The Before Dusk Windows Desktop

The Before Dusk Windows Desktop

Flickr user Sparsic wanted a minimal desktop, but one that also allowed him a wallpaper with rich colour and gorgeous scenery. This was the result — a stylised taskbar, the time and date on the side, music player controls on the desktop, and a stunning wallpaper make this minimal desktop clean and attractive.

Want the same look for your Windows 7 desktop? It’s not difficult and doesn’t require too many components:

That’s all there is to it! You can drop by Sparsic’s Flickr page to ask your questions or let him know how good his desktop looks. And check out our guide to using Rainmeter if you need help getting started.

Zen [Flickr]


  • Hi Lifehacker guys, is it possible to get a really nice integrated and rainmeter themed desktop for a portrait 16:9 monitor?

    maybe even a few themes for portrait usage?


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