New icons Screen shot

lukefromdc at lukefromdc at
Sat Jul 6 17:27:24 UTC 2013

If a really large number of icons use monochrome themes, distinguishing
them could get difficult in small sizes. For the Studio menu section icons 
this is a plus, as it can distinguish them from all the other icons in the menu.
For every icon in all the menus might be another matter, however. When some is 
good, more is not always better.

On 07/06/2013 at 12:41 PM, "Len Ovens" <len at> wrote:
>On Thu, July 4, 2013 11:05 pm, Shubham Mishra wrote:
>> I installed the theme using the ppa. Looks decent enough on both 
>> and light backgrounds. But the synth icon definitely needs to be 
>> separately in 16x16. So does the photography icon, as it looks 
>just like
>> circles, not a camera shutter. I'll start working on them.
>> Also should I export them in higher resolutions and place them in
>> folders with that name? Because when required, the desktop might
>> upsample from the 48x48 images, which would look bad.
>The folders should be names 16, 22, 48 and scalable for unsized 
>svg. If
>you add a folder, then the ubuntustudio/index.theme needs to be 
>edited to
>include it in two places. There is a one line directory list and 
>there is a directory description section. Actually the theme 
>could be changed too, right now it says "Comment=Extra icons only 
>uses" If we decide to expand beyond that we should change that too.
>BTW if there is a better icon theme to inherit than elementary-
>then that might be another thing we should run past the leads. The 
>that lubuntu uses for example are already pretty monochrome. Some 
>(most) are always going to have colour though, but having 
>submenu icons might help make them stand out... I'm not sure, art 
>visual things are not my strong point.
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