2012 was a great year! It was our first full year as a website, and we really got to share some amazing art and photography with you all. Here’s a highlight reel:
- 51 total wallpapers. 25 Artwork / 26 Photography
- More than 20,000 wallpapers were downloaded.
- 2560x1440 was the most popular resolution for desktop, iPhone 4 the most popular mobile/tablet.
- Added retina display options for most wallpapers.
- Just about 5,000 visitors to the site used a mobile device.
- We made some changes to the site, including an updated archives layout and better support for hi-res displays.
- We launched the Google+ Community for Wallpapers.
- We launched a DeviantART group, to provide another way for artists to submit their work.
Pretty cool, huh?
So what’s in store for 2013? A LOT! For starters, we launched this blog yesterday to kick off the new year (read more on how we plan to use it). There are plans in the works for an updated look/layout, new features, more wallpapers and more! But in the end, we’re always looking for new artists and photographers to submit their work, so please spread the word! One tip:
Please be sure to submit your work at at least 2560x1440. We’ve received quite a few stellar works that weren’t at this minimum size and had to pass on them. For more information (or to share it with others), check out our submission page.
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To close this first major post on our blog, why not share with you the most downloaded dsktps releases of 2012? Enjoy!
#1 - Come Fly With Me by Jason Krieger (Release 44)
#2 - Morning Frost by Dejan Baric (Release 26)
#3 - Bells by Brandon P. Turner (Release 50)
#4 - 0840 by Brandon P. Turner (Release 39)
#5 - Galactica by Majk M. Miklavc (Release 24)
#6 - Droplets by Erin Hernley (Release 28)
#7 - Earth, Fire, Wind & Water by Dan Matutina (Release 49)
#8 - Still Dreaming by Solefield (Release 02)
#9 - Colorado Sunset by Jason Krieger (Release 30)
#10 - The Unknown by Solefield (Release 21)