3 reasons for posting:
Dark themes can be much nicer on the eyes, particularly when you’re working at night.
I think “lack of breathing space” is one of the biggest problems with the out-of-the-box UX.
To be clear: this isn’t just a plug for my forum — it’s going to be a (competitive) beat-making community, which is a pretty niche thing… so unless you (somehow) happen to be into beat-making, it’s very probably not the community for you.
This is about the UX side of Discourse. I put a full day of work into clearing things up and making it all fit with the rest of our site, and I thought you might be interested to see and discuss the results. Most instances of Discourse probably don’t look like this.
So: good? / bad? / whatthe%@^£haveyoudoneyoufool?