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Desktop Wallpaper Calendars: April 2016

Since eight years, we start into the new month with a collection of desktop wallpapers — the best way to fuel some fresh inspiration, as we find. And it’s not any different this time around. Designers and artists from across the globe shared their creations with us for April 2016. The result is a collection of desktop wallpapers with a unique mix of ideas and styles, eye candy that is bound to cater for new idea sparks. We are very thankful to everyone who has contributed to this challenge and who keeps the steady stream of wallpapers flowing by sharing their artworks each month anew. The wallpapers all come in versions with and without a calendar and can be downloaded for free. It’s time to get your desktop ready for spring!

Since eight years, we start into the new month with a collection of desktop wallpapers — the best way to fuel some fresh inspiration, as we find. And it’s not any different this time around. Designers and artists from across the globe shared their creations with us for April 2016. The result is a collection of desktop wallpapers with a unique mix of ideas and styles, eye candy that is bound to cater for new idea sparks.

We are very thankful to everyone who has contributed to this challenge and who keeps the steady stream of wallpapers flowing by sharing their artworks each month anew. The wallpapers all come in versions with and without a calendar and can be downloaded for free. It’s time to get your desktop ready for spring!

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Ready For April…

“It is very common that it rains in April. This year, I am not sure… But whatever… we are just prepared!” — Designed by Verónica Valenzuela from Spain.

Ready For April…

Springing

“It’s spring already, my favourite season! You can smell it, you can see it, you can feel it in the air. Trees blossom, the grass is smiling at the sun, everything is so eager to show itself.” — Designed by Vane Kosturanov from Macedonia.

Springing

Rainy Day

Designed by Xenia Latii from Berlin, Germany.

Rainy Day

Spring Foliage

Designed by Nathalie Ouederni from France.

Spring Foliage

Sunny City

“April is always the month which brings sun to the city, so I thought it could be a great idea for a wallpaper theme.” — Designed by Paulina Szczepańska from Poland.

Sunny City

Spring Infographics

“Spring comes for everyone, for big and for small. How spring is arranged? I suggest us to understand this question.” — Designed by Ilya Denisenko from Russia.

Spring Infographics

Spring Colors

“‘The beautiful spring came, and when nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.’ — Harriet Ann Jacobs” — Designed by Dipanjan Karmakar from India.

Spring Colors

Playful Alien

“Everything would be more fun if a little alien had the controllers.” — Designed by Maria Keller from Mexico.

Playful Alien

Let’s Travel!

“In April 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first traveler who had a round trip to outer space. Guys, let’s travel more!” — Designed by Igor Izhik from Canada.

Let’s Travel!

Cherry Blossoms

“Seeing the cherry blossoms bloom every year has become one of my favorite parts of spring in Washington, D.C. I took this photo at the Tidal Basin in 2014, my first year in D.C.” — Designed by Bekah Richards from Washington, D.C.

Cherry Blossoms

Without The Rain There Would Be No Rainbows

“I love April showers and the spring blooms they bring!” — Designed by Denise Johnson from Chicago.

Without The Rain There Would Be No Rainbows.

Flowers And Music

“Spring will come and so will happiness.” — Designed by Suman Sil from India.

Flowers And Music

Flashing Lights

Designed by Monia Gabhi from Canada.

Flashing Lights

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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