If you habitually store often-used files and shortcuts on your desktop, the following free software might rock your world.
It’s called “Fences” and it allows you to easily organize your desktop in a way that helps you find what you need more efficiently.
See how it works in this video:
More information can be found here.
You can download fences here.
I am a big fan of this software. It’s neat that I can simply double click on my desktop to show or hide all of my icons. Sometimes, hiding them all can make my brain a little less cluttered. It also makes my desktop look more professional during screen-sharing presentations.