The Long Road Desktop

The Long Road Desktop

Flickr user plasticniki‘s desktop is informative and elegant, and combines gorgeous perspective on the wallpaper image with flat icon graphics and monotype fonts to create a sharp-looking HUD that won’t get in the way of her work.

The best part of this desktop is that it doesn’t take a lot of effort or a bunch of custom themes and packs that require delicate tweaking to set up. If you want to give your Windows system the same look, here’s what you’ll need:

If you need help getting all of the components to look just right, head over to tutorial on setting up Rainmeter to get started. If you have a Mac or are running Linux, you can approximate some of the same effects using GeekTool or Conky, respectively, but not everything.

Desktop [Flickr]

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