[WIP] The Carmichael - a new skin for XBMC - Printable Version
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[WIP] The Carmichael - a new skin for XBMC - mcborzu - 2010-11-08 04:35
The Carmichael is designed to presesent your media through a unified interface. Easy of use and a common design thoughtout all views is the goal.
I got inspiration from this image from like a lifehacker article or something and branched out from there. I wanted a skin that a unified feel, unified look thoughout all views. The top fanart half is the "parent" section, and the bottom "child" section is the navigation section...
Skin has all the fun stuff:
2. Custom Home (10)
3. Logos, clearart, cdART
5. One click trailers
Same Look thoughout skin
This is 16x9 fanart, I chopped the bottom 20% to give it that movie widescreen ratio. Really makes the fanart 'pop' at that ratio.
- htpc guy - 2010-11-08 04:46
Looks like you've been hiding something. I'm looking forward to it. I'm glad to see that more skinners are supporting games too. Can't wait!
- garvani - 2010-11-08 05:02
Holy hell. What a way to announce a new skin! And it looks almost complete too, well done! Cant wait to give it a try
- XBMCG33K - 2010-11-08 05:17
Who here likes Chuck references way too much, and helped me with coding Xperience 1.1? THAT GUY!
- Livin - 2010-11-08 07:52
looks nice... I like the that you've used all the screen real estate. My screen is big, and my eyes are bad so the bigger the better
look forward to trying it out.
- Hitcher - 2010-11-08 08:43
Very nice, it uses the whole screen but isn't crammed or too busy at the same time.
- ZombieRobot - 2010-11-08 08:47
MCBORZU that was EPIC! nice work
- distracto - 2010-11-08 08:54
wow looks great! looking forward to trying it out
- butchabay - 2010-11-08 09:57
Hey man, looks damned stylish, with so much infos on the screen and at the same time very clear and clean. Compliments !
- Sharpe - 2010-11-08 10:08
Hahahaha - superb!
Love the trailer mate.
- espengaasemyr - 2010-11-08 11:05
HAHA christmas comes early this year!!!
- MindTooth - 2010-11-08 11:20
Power to you, brother!
Looking forward to the release
- spiff - 2010-11-08 11:41
there must be a better way to fool the utub © detection. the audio destroyed the whole experience
- craigd - 2010-11-08 13:04
Looks awsome, just need to find the slow motion button on youtube to enjoy it fully.
- rausch101 - 2010-11-08 14:25
niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice this looks to have all the features I like in a skin.