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Desktop Wallpaper Calendars: September 2015

As designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration, but, well, sometimes the best inspiration lies right in front of us. With that in mind, we embarked on a special creativity mission seven years ago: to provide you with inspiring and unique desktop wallpapers every month. Wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd and that are bound to fuel your ideas. We are very thankful to all artists and designers who have contributed and are still diligently contributing to this mission, who challenge their artistic abilities each month anew to keep the steady stream of wallpapers flowing. This post features their artwork for September 2015. Both versions with and without a calendar can be downloaded for free. It’s time to freshen up your desktop!

As designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration, but, well, sometimes the best inspiration lies right in front of us. With that in mind, we embarked on a special creativity mission seven years ago: to provide you with inspiring and unique desktop wallpapers every month. Wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd and that are bound to fuel your ideas.

We are very thankful to all artists and designers who have contributed and are still diligently contributing to this mission, who challenge their artistic abilities each month anew to keep the steady stream of wallpapers flowing. This post features their artwork for September 2015. Both versions with and without a calendar can be downloaded for free. It’s time to freshen up your desktop!

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Listen Closer… The Mushrooms Are Growing…

“It’s this time of the year when children go to school and grown-ups go to collect mushrooms.” — Designed by Igor Izhik from Canada.

Listen Closer… The Mushrooms Are Growing…

Early Autumn

“September is usually considered as early autumn so I decided to draw some trees and leaves. However, nobody likes that summer is coming to an end, that’s why I kept summerish colours and style.” — Designed by Kat Gluszek from Germany.

Early Autumn

Take A Smashing Vacation

“As summer winds down, September is the perfect month to steal away on one last vacation before the holiday hustle begins. Take the vacation, it’s a good plan.” — Designed by Chelsea Larsson from the United States.

Take A Smashing Vacation

Long Live Summer

“While September’s Autumnal Equinox (on September 23, 2015) technically signifies the end of the summer season, this wallpaper is for all those summer lovers, like me, who don’t want the sunshine, warm weather and lazy days to end.” — Designed by Vicki Grunewald from Washington.

Long Live Summer

It’s September But I Can Still Ride The Waves

“Summer seems to be over… but the weather is still warm and we definitely can enjoy the sea for a little longer. So… lets go and ride the waves! Are you coming?” — Designed by WebOlution from Greece.

It’s September But I Can Still Ride The Waves

Viva Mexico

“This month is the independence of my country and I thought what a better way to celebrate it than showcase the world the beauty of my country,” — Designed by Maria Keller from Mexico.

Viva Mexico

100 Years Of The WI In The UK

“Celebrating 100 years of the WI, now the UK’s largest voluntary women’s organisation, offering all kinds of opportunities to all ages of women.” — Designed by Oculus from England.

100 Years Of The WI In The UK

Happy Back To School!

“I love summer, but I understand that it has to finish… So, I am thinking of the next season and, like every September, it’s the moment to say ‘hello’ to school!” — Designed by Verónica Valenzuela from Spain.

Happy Back To School!

Record Of Strings

Designed by Cédric Bloem from Belgium.

Record Of Strings

Back To School. Back To Books.

Designed by Monia Gabhi from Canada.

Back To School. Back To Books.

Real Life Is Overrated

“Drawing and creating art is all about escaping the real world for a while and creating your own ‘happy place’” — Designed by Diane from South Africa.

Real Life Is Overrated

Stipa Tenuifolia

“Stipa Tenuifolia is also called ponytails. With late summer sun in backlight, this plant shows amazing curves. I like to mix it with Bezier curves.” — Designed by Philippe Brouard from France.

Stipa Tenuifolia

September, The Start Of Many Things

“September has always reminded of school and the start of the fall season. I wanted to mix both subjects into one composition. One being a distraction to the other with a message that everything will be OK! Take your time and don’t get too stressed out.” — Designed by Rob Ernest from Virginia.

September, The Start Of Many Things

Get Set, Enjoy!

“This is my most happiest moment with my family, and photo captured with sunshine behind the dragon. :)” — Designed by Manish Jinwal from India.

Get Set Enjoy!

Goodbye Summer!

“September marks the last month of the summer. It is at this time of the year that we say goodbye to the sun and the beach!” — Designed by Serge Samoylenko from the United States.

Goodbye Summer!

Lunar Eclipse

“A total lunar eclipse will take place on September 28th.” — Designed by shetani from Germany.

Lunar Eclipse

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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