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On dark themes

I see Bruno Boaventura writes about his dark desktop theme and how to create it. I wrote about my own dark desktop theme (still named Gummy at that time, it’s Glossy now) a while ago as well, but I’ve rather quickly changed back to the normal blue on grey theme, since I find it causes less eye strain on me.

Dark Gummy style, click to enlarge

Dark Gummy style, click to enlarge

Additionally, contrary to popular belief, light colors on a laptop screen actually consume less battery power than dark colors. This is in contrast with traditional CRT monitors, which consume more power for light colors.