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

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 August 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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A Bloom Of Jellyfish

“I love going to aquariums – the colours, patterns and array of blue hues attract the nature lover in me while still appeasing my design eye. One of the highlights is always the jellyfish tanks. They usually have some kind of light show in them, which makes the jellyfish fade from an intense magenta to a deep purple – and it literally tickles me pink. On a recent trip to uShaka Marine World, we discovered that the collective noun for jellyfish is a bloom and, well, it was love-at-first-collective-noun all over again. I’ve used some intense colours to warm up your desktop and hopefully transport you into the depths of your own aquarium.” — Designed by Wonderland Collective from South Africa.

A Bloom Of Jellyfish

Shark Night

“I imagine that I am lying on the beach on a warm summer night looking up at the sky, just thinking and letting my imagination take me away.” — Designed by Maggie Green from the USA.

Shark Night

August Is So Sweet!

“August is here at last and that means - for the most of us - that it’s time for some real vacation! Take your friends and loved ones and enjoy the last month of summer. No matter where you choose to go, don’t forget… watermelons and ice-cream are a-must-have company this time of year!” — Designed by WebOlution from Greece.

August Is So Sweet!

The Ocean Is Waiting

“In August, make sure you swim a lot. Be cautious though.” — Designed by Igor Izhik from Canada.

The Ocean Is Waiting

Lonely Sea

“During a vacation by the Saint Lawrence river, I noticed many animals travelling alone although they historically travel in groups. Among those: sea birds, fish, and sea mammals such as whales. The reason for those lonely trips is most often a lack of sufficient food. This creation is both highly emotional as well as a call to an environmental reality.” — Designed by Audrey Pelletier from Canada.

Lonely Sea

Hot Air Balloons

“I’ve always dreamt of flying, which was also my inspiration for this wallpaper.” — Designed by Cédric Bloem from Belgium.

Hot Air Balloons

Embrace The Small Pleasures!

“I wanted to do a special wallpaper for the people of the Southern Hemisphere!! Lots of kisses for you all” — Designed by Mariana Tavares from Portugal.

Embrace The Small Pleasures!

Boy With Balloon

“Its hot hot hot, that means its time for grazed knees, cider lollies, and BALLOONS!” — Designed by Stripey Pipey from London, UK.

Boy With Balloon

Aunt Toula At The Beach

“A memory from my childhood summer vacations.” — Designed by Poppie Papanastasiou from Greece.

Aunt Toula At The Beach

Team Reunion

“August is the month where many get back to school. While it may be sad to leave the summer fun, going back is a great opportunity to begin a new cycle in our lives. So what better way than getting ready for this than assembling the team for the school year?” — Designed by Maria Keller from Mexico.

Team Reunion

Sunrise Of August - A Ray Of Hope!

“The photograph of the sunrise in the wallpaper and the calendar is clicked by me, which showed me a ray of hope when I was low and struggling in my career.” — Designed by Anukriti Gupta from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Sunrise Of August - A Ray Of Hope!

Saturn Among The Stars

“This summer I have a telescope. Every night I look to the sky and I look into the stars. Fortunately, I can see Saturn.” — Designed by Verónica Valenzuela from Spain.

Saturn Among The Stars

Murder Of Crows

“The inspiration for the Murder Of Crows came from “The Raven” – a poem written by Edgar Allen Poe in January 1845. The Murder Of Crows is part of our ‘Wonderland Collective Noun’ collection. Each month a new interesting collective noun is illustrated, printed and made into a desktop wallpaper.” — Designed by Wonderland Collective from South Africa.

Murder Of Crows

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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