The Desktop Wallpaper Project featuring UPSO

UPSO Wallpaper - iPhone, iPad, Desktop


It’s Wednesday again, which means a new wallpaper. This week’s desktop comes from the master of self-portraits and multi-colored gems, Dustin Hostetler, also known as UPSO. Dustin is one of the busiest guys out there right now running artsy magazine Faesthetic, a studio called Sans Nom with his wife Jemma, and working as the brainchild behind Threadless’ Select line of t-shirts, not to mention random art projects here and there.

His design above was one of my favorites, I mean, who doesn’t love crazy colored gems falling from the sky? And let me tell you, it looks so effing rad on the iPhone, all of the bright colors on the black background is amazing.

UPSO also has a show starting this Friday at Wootini in Carrboro, North Carolina, just outside of Chapel Hill. The show is titled ‘I Will Miss You When I’m Gone’, and simply enough features the things he’ll miss when he dies, such as his wife, his pocketknife, the finches on his bird feeder and so on. The pieces are also going to be printed onto masonite this time around, so the work will be pretty substantial. He’ll also have a bunch of smaller pieces printed in editions of one and two as well.

Be sure to come back next Wednesday for another rad wallpaper by another amazing artist.

16 Comments The Desktop Wallpaper Project featuring UPSO

  1. Garrett March 12, 2008 at 7:50 AM

    Bangarang. This wallpaper teeters right on the edge of being headache inducing, but reigns it back into “awesome” at the last second… Skills.

  2. maxjue March 12, 2008 at 11:51 AM

    i love this one!

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  4. Jeff Quinn March 12, 2008 at 1:32 PM

    this looks all-too perfect on my computer.


  5. Benjamin March 12, 2008 at 1:38 PM

    Wednesday! time to change the wallpaper on my laptop…

  6. Digital Slim March 12, 2008 at 5:28 PM

    Beautiful. Love it. Thanks for this.

  7. taj March 12, 2008 at 7:48 PM

    You just made my effin’ day. These are great! Thanks!

  8. d33zilla March 12, 2008 at 7:56 PM

    WOW! gave my desktop a change, i didnt want 2? just 2 see how this would fit, NOW i cant bring myself 2 get rid of it till next Wednesday ?!!!

  9. Bill March 12, 2008 at 8:21 PM

    1600×1200 please!

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  12. Grant April 15, 2008 at 3:30 PM

    Gorgeous! This is my favourite of all the (all wonderful!) desktops so far. I’m using it.

  13. Shapes of Sweetness August 26, 2008 at 7:39 PM

    Yeah I’m liking this pattern a lot. Great work, great colors.

  14. Teslectric December 22, 2010 at 8:46 AM

    Hey dude, I love the wallpaper and want to ask permission to use it as a background on my blog. Are there any copyright issues?
    Best regards!

  15. Bobby Solomon December 22, 2010 at 8:48 AM

    @Teslectric – Feel free to use it, please be sure to give credit to UPSO and The Fox Is Black in your About section. Thanks!

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