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Fantastic Wallpapers That Will Blow Your Desktop Away

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We love desktop wallpapers. And we love beautiful ones most. And although we monthly publish desktop wallpapers of our readers (desktop wallpaper calendar feature), we thought that it would be nice to provide our contributors with some fresh inspiration and our readers with some nice wallpaper update for a lousy Monday.

The wallpapers for this post were selected over a long period of time; they cover mainly nature, abstract and digital art (further collections will be coming if you are interested). We’ve tried to pick only the most beautiful ones and hopefully you won’t be disappointed.

Below we present a showcase of over 50 fantastic wallpapers that will blow your desktop away. Most of them are in HD and will make your desktop look as nifty as it is possible. Because the resolutions are so high, if one doesn’t fit your screen, use your favorite image editor to refine its dimensions.

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Bird on a branch. Available in various widescreen, fullscreen, HDTV and dualscreen resolutions.

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Patrick Gunderson’s abstract artworks
Available in 1920×1080.

Etude
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Unbrella Sky
1024×768, 1280×800, 1280×1024, 1440×900

Glacier Sunrise
Available in various full screen and wide screen resolutions – 1280×800, 1440×900, 1680×1050 and 1920×1200.

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The Dancing Nebula
1920×1200px.

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Colors and An Animal
Available in various fullscreen resolutions.

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Guara
Available in 1920×1200, 2560×1600

Strukt
Available in 1024×640, 2560×1600

Serenity
Available in 1440×900.

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De La Haut
Available in various fullscreen resolutions.

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Creamy Sky
Available in various widescreen, fullscreen, HDTV and dualscreen resolutions.

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Chameleon
Available in various widescreen and fullscreen resolutions.

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something like an astronomer

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MacBook Pro
Available in various widescreen, fullscreen, HDTV and dualscreen resolutions.

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Bello Nebula
Available in the resolution 1920×1200.

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La Solitudine
Available in the resolution 1680×1050.

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Super Silo
Available in various resolutions – widescreen, fullscreen and iPhone.

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For A Thousand Years
Available in 1280×1024, 1440×900, 1680×1050.

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Dreamer
A beautiful wallpaper created by Henrik Newstream, available in various full screen resolutions.

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Equidistant
Available in the resolutions 1280×1024, 1440×900, 1680×1050, 1900×1200 and in the iPhone-version.

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Nova
Available in the resolution 1920×1200.

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Eifel Tower
Available in the resolution 1600×1200.

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Ee Venn’s wallpaper
Available in various resolutions – widescreen, fullscreen and iPhone.

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Bokeh
Available in Dual & Single Display Screens (Wide/Full Screen)

Vladstudio’s wallpapers
Available in various fullscreen resolutions – 1280×1024, 1400×1050, 1600×1200.

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Cosmic Apple
Available in various wide screen resolutions – 1280×800, 1440×900, 1680×1050 and 1920×1200.

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Let if fly
Available in various full screen and wide screen resolutions – 1280×800, 1440×900, 1680×1050 and 1920×1200.

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Swan
Available resolutions: 1440×900, 1680×1050 and 1920×1200.

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Phalanx
Available in various full screen and wide screen resolutions – 1280×800, 1440×900, 1680×1050 and 1920×1200.

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Autumn
Available in various full screen and wide screen resolutions – 1280×800, 1440×900, 1680×1050 and 1920×1200.

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Chasing Dreams
Available in 1920×1080.

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It’s Magic
Available in 1440×900, 1600×1200, 1680×1050 and 1920×1200.

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Influx
Available in resolutions 1280×1024, 1920×1200 and 2560×1600.

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All Falls Down
Available in resolutions 1280×800, 1440×900, 1680×1050 and 1920×1200.

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Distorted 7 HD Wallpaper
Available in 1680×1050

Rooster’s Ranch
Available in 1440×900, designed by Andrea Andrade.

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Electricmanja
Available in the resolutions 1024×768, 1280×800, 1280×1024, 1440×900, 1680×1050, 1920×1200 and in the iPhone version.

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Photons
Available in various themes in resolutions 1280×1024, 1600×1200, 1920×1200.

