Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 1st Jan 2013 18:19 UTC
KDE I tend to believe that the best interfaces have already been made. Behaviourally, CDE is the best and most consistent interface ever made. It looked like ass, but it always did exactly as you told it to, and it never did anything unexpected. When it comes to looks, however, the gold standard comes from an entirely different corner - Apple's Platinum and QNX' PhotonUI. Between all the transparency, flat-because-it's-hip, and stitched leather violence of the past few years, one specific KDE theme stood alone in bringing the best of '90s UI design into the 21st century, and updating it to give everything else a run for its money. This is an ode to Christoph Feck's Skulpture.
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If only
by satsujinka on Wed 2nd Jan 2013 00:35 UTC
satsujinka
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If only the theme played nicely in light or dark shades (I dunno maybe it does better then it sounds, I'll have to give it a go and see how it does.) I'm not picky about which of the two ends you're on, but I do require one or the other (the higher contrast is just nicer in general.)

Then again, I'm actually pretty pleased with oxygen... it's what I settled on while I was distro hopping because it was the nicest looking of the commonly available themes.

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