Did you Know ?
Darker color scheme are often used effectively in software that focuses heavily on visual content.
For example Adobe Lightroom, Adobe After Effects, Microsoft Expression Blend, and Kaxaml are interfaces that have a dark color theme. This allows the interface to fade into the background and let the content come alive.- source - stackexchange
Darkest Dark Theme for Eclipse is A Free Eclipse Plugin created by Genuitec. If you are an eclipse user & haven’t switched to the Eclipse Dark theme because of its limitations, it’s time for a total eclipse with Genuitec Darkest Dark Theme for Eclipse. Darkest Dark is dark interface and syntax theme for eclipse . Darkest Dark is the best & beautiful dark theme currently available for eclipse .
so your IDE still has a bright colour theme? Then its Time make your eclipse IDE more cooler ,all you have to do is install this plugin & turn it on from Preferences>General>Appearance.
Eclipse icons were designed for a light theme & this the main reason they don't look so great in eclipse dark color theme , BUT With dynamically replaced icons from Darkest Dark, Icons on a dark background looks amazing see the picture above .The update of Darkest Dark will include an Icons Designer that will allow you to choose which icons you want to see in your IDE.