When Sebastian submitted his desktop, we were ready to share it as-is, but then he linked to the project at Behance, which included this lovely video of the whole thing in action. It’s a beautifully custom take on a system UI, and he’s included many of the components so you can make it yourself. Here’s how.
First, of course, you’ll need to understand Rainmeter and how it works, and if you need help getting started, our guide here can give you the basics.
Once you’re through that, here’s what you’ll need:
A number of the specific elements here have been customized and tweaked specifically by Sebastian to match the look and feel he’s going for, so if you’re not sure how to get yours to look or work quite the same way, feel free to hit up the Behance or Flickr links below to read more—and let him know we sent you, and love his work!
One more shot of the whole desktop before we part:
Do you have a good-looking, functional desktop of your own to show off? Share it with us! Post it to your personal Kinja blog using the tag DesktopShowcase or add it to our Lifehacker Desktop Show and Tell Flickr pool. Screenshots must be at least at least 1280×720 and please include information about what you used, links to your wallpaper, skins, and themes, and any other relevant details. If your awesome desktop catches our eye, you might get featured!