Theme selection for future releases #12373
This issue was a bit forgotten, but maybe it's not too late to reopen this for 4.7, given that 4.7.0-beta1 should be out soon. On the other side with beta out, the theme developers might have good chance to work on their themes to fix any possible issues with 4.7 branch.
However I'd really like to have new theme as current one is really showing it's age. On the other side we have huge amount of conservative users still preferring the original theme (which was replaced by pmahome as default more than six years ago, see #5959 and #6050), so I'm not really sure if we're going to add another theme (what would be additional maintenance burden) or replace one of the existing ones (and receive negative feedback about removing theme people are used to).
Overall there are quite some things to decide :-).
In the end what might be doable plan:
Given our current two months release schedule that could be:
What does @phpmyadmin/developers think?
Its fine to do a refresh; new looks can be exciting, I used to look forward to visual improvements. Just don't make it mostly white space, too flat with sharp corners that I am afraid I'll cut myself if get too close to monitor, or icons that do not represent anything.
Eg. DbSchema looks nice https://www.colormango.com/development/screenshot/dbschema_112104.png