There is a Desktop
Here is the Windows 8 Desktop - looks much like the Windows 7 Desktop.
Image by Mark Kaelin for TechRepublic.
Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to BreakingModern.com, aNewDomain.net, and TechRepublic.