Elementary Tweaks 0.2 recently released, is a 3rd party application that allows a you to modify many components on your desktop. A small team of 3rd party developers recognized that many users wanted this capability and set up a community repository to develop applications, tools and window decorations specifically targeted at the elementary project. Some of the capability of elementary tweaks are listed below: Appearance: Allows you to change your windows user interface, and your icon theme.
Elementary OS 0.3 Freya stable had been released. This comes after a year and a half of development, over a thousand bugfixes, and countless lines of code. Freya is the latest version of elementary OS, a design-oriented and open source Linux-based operating system for desktops and laptops. It succeeds Luna which was released in August of 2013. Elementary OS 0.3 changelog A more discoverable, redesigned, and app-focused multitasking view New interactive and dismissible notifications, plus a notifications settings pane including a system-wide “Do Not Disturb” mode A refined look and feel that includes a refreshed system-wide stylesheet, refreshed icons, space-saving Header Bars, a dark stylesheet for apps, rounded corners on menus and dialogs, improved animations, many new and refined “symbolic” icons, intelligent transparency for the panel, and more.