The Desktop Wallpaper Project featuring Santiago Merino

Santiago Merino Wallpaper

Santiago Merino

Santiago Merino is an artist working in Buenos Aires, Argentina and finishing up his Editorial Design degree. Santiago wrote me a bit ago about participating in the project and I really enjoyed his aesthetic. His work was comprised of a lot of layering and a lot of texture, giving each of his pieces a unique, one-of-a-kind feeling. For his wallpaper he took ink, acrylics and coffee then put it all into Photoshop to perfect it.

I think the wallpaper is really interesting because it’s so different from the normal imagery we focus on. It’s dark and it’s dirty with lots of subtle details. This might not be for everyone but I know some of you are going to love it. A big thanks to Santiago for such an inspiring piece.