I’m going to skip the traditional introduction and say that whilst the icon set featured here is likely to be an acquired taste it is nevertheless beautiful.

Ubo is a new icon theme that shuns the faux gloss, angular square frames and mono-ised appeal of many in favour of something a wee bit rustic.

ubo icon setRather impressively, the entire theme was drawn using a ballpoint pen (i.e. on paper) before being scanned and colored in GIMP.


The set isn’t finished, nor is it the easiest to live with. At times you will need to squint or ponder at why a certain icon looks the way it does but you can’t knock it if you’re looking to shun the increasingly formulaic theme sets of this world.

Download @ gnome-look.org (57 MB)

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