[ubuntu-art] Where's the official proposed theme idea?

Kenneth Wimer kwwii at ubuntu.com
Fri Dec 21 02:32:35 GMT 2007


Just thought I should clear something up. This work is not the "official 
theme". Also this is another person who happens to be named Ken making this 
theme (nice name, dude!) and although I do find several parts of it 
intersting it is in no direct sense the future of Ubuntu or what we will use 
in Hardy.

Having cleared that up, I like you palette and use of colors although I do not 
get the feeling of that in the mockup you sent other than the colors at the 


On Friday 21 December 2007 02:51:14 Andrew Laignel wrote:
> To be honest I am not particularly keen on the current incarnation of
> the offical theme so far.  I find most of the themes based on brown to
> overly dark - although this may be more personal preference.  I like
> light, bright themes and find the trend of brown on brown a bit
> claustraphobic at times.  The themes buttons are also a bit too similar
> in design to Vista for comfort.
> Putting my money where my mouth is I have created a mockup for a brown
> based theme that still keeps the spirit of Ubuntu (I hope) but uses
> large amounts of contrasting and light colours.  It's just
> quick-and-dirty and lacks the majority of the required controls, but
> hopefully it'll demonstrate what I mean.
> http://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Incoming/Hardy/Alternate/Kerberos

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