I am an extreme minimalist--I don't like ANYTHING cluttering up my desktop. I prefer to have the pretty pictures on each desktop visible without any clutter.
This shot gives a glimpse at the nine desktops I'm currently running on my laptop; I tilted the cube to make it possible to catch a glimpse of some of them.
This is a shot of one of the desktops on one of my desktop computers; I actually added various widgets to this particular desktop strictly for demonstration purposes in a blog post
I wrote; I normally don't run any widgets:
This is a grid shot of my nine desktops on that same computer:
And this is a cube shot of that same desktop's desktops:
Like I said, I'm definitely a minimalist!