Ther's always a lot of discussion about case mods and I'm for it but I haven't seen much in the way of desktop mods. Hear is an example
. It's not mine but it's really well done. Here it is
in a very large picture along with others.
I put your name and the Deviant site in the MRL. Check it out. As for SoftMods, members around here do them. Here is an old one of mine.
Yes, its geeky - but it was an experiment. The gauges on the left are active and all the little diagram lables are linked to launch applications.
If you want to see peoples stuff, look for threads called "Post your Desktop" or the like. They happen every once in a while and may not be in this folder