Blau theme

Blau is a medium contrast theme inspired by the colours of FC Barcelona. It comes in light and dark variants, while using a single 16-colour palette.

Packages or ports of it are available for Vim and Atom, as well as the Xfce4, RXVT-Unicode (urxvt), and XTERM terminal emulators.

Palette

Dark base

28282F
38383F
68686F
98989F

Light base

DFDCDE
CFCCCE
7F7C7E
4F4C4E

Accent values

A43D56
BB651B
3BA67A
2F7CB1
A5657A
BB8B11
2F95A5
5E6FB5

Base values from left to right: background, background highlight, secondary text, primary text.

Vim themes

All Prot16 themes (including Blau) are bundled together as a plugin for Vim. To install them, use your favourite plugin manager. With vim-plug:

Plug 'protesilaos/prot16-vim'

Then specify your choice in .vimrc. Use either the light or dark variant:

" the light variant
colorscheme blau_light

" or the dark variant
colorscheme blau_dark

Atom packages

Light variant

Dark variant

  • Atom (or run apm install blau-dark-syntax)
  • GitHub

Terminal emulators

For Blau, the following terminal emulators are supported thus far:

Below are the specs to copy-paste into a terminal that is not supported yet.

28282F
A43D56
3BA67A
BB8B11
2F7CB1
A5657A
2F95A5
CFCCCE
38383F
BB651B
4F4C4E
68686F
7F7C7E
5E6FB5
98989F
DFDCDE

Terminal Base values (light theme)
Background: DFDCDE
Foreground: 4F4C4E
Cursor: 4F4C4E
Bold colour: 4F4C4E

Terminal Base values (dark theme)
Background: 28282F
Foreground: 98989F
Cursor: 98989F
Bold colour: 98989F

Palette specs

# Palette variables and values

dbg=28282F # Dark background
dhl=38383F # Dark background highlight
dt2=68686F # Dark background secondary text
dt1=98989F # Dark background primary text

lbg=DFDCDE # Light background
lhl=CFCCCE # Light background highlight
lt2=7F7C7E # Light background secondary text
lt1=4F4C4E # Light background primary text

red=A43D56 # Red variant
ora=BB651B # Orange variant
yel=BB8B11 # Yellow variant
gre=3BA67A # Green variant

cya=2F95A5 # Cyan variant
blu=2F7CB1 # Blue variant
vio=5E6FB5 # Violet variant
mag=A5657A # Magenta variant
# Terminal colour codes
# corresponding to the palette
# followed by termcol description

dbg=0      # black
red=1      # red
gre=2      # green
yel=3      # yellow
blu=4      # blue
mag=5      # magenta
cya=6      # cyan
lhl=7      # white
dhl=8      # brblack
ora=9      # brred
lt1=10     # brgreen
dt2=11     # bryellow
lt2=12     # brblue
vio=13     # brmagenta
dt1=14     # brcyan
lbg=15     # brwhite

Related projects

Note that this theme is part of the wider Prot16 collection. The Prot16 git repo includes all files (except the Atom packages) for each and every item.

Wish to contribute? Work can be done to port the themes to other applications. The program that handles the process is the Prot16 Generator (a bash script to build themes on demand or to work with other scripts in automating the process).

Application-specific Prot16 repositories: