to the list! I’m pretty excited people like it. Thanks @Danna, @Pepa!

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    ı like that

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    @ Skeku: yep, that is I ;) Yea, I had the image (girl in barrel) from a stock site years ago, but the overall feel seems and such feels a bit close. Oh well.

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    Hi editors
    Many thanks for posting my Water Meillie “Cat” wallpaper!

    ATHENA –

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    The_one_mind

    July 30, 2008 11:20 am

    Спасибо большое! Hello from Rossia!

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    MacarioJames

    July 30, 2008 12:46 pm

    Oh this stuff is awesome. Definitely going to submit some calendar designs.

    I love this magazine.

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  29. 29

    I love “My Fragile World”, and I think that “Smashing Poker” is simply smashing! I’ll be using them as my wallpapers for August.

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    Another awesome selection. Thanks guys!

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    wow these are great once again. You can get so much inspiration from all the different wallpapers. I forgot to submit mine this month. You can get it from here though. Hope you like it.

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  32. 32

    Fantastic job guys!!!!

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  33. 33

    Love the idea behind
    “Miscellaneous Days”

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  34. 34

    “August siberians” wallpaper is very attractive,I live it.

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    I’ve been waiting for weeks. Love the new wallpapers. I went with fragile world. Thanks! Already looking forward to September.

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    its amazing thanks for the calendars

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    i really enjoy of these images, thanks all of you!

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    Gaurav Chandra

    July 31, 2008 12:07 am

    great work.

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    Love the wallpapers. But “summer time” is too small :(

    I really like “burning sun” but the calender is behind my dock.. sadly..
    So I’ll try the siberian.

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    Hey guys,
    Thanks for posting my wallpaper “Smashing Poker”!

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