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Re: Fedora 10 theme ideas



2008/4/2, Máirín Duffy <duffy fedoraproject org>:
> Mark wrote:
>
> > Also for F10 i would like to propose some really polished things (ala
> > mac os). For example: When you hover on something that is done by the
> > theme (lets sat the minimize, close and maximize buttons) it's
> > instantly changing to the next image. lets it "flow (fadeout old and
> > simultaneous fadein the new one)" over to the other image so that you
> > get a nice animation in it. Also the taskbar buttons should get the
> > same attention. actually everything should.
> >
>
>  One of the ideas some Red Hatters had on our bus ride into work this
> morning was to code name F10 "neon" (neon being the 10th element in the
> periodic table of elements.) The link between werewolf and sulphur is that
> sulphur helps ward away werewolves. The link between sulphur and neon would
> be that they are both elements.
>
>  It would then be cool to have a wallpaper with a neon Fedora logo sign on
> it, when it gets dark the neon sign lights up, when it's daylight the neon
> sign turns off.
>
>  The general artwork such as the banners and splashes could be a glossy dark
> grey with very bright thin accents, think accent colors like bright Fedora
> blue, magenta, yellow, and green. We could probably do some awesome designs
> using light painting, eg here are some examples of light painting that I did
> a while back:
>
>  http://flickr.com/photos/mairin/2116954288/
>  http://flickr.com/photos/mairin/2116954038/
>  http://flickr.com/photos/mairin/2116172957/
>  http://flickr.com/photos/mairin/2116953396/
>
>  Some other inspirations:
>
>  http://k1rby65.deviantart.com/art/Neon-75394699
> http://feanne.deviantart.com/art/dream-neon-liquid-N-31800430
> http://foureyes.deviantart.com/art/the-biker-and-the-neon-15248779
>
Till here it all sounds awesome!

>  ====
>
>  Another codename that was suggested for f9 but got 2nd place might be good
> for F10 - bathysphere. Do you know what a bathysphere is? I didnt but I
> learned this morning:
>
>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bathysphere_%28vessel%29
>
>  We could come up with some very interesting visual ideas to accompany
> bathysphere, such as underwater aquatic scenes or we could go for a really
> really cool steampunk [1] look (eg
> http://www.datamancer.net/steampunklaptop/steampunklaptop.htm,
> http://www.crabfu.com/steamtoys/diy_steampunk/ (check out
> the bottom of the page!!!), here's some more I think look cool:
>
>  http://psion005.deviantart.com/art/Steampunk-54796049
> http://lebbeus.deviantart.com/art/Steampunk-concept-52799495
>  http://preilly.deviantart.com/art/Steampunk-64546343
>  http://zahntelmo.deviantart.com/art/steampunk-65125962
> http://meluseena.deviantart.com/art/Steampunk-city-73091687
>
>  ~m
>
>  [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steampunk
>
All nice but i fail to see how this could look good in fedora..

@Nicu
Doesn't theme talk cover everything you see (including wallpapers and nodoka).


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