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Sapien is a possible visual overhaul for Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex. The basic principle is to use gradients and transparencies within the windows to create a smooth, intuitive interface. Any contributions should conform to the palette I've provided, although I may update this to the standard Ubuntu colors eventually. Sapien is a possible visual overhaul for Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex. The basic principle is to use gradients and transparencies within the windows to create a smooth, intuitive interface. Windows should appear as single units, as opposed to a collection of tool bars. What this principle means from a design perspective is using as few solid lines within the windows as is possible. Any contributions should conform to the palette I've provided, although I may update this to the standard Ubuntu colors eventually.
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Sapien could be used with the standard human icons, or an entirely new set.  Some of the information not on the palette is:
          Button/Scrollbar/Combo Corners are curved at 4px by 4px.
Sapien could be used with the standard human icons, or an entirely new set.
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          Window Corners are curved at 12px by 12px.

I did the original in Inkscape, so it would be best to open the SVG with that program.

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[[Anchor(ConceptArt)]] Changes to pallete: font is now FreeSans, sizes are the same.

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##THIS IS THE LOCATION OF YOUR ARTWORK
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||[attachment:sapienscreenshot1.png Fullsize] Image by Seth Rattan||
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||[[attachment:sapienscreenshot2.png|Fullsize]] [[attachment:sapien_mockup.svg|SVG]] Image by Seth Rattan||
Above is the most recent Sapien screenshot. At this stage, the theme is still only a mockup.
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=== Reference === '''Older Work'''
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##THIS IS THE PLACE WHERE YOU PUT YOUR REFERENCES Older Sapien Screenshots and files.

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||Image by Seth Rattan||

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||A detail on the Sapien drop menus.||A detail on the Sapien window controls.||
||Images by Seth Rattan||
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Very good work and concept. I would definitely help if I was good with gradients and transparencies. Really, though, this is the kind of theme people look for when they realize that themes are an option. Let me know if there's anything I can do- isitolian@gmail.com. -- PitrTMayhew [[DateTime(2008-05-02T19:23:14Z)]]  * Very good work and concept. I would definitely help if I was good with gradients and transparencies. Really, though, this is the kind of theme people look for when they realize that themes are an option. Let me know if there's anything I can do- isitolian@gmail.com. -- PitrTMayhew <<DateTime(2008-05-02T19:23:14Z)>>
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Nice, however I personally dislike it how the title bar's colours blend into the rest of the window. Transparencies would be great too. Otherwise, Nice job. -- Nicholas Kraak [[DateTime]]  * I personally dislike it how the title bar's colours blend into the rest of the window. It's too big and in your face to be included in Ubuntu 8.10, the abundance of bright loud colours is too much of an eye sore. Sorry, don't take it personally. -- Nicholas Kraak <<DateTime>>

 * I just don't see that colour scheme or theme working -- Brettalton <<DateTime(2008-06-18T22:51:08Z)>>
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Sapien

Sapien is a possible visual overhaul for Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex. The basic principle is to use gradients and transparencies within the windows to create a smooth, intuitive interface. Windows should appear as single units, as opposed to a collection of tool bars. What this principle means from a design perspective is using as few solid lines within the windows as is possible. Any contributions should conform to the palette I've provided, although I may update this to the standard Ubuntu colors eventually.

Concept

Sapien could be used with the standard human icons, or an entirely new set.

Palette

sapienpalette.png

Changes to pallete: font is now FreeSans, sizes are the same.

Concept Art

sapienscreenshot2thumb.png

Fullsize SVG Image by Seth Rattan

Above is the most recent Sapien screenshot. At this stage, the theme is still only a mockup.

Older Work

Older Sapien Screenshots and files.

sapienscreenshot1.png

Image by Seth Rattan

sapienmenus.png

sapienwindowcontrols.png

A detail on the Sapien drop menus.

A detail on the Sapien window controls.

Images by Seth Rattan

Contributions

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Comments

  • Very good work and concept. I would definitely help if I was good with gradients and transparencies. Really, though, this is the kind of theme people look for when they realize that themes are an option. Let me know if there's anything I can do- isitolian@gmail.com. -- PitrTMayhew 2008-05-02 19:23:14

  • I personally dislike it how the title bar's colours blend into the rest of the window. It's too big and in your face to be included in Ubuntu 8.10, the abundance of bright loud colours is too much of an eye sore. Sorry, don't take it personally. -- Nicholas Kraak 2022-10-07 20:34:55

  • I just don't see that colour scheme or theme working -- Brettalton 2008-06-18 22:51:08

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  • [get | view] (2008-05-05 17:11:05, 36.6 KB) [[attachment:sapienmockup.svg]]
  • [get | view] (2008-05-02 17:59:32, 35.8 KB) [[attachment:sapienpalette.png]]
  • [get | view] (2008-05-02 18:00:05, 19.7 KB) [[attachment:sapienscreenshot1.png]]
  • [get | view] (2008-05-13 15:04:49, 70.2 KB) [[attachment:sapienscreenshot2.png]]
  • [get | view] (2008-05-13 15:02:48, 18.2 KB) [[attachment:sapienscreenshot2thumb.png]]
  • [get | view] (2008-05-08 03:32:47, 3.0 KB) [[attachment:sapienwindowcontrols.png]]
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