These new themes..... Why?

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nathannn
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These new themes..... Why?

Post by nathannn » Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:25 am

Are you trying to make feel like Im in a warehouse staring at a grey concrete floor?
You got me playing all Dm shit.
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Re: These new themes..... Why?

Post by miyaru » Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:36 am

What have you wanted? Most GUI's of DAW's are greyish I guess.....
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Re: These new themes..... Why?

Post by fishmonkey » Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:31 am

i agree that there is a pretty limited selection to choose from (and they are all shades of grey)...
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Re: These new themes..... Why?

Post by BoddAH » Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:54 pm

Grey is a great color for the interface itself. It’s relatively dark and not too tiring on the eyes and also relatively sober and classy. Plus it also contrasts great with the brightly-colored clips and waveforms and purposefully doesn’t detract from the important stuff happening on screen.

It’s easy to play armchair designer and bash Ableton for their color choice but they certainly designed it that way for a reason. :)

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Re: These new themes..... Why?

Post by fishmonkey » Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:09 pm

the Dark theme is the only one i personally find usable. anyway, the point is that previous versions of Live offered more variation in GUI colour themes...
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Re: These new themes..... Why?

Post by Angstrom » Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:31 pm

none of the L10 themes met my needs as I prefer something bright with high contrast, something close to the old Calcium skin
- so I made this one

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Re: These new themes..... Why?

Post by nathannn » Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:48 pm

miyaru wrote:What have you wanted? Most GUI's of DAW's are greyish I guess.....
What have I wanted?

I want my life back! I miss my boy. Every night around 2 am I go to that woman's house and bang on the door!
BANG BANG BANG! "Let me talk to my boy!!!!!!" and its always the same thing "get back to your own trailer on top of the hill you drunk"!
Whatever lady! The boy is doing bad in school and he needs his butt whooped!

As for live themes... monolake with a little more brightness.

Im not a fan of white text. When you make a dark theme in Ableton the text and some of UI elements become white. It become extremely convoluted for my eyes.
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Re: These new themes..... Why?

Post by Tarekith » Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:56 pm

I'm hoping someone does the Monolake skin for Live 10 too. In the meantime, I use the default Live 10 with the following tweaks:

Brightness = 82
Color Intensity = 77
Color Hue = 210

Still a nice muted blueish color, and it doesn't have white text (that bugs me too).

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Re: These new themes..... Why?

Post by H20nly » Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:56 am

nathannn wrote:What have I wanted?

I want my life back! I miss my boy. Every night around 2 am I go to that woman's house and bang on the door!
BANG BANG BANG! "Let me talk to my boy!!!!!!" and its always the same thing "get back to your own trailer on top of the hill you drunk"!
Whatever lady! The boy is doing bad in school and he needs his butt whooped!
try 6 pm instead. besides not being aggravating to "that woman" and making a case for itself in court, it has the added benefit of not waking up the kid.
it's amazing what consistently having a full night's sleep will do for a child.
you should try it.

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