Most of us spend many hours on the web, browsing websites and prominently ignoring the looks of our web browser, which is fine since they usually don’t effect changes in our browsing behavior, in contrast to extensions and addons. However, much like changing your wallpaper, dressing up your browser might just brighten your day and even revive your attachment to your favorite browser or computer.
To meet these two goals, we have tried to bring you many different roundups of wallpapers, even a theme collection. Here is another set of beautiful themes that also might just break the monotony of your daily browsing session in Google Chrome.
I don’t know about you but space images always take possession of my eyes for a few seconds when I see them for the first time as they’re difficult not to admire. The New Tab background image in this theme is no exception with its indigo planet and its glowing rings.
You might not see the image that often since it only shows up when you open a new tab, but the parts you do see often (tab and navigation bars) have an equally beautiful and slightly enigmatic blue that fades to black in the left corner.
This theme features golden accents that I assume are meant to resemble wooden surfaces, while the tabs are a metallic green, which again I imagine represents vegetation. The background image from the New Tab page is quite majestic if you ask me, so this theme’s title is not misleading at all.
So here is a theme with an actual photograph, which looks quite serene by the way, in the background of the New Tab page. The bits you see in the tab and navigation bars are part of that same photograph, which comes in different sizes. The full HD photograph is not included in the Lite version. Otherwise, the only other difference is the Aero support.
As you can see in my screenshot, my browser is wearing the non-Aero one since I’m using Ubuntu as my OS.
Is it too early to put on autumn-related themes? This writer, who prefers wintery wallpapers all year long, wholeheartedly says no. So here is an illustrated theme that comes with an artistic background image for the New Tab page, also in different sizes as you might have noticed with the sizes in the section header.
This theme paints the tab and navigation bars in different colors, including orange, baby blue, indigo, etc. which make quite a dramatic set of colors.
Designing Your Own Theme
A couple of years ago, we published an article on designing your own theme, which you can find here. The aforementioned post involved downloading the Chrome CRX Theme Creator, assigning colors to elements, packaging and uploading the theme. Definitely check out the article if you want to play around or have an idea for a theme. There is also Chrome The Maker, which is a user-friendly website that also allows you to create and customize Chrome themes.
What themes do you prefer on your Chrome browser? Let us know of your gorgeous selections in the comments section below.