january d*s desktop calendar: julia rothman!

it’s january and that means it’s time for a new d*s desktop calendar! this month’s design comes from one of my favorite artists, julia rothman. julia was kind enough to create two versions of her illustration for us, one with a calendar and one without. you can download both sizes (with and without a calendar) RIGHT HERE. thank you to julia for creating this month’s design!

  1. Flannery says:

    What a pretty winter scene!

  2. Heather says:

    These calendars are becoming a monthly treat for me! This one captures the long January “blues” perfectly.

  3. Andrea M says:

    Love it! I’ve been refreshing the D*S site all morning waiting for this. Thank you!

  4. liz says:


    Agree with Heather – such a treat!

    Thanks, Grace. Thanks, Julia!

  5. michelle/nft says:

    This is beautiful! Thanks so much & happy 2010!

  6. Hannah says:

    Amazing illo! Thanks so much :)

  7. amya says:

    I LOVE this calendar! Go Julia!

  8. sheila says:

    oh my word. drool. this is fab. i love the trees and their shadows, the snowflakey sky, and the little footprints creating the year in the snow and walking off down the hill. cheers!

  9. Hilary says:

    love it love it love it.

    thank you julia and d*s!

  10. Diane Korb says:

    Thank you d*s and thank you Julia! Very pretty & functional too. -d

  11. Alexandra says:

    Love the illustration; thank-you! It would be so fun to have unique icons to download too :)

  12. victoria says:

    gorgeous, julia!! thanks to you both! :)

  13. amy o'Kane says:

    those pretty, whispery trees make me want to stand up straighter and take a deep breath. lovely!

  14. Hege says:

    beatiful illustration!

  15. Leila says:

    This one’s my favorite so far!!!

  16. Katherine says:

    This fantastic! Thank you so much :)

  17. Adina says:

    Almost eerie, and completely January!

  18. absolutely love the linework!!!

  19. ehalvey says:

    LOVE the way the trees look like feathers!

  20. Liz says:

    Not only does this look great on my desktop, it prompted me to tidy away all those loose files so I could enjoy the artwork! It’s a gift of art, and a gift of tidy, all in one lovely package :-)

  21. Suzanne says:

    This one is my favorite as well.

    THANKS FOR COMING BACK D*S! I missed you!

  22. Reanna says:

    AWESOME! I usually make my own, but heck these are all so nice.

  23. unitb612 says:

    downloaded Deanne Cheuk’s wallpaper in dark!

  24. Chris says:

    I am in love with this one! January Perfection! Thanks!

  25. Debra says:

    I love all of those calenders.

  26. Freck says:

    Wow, she’s incredibly talented. I love her site!!

  27. MaeMae says:

    mmmmm! these make me so happy!

  28. Perfect! Just the type of thing my eye goes straight too!

  29. Stormist says:

    Thank you so much for the wallpaper/calendars! They are all just splendid!

  30. Inimitable style. Very beautiful, indeed. Love the dreamlike and almost childishly simple quality of the artwork. The calendar is so cute!

  31. Fayet says:

    This is so pretty.. I’ve been waiting all day yesterday for this, but due to time differences (Germany over here) I only saw it this morning. Thanks!

  32. Poppy says:

    Camilla’s calendar is a visual treat! Thank you!

  33. George says:

    Lovely wallpaper! Great to see DS back up and running.

    I wonder if you could sometimes provide one with the calendar on the left rather than right? On Macs the desktop files snap to the right rather than the left on a PC and it covers the calendar.


  34. ann a says:


    but i`m always sad when the desktop calender from last month has to go…

    1. grace says:


      if you are, you can always keep the one from last month, just use the version without a calendar on it :)


  35. Cary says:

    love these… they always make me smile:) thanks!!

  36. Deb says:

    I never thought I’d take Camilla’s down but Julia’s is too perfect for the month plus I’m a huge fan of her work.

    Would be great if they all could come in 1920 x 1200 so my mac doesn’t crop or stretch the art.

    Much thanks for the hard and super lovely work.

    : d :

  37. Uuuuh – love it! Thank you so much and happy new year!


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