If themes (31* 26, including “classic”) haven’t yet arrived as an option in your gMail account, check out the screenshots on Flickr! [Note: some graphics change appearance with the day of day and with the weather; you set a location when you select a theme.]
You’ll know when you’ve “got themes” because your gMail account will look like this:
Here’s how to configure the themes, once they’re available.
First, go to “Settings” on the upper right task bar. Then click “Themes” which will be on the far right of the “General Settings” menu bar. Click a theme and it’s automatically activated. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page! Some designs are more clever on the bottom than on the top.
Parts of this post first appeared at FlipTheMedia.
* Update: There were five more at midnight, MacMini-Safari. Flickr collection updated. Today, on Windows-FireFox, there are only 26. Weird!