Another attempt at making my desktop more productive using Rainmeter. This one builds on my previous minimalistic desktop look and adds widgets through sidebars for extra productivity. Here are the links for the rainmeter skins I used-

Elegance 2- for the date and time- http://lilshizzy.deviantart.com/art/Rainmeter-…

Macbar 3.0- the top ribbon bar- http://vit-ok.deviantart.com/art/MacBar-3-0…

Enigma- for the sidebars and widget-

http://www.deviantart.com/art/Enigma-103…

Wallpaper- http://en.zimagez.com/zimage/blur1co…

Apart from these, I have set the Windows taskbar to Auto-hide mode to bring it up only when I hover on it. Hoping these things do the trick for you.