[ubuntu-art] More Mockups

Duncan Austin ubuntu at readitsideways.com
Sun Jul 27 10:27:14 BST 2008

2008/7/26 Ken Vermette <vermette at gmail.com>

> I'm not entirely sure about the direction Kin and Kith are taking,
> especially with the whole OSX smackdown - so I'm trying something new with
> the themes, posting mockups of the new directions the theme could go
> flailing into. When I hit something half-decent, I'm going to develop it
> similarly to Kith/Kin, but I'd like to know I'm getting warmer first. If you
> post links to other themes, I'll try to incorperate what you like, wether I
> personally like it or not!
> Below are with different backgrounds...
> http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y111/raraken/kin_piano_kith.png
> http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y111/raraken/kin_piano_grass.png
> http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y111/raraken/kin_piano_leaf.png
> http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y111/raraken/kin_piano_rocks.png
> With buttons...
> http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y111/raraken/kin_piano_btns.png
> The main difference is that I've broken the slab, and made the outer rim
> outline protrude even farther from the block while making it more subtle.
> I've also switched to gray for the window contents.
> --
> -Ken Vermette

brilliant. This is well on the way to challenging Mac, IMO. And it's not a
copycat. If we go in this direction then the first words I say when showing
someone Ubuntu for the first time will no longer have to be "don't worry, it
doesn't have to look like this"

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