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Re: Readability, less colour, and more shadows


Two quick mockups:

2012/10/20 Brandon Watkins <bwat47@xxxxxxxxx>

> I agree, sometimes the effect is way to pronounced. I have a few very nice
> wallpapers that I can't use, because it makes unity use some atrocious
> brown color. I wish I could just manually set it to use a blackish color
> all the time (like previous versions of unity did by default), because that
> goes with pretty much anything.
> On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 4:30 PM, balint777@xxxxxxxxx <balint777@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>> This whole cameleonic behaviour is not a bad thing, though the current
>> design went a bit too far with it. The initial purple hue of the dash is
>> really hard on the eyes for me, and the tinting of the dash really does
>> reduce readability with certain wallpapers. These two are the most
>> important ergonomic factors of a desktop environment. What should be
>> customized in my opinion, is the highlight colour of the operating system
>> (the colour which is around highlighted buttons, text etc. Currently the
>> highlight colour is fixed to the ubuntu orange.) . If the dash had no
>> tinting at all, readability could still be achieved with shadows under text
>> and icons, or good choice of colours. What do you think?
>> Thank you for your time Bálint Csonka.
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