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Korean Star Paper
Available in the resolution 1920×1200.

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a flower
Available in various resolutions 1600×1200 and 1920×1200.

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The End, The Tsunami
Available in 1440×900, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

depthCore Heist
Available in various resolutions – widescreen, fullscreen and iPhone.

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Twizted
Available in the resolution 2560×1600.

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In a Whisper
Available in 1280×800

Fritrix
Available in 1280×1224, 1680×1050, 2600×1300

Gone Clubbing
Available in various resolutions: 1920×1200, 1680×1050, 1440×900, 1280×800, but also fullscreen, HDTV and Mobile versions are available.

Route 66
1920×1200

The Dope Show
Available in 1680×1050 (up to)

Yellow Silk
Available in 1680×1050.

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The Lich King (Warcraft)
HD — 1900×1200

Diablo3
1024×768, 1280×960, 1280×1024, 1280×720, 1280×800, 1440×900, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1080, 1920×1200

Bulls on Parade
1100×778, 1920×1200, 1680×1050, 1280×1024, 1280×800, 1024×768

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Videogames Remakes Wallpapers
The French designer

Mikaël Aguirre designs remakes of legendary video games such as Mario, Sonic, Gunstar Heroes and others. The wallpaper dimensions are up to 5000×2800 for printing. Incredible pieces of art.

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  1. 1

    Beautiful collection!

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    Many of the wallpapers miss one criteria for a good wallpaper… you can’t see your icons on it.

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    For more awesome wallpapers check out http://WallpaperStock.net and http://Wallpapers.NET

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  4. 4

    Mann ist diese Site kitschig geworden … ich dachte, es wäre ein “Bug”, ist aber anscheinend ein “Feature”

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  5. 5

    Really great collection you’ve put together :) thanks for this

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    These are fantastic!

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    You may change these superlative titles at least when you only present kitsch … “amazing” ?

    I am just amazed about your editorial decisions in the last couple of weeks, are you looking for readers other than designers, may be Tokyo Hotel Fans?

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  8. 8

    mostly rubbish!

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    Blog design Lab

    May 11, 2009 12:49 am

    Awesome ! Thanks ;-)

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  10. 10

    Thanks. Its about time to change wallpaper

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  11. 11

    Wow, some really gorgeous examples here! I’m always on the lookout for new wallpapers and this definitely sets me up for the next few weeks!

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    wow my desktop already blows when I used one of them. thank you for sharing

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  13. 13

    Pretty nice collection! :)

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  14. 14

    Hmm sorry.. Most of the time not my style. Gonna stick to the calendar wallpapers.

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  15. 15

    Great wallpapers & great post! Thank you for sharing these jewels!

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    Niels Matthijs

    May 11, 2009 2:41 am

    Not really my kind of thing, but I was wondering about those Apple/Win desktops in there. No way they were chosen because they are “amazing”. You have to be a pretty brainless Apple/Mac zealot to put one of those on your desktop

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  17. 17

    awesome…thanks

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  18. 18

    Awesome!

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  19. 19

    Fantastic?
    Good, maybe cool, artistic….but none of ’em are really fan-tas-tic!

    I’m suspecting SM from using these superlatives on purpose to get more comments…and it’s working well, I suppose ;)

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  20. 20

    Some of them are really stunning.
    But when I read something like “fantastic wallpapers that will blow your desktop away” I’m expecting something more than this collection -__-

    FYI: First visual container between headline and teasertext don’t work on Firefox Mac.

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  21. 21

    god there’s really too much kitsch in the world. why do people keep wasting their talents.

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  22. 22

    ugly.

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  23. 23

    very nice collection…

    thank you

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  24. 24

    Desktop wallpapers are hard to please people with especially when there’s 100000 places on the web for them. If you aren’t using InterfaceLift for your backgrounds then you should look into it.

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  25. 25

    great selection, thanks!

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    I’m bored

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    I have created a few wallpapers too. See them here

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  28. 28

    Well these are pretty awesome! I’m definitely a fan of about half those! :D

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    Thank you!!! These are great!

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    Sanchit Thakur

    May 11, 2009 6:18 am

    Some really good ones.. Great!

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