Themes with minimal monochrome syntax colors and calm UI. An attempt is made to balance prettiness with simplicity and usability.
I find most multicolored syntax themes to be garish and overwhelming to look at for extended periods of time. These themes use bold text and a few shades of a primary "base" color to highlight:
Examples can be viewed at vscodethemes.com.
At the time of writing this, I update the theme frequently. I don't know how often the site syncs its themes but this will do for now.
Requires Python ≥ 3.11.