Sometimes its the little things that can make life a little easier. One such thing for your Mac desktop, is to resize your icons. By making everything a little bigger, you can find folders and files quicker without the strain.
Begin by Control+right clicking on your desktop. A contextual menu will appear. Select ‘Show View Options’.
An icon size slider will appear in the top of the next box. By using the slider to the left or right, you can change the size of your icons.
Additional features found in this Desktop window are grid spacing, text size, label position and other icon features.