Base2Tone Themes for VS Code
Base2Tone is twenty duotone colorschemes which by now are implemented in themes for many applications using templates which can work with the Base16-Builder CLI tool1.
Base2Tone is based on DuoTone themes by Simurai for Atom.
Read more about Base2Tone.
For VS Code both the dark and light templates were created from scratch, so themes come in a light and dark background variation. All colors from each theme comes from two base hues, enhancing the readability within a text-editor for there are less colors (for the eye and brain) to process.
Screenshot of Base2Tone_PoolDark in VSCode
Screenshot of Base2Tone_HeathLight in VSCode
links to screenshots
Some additional tweaks can be made using the VSCode Custom CSS extension. This requires to have a CSS file on your computer that will hold your custom CSS. An example of some small tweaks I made are in the repo: base2tone-vscode-custom-css.css, so one can tweak those as well. Small things like the background color for the Panel title (down at the page, when activated - above the statusbar), and monochrome icons ISO colored ones, to make those icons less distracting.
Once done, open your command palette and select:
Run the command
Note: Reloading custom CSS and JS after every VSCode update is a must!
1: If interested in the build process, please look inside the