mass:werk : products : interface – kaleidoscope schemes

PRODUCTS AND DEMOS / INTERFACE – Kaleidoscope Schemes

 
Kaleidoscope is an interface customization utility for the Apple Macintosh (Classic Mac OS, System 8/9).

All schemes displayed here may be downloaded for free.
All schemes are for Kaleidoscope 2.x and centered around OS-emulation and usability. The downloads (stuffit-archives) represent always the latest version. All schemes © N. Landsteiner / mass:werk
(Screen shots adjusted for Macintosh; Gamma 1.8)
 

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Mac-Like
 
mass:werk 7 Le

Apple's System 7 with a touch of
platinum.

updated Jan. 2001

download
mass:werk 7 Le
 
mass:werk Classic7

Mac's best interface even improved.
Enjoy the friendly openess of System 7
(in a slightly modernized fashion).

updated March 2003

download
mass:werk Classic7
 
mass:werk Titanium

A brushed up Mac appearance.

updated Sept. 2003

download
 




mass:werk Titanium B
 
same as above but with standard
dialog/alert backgrounds (not brushed)

download
mass:werk Titanium
 
mass:werk 7 modern II

A tribute to Netscape 7

updated May 2004

download
mass:werk 7 modern
 
mass:werk Brushed

Yet another brushed color scheme.

updated 2006
(Some time around but published now)

download
mass:werk Brushed
 
mass:werk default

Yet another color scheme.

updated 2005

download
mass:werk default
 
mass:werk default brushed

"mass:werk default" with
brushed metal windows.

updated 2005

download
mass:werk default brushed
 
SideStep

A step aside combining
elements from classic Mac,
OPENSTEP, and Raphsody.

updated 2005

download
mass:werk SideStep
 
mass:werk Dark ErgoBox 2

Be-like, tabbed windows,
elements from classic Mac, Raphsody,
and CDE. Optimized for productivity
and low eye-stress, hence "ergo" for
ergonomy.

originally 2002, published 2011

download
mass:werk Dark ErgoBox 2

OS Style
 
macSolaris

Sun's CDE look for Solaris
brought to Mac

updated June 2004 (v.2.0)

download

(includes an alternate minimized
windows edition)
macSolaris v.2.0
 
macCDE

The Common Desktop Environment

updated June 2004 (v.2.0)

download

(includes an alternate minimized
windows edition)
macCDE v.2.0
 
mac WM/Tk

A Window Maker like appearance
- refined for Mac OS

updated Feb. 2002

download
mac WM/Tk
 
mac WM/Tk Ls

Another version of Mac WM/Tk
with lighter scrolls

updated Feb. 2002

download
mac WM/Tk
 
macStep

NeXt's "OPENSTEP" refined for Mac

"macStep" is a derivative scheme
based on the "OPENSTEP 4" scheme
by Scott Naness.

(This scheme is specially adjusted for
Mac usability; for a closer impression
of the NeXt UI see the original
OPENSTEP 4 scheme.)


updated 2005

download
macStep

GUI Museum
 
Apple Lisa revisited

The look of the Apple Lisa Office
System brought to your Macintosh.

updated Feb. 2002

download (opt. for 9 pt. list font – best)

download (opt. for 10 pt. list font)
Apple Lisa revisited
 
Xerox Star 2

A reconstruction of the first GUI com-
mercially available.
For historical interest only.

updated Nov. 2004

download
Xerox Star

 

Goodies

 
mass:werk 2001-2004