The Kaleidoscope World
A guide to redesigning the original Macintosh OS,
with the help of Kaleidoscope
by Greg Landweber, Ed Voas, Arlo Rose and company,
or, more than you ever wanted to know about the subtleties of the Mac
As featured in Yahoo!
Download Aqua, Hi-Tech and Gizmo
Kaleidoscope schemes, themes, skins, and more!
Steal your interface: a history (Português/Español/Italiano/Nihongo) Leander Kahney, Wired News, October 2002.
How I learned to stop worrying, and abandoned Mac OS X, Andrew Orlowski, the Register, January 2002.
Kaleidoscope scheme (anagram) = seldom keep as choice
- Lloyd's Kaleidoscope schemes
- Choice Kaleidoscope schemes authored by yours truly,
Master of the Way of the Kaleidoscope and
Kaleidoscope scheme guru:
a greyscale kaleidoscope
- "clever beyond belief. This is brilliant... fast... compact."
-- Ed Deans
- download a greyscale kaleidoscope from here (6K, Stuffit 3.5 compressed - yes, that really is six kilobytes!)
freeware, clean and simple, simple and refreshing, and
fast on redraws.
- "to Apple's Platinum appearance what Mozart was to Salieri"
Zeldman, Macintosh OS8 Blues
download Amadeus from here (135K, Stuffit 3.5 compressed)
- The Kaleidoscope Way
- The complete guide to the world of Kaleidoscope, taking you through
the resources you need to use, enjoy, and eventually create your own
Kaleidoscope colour schemes.
What is a kaleidoscope, anyway?
(If you're looking for the Kaleidoscope screensaver for Windows, you're in the wrong place.
And here's the other Mac Kaleidoscope.)
this page last updated 7 October 2002