The Lonely Rock Desktop

Reader FewCents created this beautiful desktop. It’s easy on the eyes when nothing’s going on, and has plenty of room to work, with its widgets off to the sides. Here’s what you’ll need to set it up.

The Brights Home Screen

If you use the space on your phone properly, you can get by with just one home screen. That’s what My Color Screen user duotoned was going for with this look that puts everything you need on a single screen.

The Simple Stripe Desktop

Mac: Sometimes widgets and toolbars are where it’s at, and other times simplicity is more conducive to getting things done. Reader Josh submitted this desktop and we love it. Simple, open, but still personal. Here’s how he set it up.

The Outbreak Home Screen

Android: We’ve had some fun with My Color Screen recently after the launch of Themer. Today, we’re going back to our roots with the Outbreak home screen from Deviant Art user revestianieorange.

WikiWand Overhauls Wikipedia, Makes It Easier To Browse

Chrome: Wikipedia has a decidedly simple appearance. If you want to spice things up a bit, WikiWand is a Chrome extension that overhauls the entire interface.

Weekly Wallpaper: See Clearly With These Gorgeous Glass Images

Glass and photography are the oldest of friends — point a camera at some glass and you can get some stunning imagery. Decorate your desktop with some of these excellent glass wallpapers.

The Clear Skies Desktop

Ami Banerji’s Linux desktop is clean, simple and open. What it gives up in widgets it gets back in simplicity — and that’s a good thing. Here’s how to get the same look for your computer.

Weekly Wallpaper: Enjoy Some Fine Art From The Met

This week, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York put 400,000 high-resolution images from its collection up for download. To give you a taste, we decided to show off a few of our favourite wallpaper-friendly pictures for your desktop.

How To Customise The Look And Functionality Of Mac OS X

People often write off OS X as a restricted, uncustomisable operating system. But if you know where to look, you can change a lot about how your Mac looks and works. Here’s how to do it.

The Big Red Desktop

Sometimes simple is the best way to go. While a lot of our featured desktops offer attractive wallpapers and well-placed skins, this one takes a simple motif and runs with it. It only displays the most basic information, and that’s all DeviantArt user sharmander3 needs. here’s how it’s all set up.