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Desktop Wallpaper Calendars: April 2015

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

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

This post features free desktop wallpapers created by artists across the globe for April 2015. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded for free. It’s time to freshen up your wallpaper!

You may also want to take a look at the following related wallpaper posts:

Spring

“I love spring and handmade typography.” — Designed by Raluca Dragos from Romania.

Spring

The Perpetual Circle

“The Black Forest, which is beginning right behind our office windows, so we can watch the perpetual circle of nature, when we take a look outside.” — Designed by Nils Kunath from Germany.

The perpetual circle

Spring Fever

“I created that mouse character for a series of illustrations about a poem my mom often told me when I was a child. In that poem the mouse goes on an adventure. Here it is after the adventure, ready for new ones.” — Designed by Anja Sturm from Germany.

Spring Fever

Umbrella Season

“In my neck of the woods, April means a lot of rain, and therefore a lot of umbrellas. I’ve noticed a lot of pretty unique umbrellas out there, especially when I walked to class in college. Happy Umbrella Season!” — Designed by Angelia DiAntonio from Ohio, USA.

Umbrella Season

Abril Lluvias Mil

“We were inspired by the rain and a popular Spanish adage which says: “April a thousand rains” which means a lot of rain in April” — Designed by Colorsfera from Spain.

Abril lluvias mil

Hidden In The Magic Garden

“The magic of spring blended with the excitement for easter where children find hidden chocolate eggs in their garden.” — Designed by Richard Davis from South Africa.

Hidden in the Magic Garden

Spring Rain

“Even the rain is beautiful during spring!” — Designed by Zlatina Petrova from Bulgaria.

Spring Rain

Citrus Passion

Designed by Nathalie Ouederni from France.

Citrus Passion

Bee In April

Designed by Iquadart from Belarus.

Bee in April

Don’t Be Shy

“Just a little bit of inspiration for the month. Don’t be shy, follow your dreams.” — Designed by Diane from South Africa.

Don't be shy

Time For Coffee

Designed by Julia Versinina from Chicago, USA.

Time for coffee

Men At Work

Designed by Elise Vanoorbeek (Doud Design) from Belgium.

Men At Work

A Spring Bike Ride

“All I want to do right now is ride my bike around, smell the fresh air and pick some wildflowers. Unfortunately, Spring hasn’t quite hit us here in Chicago yet, so I have to be content illustrating it instead…” — Designed by Mandy Fischer from Chicago, USA.

A Spring Bike Ride

A Time For Reflection

“‘We’re all equal before a wave.’ - Laird Hamilton.” — Designed by Shawna Armstrong from the United States.

A Time for Reflection

Bengali New Year

Designed by Saket Jajodia from India.

Bengali New Year

Blooming Earth

“The Earth Day that is an important day for the people, wherever they are on earth. It is important not to forget our home - we have to protect it every day. Let us consider a challenge to plant at least one tree every month, and after 10 years we will have our orchard on earth :)” — Designed by Corina Moscu from Romania, Bucharest.

 Blooming earth

A Magnificent World

“April is Autism Awareness Month, although there’s never a bad time to make autism awareness art. There’s no denying that it creates a lot of struggles for those who are on the spectrum (those with autism, Asperger Syndrome, etc), but some people find that it adds a lot to their lives as well. Those on the spectrum get absorbed in things — whether circles or flying, animals or strip malls — and see magic and wonder in them that others don’t. So I wanted to use a quote which, I feel, captures that side of autism. For more info on autism, check out Autism Speaks or Autism Society.” — Designed by Rebecca Coleman from the United States.

A Magnificent World

They Told Her To Go To Sleep

“They told her to go to sleep, -Just a few pages more - she answered. And as every night, she watched the sunrise.” — Designed by Verónica Valenzuela from Spain.

They told her to go to sleep.

Don’t Forget To Prank Those You Love!

Designed by Design19 from Romania.

Don’t Forget To Prank Those You Love!

Shakespeare’s Birthday

“April 23 sees the anniversary of William Shakespeare’s Birthday, arguably the finest writer England has ever produced. Here’s a jolly little wallpaper featuring some of his most famous quotes.” — Designed by Daniel Rooms from England.

Shakespeare's Birthday

Join In Next Month!

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

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

What’s Your Favorite?

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

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