Burnt Orange

Old Site Screenshot, Default Theme

It’s been a busy week, but I’ve finally managed to get my personal built theme finished. I’m calling it “Burnt Orange”. Finally I can bid goodbye to the default look…

The theme was based around a similar layout to the original default, however I have significantly rewritten the code to the main index page, and the stylesheet is completely new. The colours are based on my LCD flatscreen, so they might need fine tuning to look their best on a regular CRT monitor. Colours are usually brighter on a regular screen, which is why you won’t see graphics professionals on flat screens. Contrast ratio has a lot to do with it, since the difference between pure white and pure black on a flat screen is rarely as great as on a regular monitor.

Please let me know if you like it, or if you have any problems with the way it displays in your browser (it should be OK in Firefox and IE6). I’ve tried to test everything but I may have missed some things. One thing I think is missing is a nice image in the header or something, I’m still looking for inspiration.

4 Responses to “Burnt Orange”

  1. Ted Says:

    Looks great, colors are nice.

    Ted.

  2. Simon Says:

    Thanks Ted, very nice to have a positive comment – this was hard work!

    Hope to see you here again soon.

    -Fruey

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