I'm also for renaming the current 'Default' to 'System' to point out
that this theme aims for integration into the system's look.
For theming I'm also for obeying Jimmacs and other designers' advices.
They deal with such topics all day which is much more than we devs do,
so they are more experienced. Furthermore Jimmac was involved in the
My personal favorite is the Dark theme with the light symbolic icon
theme. Many well-known graphics application nowadays have a dark UI,
so it can be considered a standard. It's unobtrusive and not
Lately in IRC I mentioned icon usability tests. Here are the links:
I didn't have time to work out user tests, but at least I want
to give us the chance to optimize our icons for great UX.
Perhaps we find a way for it.
Greetings and thanks to all people involved into the theming work.
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