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Desktop Wallpaper Calendars: May 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 May 2015. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded for free. It’s time to freshen up your wallpaper!

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Cruel Life

Designed by Elise Vanoorbeek (Doud Design) from Belgium.

Cruel Life

Welcome May With An Ice Cream!

“May is the last month of spring, the weather is getting hotter everyday and it starts to feel almost like summer… So, the best thing to cool ourselves and bring summer closer is to… welcome May with an ice cream!” — Designed by WebOlution from Greece.

Welcome May With An Ice Cream!

Are You Experienced?

“Are You Experienced, the debut studio album by the Jimi Hendrix Experience was released in May 1967. This was my inspiration to design the wallpaper.” — Designed by Marcelo Henrique from Brasil.

Are You Experienced?

May The Force Be With You

“Yoda is my favorite Star Wars character and “may” has funny double meaning.” — Designed by Antun Hirsman from Croatia.

May The Force Be With You

MAYbe A Ride?

Designed by Iquadart from Belarus.

MAYbe A Ride?

Ship Ahoy

“This design is inspired by the elegance and glamour of the art deco age. It celebrates the 175 years of Cunard shipping, the most famous cruise line of them all.” — Designed by Oculus from England.

Ship Ahoy

May Is Here!

Designed by Nathalie Ouederni from France.

May Is Here!

Field Wild Flowers

“Springtime festival celebrated with May blossoms.” — Designed by Richard George Davis from South Africa.

Field Wild Flowers

Enjoy May!

“Springtime, especially Maytime is my favorite time of the year. And I like Popsicles - so it’s obvious isn’t it?” — Designed by Steffen Weiß from Germany.

Enjoy May!

Make A Wish

Designed by Julia Versinina from Chicago, USA.

Make A Wish

A Flying Donkey

“Maybe sometimes we have seen a black cloud, but certainly a flying donkey has covered it…” — Designed by Verónica Valenzuela from Spain.

A Flying Donkey

Imagine

“Each month, one word helps me keep my creative juices flowing.” — Designed by Bill Mead from the United States.

Imagine

A Mom’s Hug

“‘What is a mom but the sunshine of our days and the north star of our nights?’ — Robert Brault” — Designed by Corina Moscu from Romania, Bucharest.

A Mom’s Hug

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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