Visual Swirl and Emma Looney are proud to present the eighth installment of your Desktop Wallpaper Calendars for 2010. August’s calendar is another beautiful example of the work of graphic designer, Emma Looney. Keep reading for a little insight from Emma about this month’s design.



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About the Design

The summer weather has been hotter than hot, but nothing distracts me more than imagining myself on the sand, listening to crashing waves and feeling the sea-salty breeze. The beach lends an endless amount of inspiration, from tropical hues to grungy sand textures. Here, I used a combination of water texture and bright, summery tones (a color palette I borrowed from design blog Design Sponge ) to create a fun and relaxed design.

The type featured is the ever lovely Archer.

I hope you enjoy this nautically inspired wallpaper calendar for August!

About the Designer

This wallpaper was designed by Emma Looney, a freelance graphic designer who is passionate about typography, print design and branding. Follow her on Twitter.

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