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Olympic Summer - London 2012 Desktop Wallpaper

Web Bureau


26 July 2012 by Web Bureau

At The Web Bureau, we’ve decided to challenge our talented design team to come up with a creative desktop wallpaper calendar each month to represent a particular concept or theme.

This month, our Senior Designer Glenn Drain has stepped up to the challenge.

Olympic Summer Desktop Wallpaper

Glenn has called his wallpaper “Olympic Summer”.

You won’t have to think too hard about where he got the inspiration for his design from, given the daily news updates on the Olympics which begin in London this week and continue into the month of August.

Summarising the creative thinking behind his Olympic design, Glenn said:

“With the rare event of the Olympics being held in Great Britain, I thought I’d mark the occasion by creating a wallpaper celebrating the achievements of British Olympians. Using the London 2012 typeface, I have arranged the lettering to create the shape of the 5 Olympic rings. They contain names of a selection of British Gold medallists and Olympic record holders through the ages”

Glenn’s design has been submitted to Smashing Magazine which runs a monthly wallpaper design competition. Smashing Magazine was founded in September 2006 to deliver useful and innovative information for web designers and web developers.

What do you think of Glenn’s Olympic Summer Design?.... 

Add your comments to our blog, we’d love to hear from you.

Make Olympic Summer Your Wallpaper for August

If you’d like to download Olympic Summer as your desktop wallpaper calendar for the month of August, follow these simple instructions:

1. Click on the link to download the wallpaper - http://www.thewebbureau.com/wallpapers/august-2012-1440x900-twb.jpg

2. Right click on the image and “Set as Background Image”

3. Alternatively save it to your “Pictures” folder on your computer. From here you can right click on the image and “Set as Desktop Background”

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