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Deviant8 Theme by kuma-x Deviant8 Theme by kuma-x
OK, there it is - my entry for Windows Deviant8 Contest! 8-)
It tooks me many hours but finaly I've done it! :w00t: I wanted to create a mockup of Win theme that can be programed and that can works on Vistas or Win7s (not a futuristic unreal theme without taskbar and windows). =D My ideal theme should be minimalistic, dark, blue and practical. =D
Something for an explanation:

TASKBAR
:bulletred: Many of us have notebooks and they have usualy small 15,4" screen, so it's important to have maximum space for work and not to have a BIG taskbar with big buttons. So my taskbar is small on high, dark (like whole mood of the theme), little bit transparent and with small gloss.
:bulletred: START button is small darkblue and black elipse, not like the red-yellow-blue-green monster W7-button. =D
:bulletred: To the right we have some small buttons in quick launch bar and some taskbar buttons with running programs. It should be minimalistic theme so there is nothing else more only the clock with "LCD" font.

START MENU
:bulletgreen: The left part of start menu has dark grey color and it's not transparent. The right side is black and semitransparent (about 60-70%)
:bulletgreen: The user picture on start menu is semitransparent too.

WINDOW
:bulletyellow: Frame is black and semitransparent, inside the window there is dark grey area with no transparency.
:bulletyellow: New "min" - "max" - "close" buttons are blue on black.

DOCK
:bulletwhite: You could use ObjectDock for example, it's free and you can change the skin and the icons how you like. The used skin is my own. Icons from Iconspedia.com

GADGETS
:bulletwhite: You can use some desktop gadgets, I chosed "weather", "mail" and "system performance". Skins are my own again.

MP3 PLAYER
:bulletwhite: I use AIMP2 player, it's free, it has many and many functions and you can change the transparency and look with many skins ofcourse. Used style is "Black Radiance Style" by Strike.

Credits:
Background, idea, work and spent time by me and all icons by iconspedia.com (www.iconspedia.com)

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Don't be afraid to:
:bulletblue: comment :blahblah:
:bulletblue: ask anything :B
:bulletblue: download the picture :magnify: (and look at the details)
:bulletblue: :+fav:ing the picture
:bulletblue: :+devwatch:ing me

..and finaly - sorry for my english and sorry for the length of the comment! :dead: =D

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:iconblairen23:
Blairen23 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013
what program(s) did you use to edit the start menu and the taskbar?
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secretxax Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
May I have link for the above icons? They look great! :D
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:iconjeaust:
Jeaust Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
and where can I download this theme?:P

kudo's 4 u
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:iconquaz1957:
Quaz1957 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2010
kuma - "if you ever want to have this theme realized - you can goto "CreativX.net" - they have professional designer's that could create your concept
theme - i know because they did an excellent work for me - so, just sharing the information with you - so, feel free to drop by for a visit - they're a great group - good luck friend !!
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Quaz1957 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010
hello ?? was this theme ever release to the general users community ?? pls advise, thx !!
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:iconkuma-x:
kuma-x Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
No sorry, this was only a preview. Nobody coded it. :(
But I'm glad you like it. :)
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JJCheddar77 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2009   General Artist
Wow...this is a really strong entry.
It's excellent.
Great job, and good luck!
:D
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:iconkuma-x:
kuma-x Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm happy you like it, thanks for the nice comment! :)
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