2013 Year in Review: Designer Desktops

Twelve more months equals twelve new Designer Desktops to add to our ever-growing arsenal of wallpaper awesomeness. These inspiring wallpapers were designed by some of our very favorite artists and designers and we take a stroll back to remember the lot. If you missed any of them, download them now!

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2013 Year in Review: Designer Desktops

January 2013 by Lisa Congdon: “Design is where science & art break even.” –Robin Matthew \\\ DOWNLOAD

February 2013 by Wesley Bird: “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight and no vision.” –Helen Keller \\\ DOWNLOAD

March 2013 by Julie Pinzur: “Just because something looks good doesn’t mean it’s useful. And just because something is useful does not make it beautiful.” –Joshua Brewer \\\ DOWNLOAD

April 2013 by Matt Lyon: “Design is not a style, it’s an attitude.” – Massimo and Lella Vignelli \\\ DOWNLOAD

May 2013 by Chris Piascik: “Art is never finished, only abandoned” – a quote attributed to Leonardo Da Vinci \\\ DOWNLOAD

June 2013 by Rachelle Dunn: ”Instead of searching for inspiration, how about you search out someone to inspire.” –Tony Kim \\\ DOWNLOAD

July 2013 by Tobias Hall: “Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.” –Napoleon \\\ DOWNLOAD

August 2013 by Jethro Wilson: “Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes \\\ DOWNLOAD

September 2013 by Sara Jensen: “The sharpness of the sword is not in the edge of the blade but in the hand of the warrior.” -Martin Aquino \\\ DOWNLOAD

October 2013 by Yoni Alter: “Always do the right thing.” -Da Mayor from the movie Do The Right Thing \\\ DOWNLOAD

November 2013 by Bethany Baker: “A day without laughter is a day wasted.” -Charlie Chaplin \\\ DOWNLOAD

December 2013 by Julie Green of Up Up Creative: “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe \\\ DOWNLOAD

Caroline Williamson is Editor-in-Chief of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.