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Good Vibes And Summer Dreams: Joyful Wallpapers For Your Desktop (June 2017 Edition)

Where do you seek inspiration? In the bright colors that nature is showing at this time of year? A conversation with a friend maybe? Or a journey you recently went on? Well, we also might have something for you: Our monthly desktop wallpapers post is an opportunity to refuel your creative battery and get a little in-between inspiration shot — since nine years already. Each month, artists and designers from across the globe challenge their creative skills to create inspiring, unique, and simply beautiful wallpapers for you to indulge in. Wallpapers that are a bit more distinctive as the usual crowd and that’ll, hopefully, cater for some fresh ideas.

Each month, artists and designers from across the globe challenge their creative skills to create inspiring, unique, and simply beautiful wallpapers for you to indulge in. Wallpapers that are a bit more distinctive as the usual crowd and that’ll, hopefully, cater for some fresh ideas.

Bound to bring some good vibes to your desktop, this post features their artworks for June 2017. All wallpapers come in versions with and without a calendar and can be downloaded for free. Enjoy!

Please note that:

  • All images can be clicked on and lead to the preview of the wallpaper,
  • You can feature your work in our magazine by taking part in our Desktop Wallpaper Calendars series. We are regularly looking for creative designers and artists to be featured on Smashing Magazine. Are you one of them?

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Midsummer Night’s Dream

“The summer solstice in the northern hemisphere is nigh. Every June 21 we celebrate the longest day of the year and, very often, end up dancing like pagans. Being landlocked, we here in Serbia can only dream about tidal waves and having fun at the beach. What will your Midsummer Night’s Dream be?” — Designed by PopArt Studio from Serbia.

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Deep Dive

“Summer rains, sunny days and a whole month to enjoy. Dive deep inside your passions and let them guide you.” — Designed by Ana Masnikosa from Belgrade, Serbia.

Deep Dive

Yoga Is A Light, Which Once Lit, Will Never Dim

“You cannot always control what goes on outside… you can always control what goes on inside… Breathe free, live and let your body feel the vibrations and positiveness that you possess inside you. Yoga can rejuvenate and refresh you and ensure that you are on the journey from self to the self. Happy International Yoga Day!” — Designed by Acodez IT Solutions from India.

Yoga Is A Light, Which Once Lit, Will Never Dim

Flower Of Adversity

“Summers at home remind me of the beautiful flowers that bloom in my yard, one of them being Tiger Lilies. The vibrant colors of these flowers can bring joy and make anybody smile. I wanted to create a wallpaper that reminds me of my favorite part of summer.” — Designed by Samantha Costa from New York.

Flower Of Adversity

Time For Some Ice Cream!

“There’s no better way to rejoice summer, other than by having some ice cream. So what’s your favorite flavor?” — Designed by Latifah Mat Nen from Malaysia.

Time For Some Ice Cream!

Merry-go-round

Designed by Xenia Latii from Germany.

Merry-go-round

Getting Better Everyday

“The eternal forward motion to get better and excel.” — Designed by Zachary Johnson-Medland from the United States.

Getting Better Everyday

Solstice Sunset

“June 21 marks the longest day of the year for the Northern Hemisphere - and sunsets like these will be getting earlier and earlier after that!” — Designed by James Mitchell from the United Kingdom.

Solstice Sunset

Nine Lives!

“I grew up with cats around (and drawing them all the time). They are so funny… one moment they are being funny, the next they are reserved. If you have place in your life for a pet, adopt one today!” — Designed by Karen Frolo from the United States.

Nine Lives!

Summer Nights

“With June, one of the most anticipated moments of the year arrives: the entrance of summer, which, in general, is the time preferred by all. It means rest, holidays, beach and pool… Although we like all that, we love the starry nights. Those moments in which it seems that time stops and you can spend hours and hours just looking at infinity.” — Designed by Verónica Valenzuela from Spain.

Summer Nights

Happy Birthday, Norton!

“It’s Norton Juster’s birthday on the 2nd of June! Norton is the author of one of my favourite books, ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’. This wallpaper includes an inspirational quote from the book to motivate you this June.” — Designed by Safia Begum from the United Kingdom.

Happy Birthday, Norton!

Flamingood Vibes Only

“I love flamingos! They give me a happy feeling that I want to share with the world.” — Designed by Melissa Bogemans from Belgium.

Flamingood Vibes Only

Mountains

“I spent two summers out in Colorado and loved looking out in the mountain range. I love the shape of the jagged rocks!” — Designed by Dedra Congdon from America.

Mountains

Four Friends

Designed by Doud - Elise Vanoorbeek from Belgium.

Four Friends

Plant For The Future

“June is a time for flowers and the bugs that love them. Pollinators like bees, butterflies, and moths all need habitats where they can find food, water, and shelter. These insects are in decline across the world, but are critical to fertilizing crops and maintaining biodiversity. A new practice among farmers who are installing solar energy is to plant pollinator-friendly flowers underneath the panels. This helps boost crop production, but it’s also just a little more intelligent and generous — a couple things we all could grow a little more of.” — Designed by The Hannon Group from Washington D.C.

Plant For The Future

Sailors Quote

“The beginning of summer reminds me of being on the sea, so I created this wallpaper with an inspirational quote about being on the sea. While the colors are not vibrant or exciting, the colors I chose for this design are calming and soothing and go along nicely with the quote.” — Designed by Stephanie Mendez from the United States.

Sailors Quote

Window Of Opportunity

“‘Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better,’ A.E.” — Designed by Antun Hiršman from Croatia.

Window Of Opportunity

Ordinary Is Interesting

“I find it amusing to use ordinary objects as inspiration, hence this wallpaper portrays precisely that.” — Designed by Teodor Dovichinski from Macedonia.

Ordinary Is Interesting

Urban Yogic Life

“The month shares a vital significance as the International Yoga Day falls on June 21st. The beautiful design depicted, brings into limelight the value and aura of the expression. Since we are in a hub of restlessness – an edgy world that longs for a mere breathing moment, it is quite essential to portray and henceforth bring back this art form from the pages of the past. Being a lifestyle choice and a way of exploring oneself, one could say yoga is simply synonymous with tranquility and sound breathing. It is a perspiring practice that evokes inner bliss and nudges us to see the world through a different lens. Hence the image is a collaboration of lifestyle and yoga — the urban yoga — a necessity, much more than just a way.” — Designed by Sweans from India.

Urban Yogic Life

Hello Winter!

Designed by Tazi Design from Australia.

Hello Winter!

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.