APR
16
2004

Crystal Sources United!

Sources for the Crystal icon set are everywhere. They are at many places in KDE's CVS, so many, it's hard to download them. Artists more skillful with sketchbooks than CVS, will be gladly surprised that Frans Englich wrote a script which collects them all, and that Philip Scott provided a high speed server for the resulting zip.

FEB
20
2004

Interview with Everaldo, the Crystal Iconset Creator

LinuxCult has published an interview with Everaldo, discussing career, graphic tools, creation process, Linux and KDE. Everaldo is not one of the most communicative guys in the open source community. But not many words are necessary, his work speaks well for him.

DEC
22
2003

New KDE Theme Manager + Beautifying OOo, Mozilla and Evolution

Datschge pointed me at some interesting work by Rohit "kol" Kaul on KDE-Look.org.

OCT
14
2003

Icons Galore

In the last few weeks fans of users the K Desktop Environment have been treated to a shipload of spectacular icon sets from well known and talented artists. Go ahead, liven up your desktop, there is bound to be a style that's right for you!

Here are a few of the many new or updated icon sets over the last couple of weeks.

1. Crystal SVG

SEP
28
2003

Poll: New Logo for KDE.org

The KDE Web Team has set up a public poll to determine the new logo for KDE.org. The poll is open for two weeks, starting September 28th, 2003. Please be sure to test the logos with different styles before voting.

SEP
16
2003

KDE Conquers the Vectors with KSVG

KSVG has recently been moved to the kdegraphics module, meaning that KSVG will now be part of the KDE 3.2 release. KSVG aims to be a full flavored implementation of the W3C SVG standard. Some of you will think of icons when we speak of SVG but SVG is much more: It is a web technology with full ECMAScript/DOM support.

MAY
5
2003

Eye on Karamba: Talking to Hans Karlsson

Karamba (shot1, shot2) is a desktop enhancement, similar to Konfabulator and Samurize, that appeared on KDE-Look.org (looky) about

FEB
20
2003

KOffice Icon Contest

The KOffice developers have been making outstanding progress towards their goal of creating a useful, powerful and reliable KDE office suite. But whereas the technology

JAN
12
2003

The Creative Penguin: Everaldo and Tackat Talk on KDE Art

Open for Business features an interview with Torsten Rahn and Everaldo Coelho, the famous icon duo of the KDE artist world, and creators of virtually all of the default icons you see in KDE.

NOV
15
2002

OfB.biz: Geramik Reduces KDE/GNOME Style Differences

Craig Drummond has released a new theme and "engine" for GTK programs that provides something many people have been looking for: a common look and feel for KDE and GNOME applications. While Red Hat's Blue Curve attempts to do something similar, Mr. Drummond's Geramik is the first theme implementation to provide smooth integration between environments.

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