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A modern Sphinx theme.

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Piccolo Theme

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A clean and modern Sphinx theme.



See Read the docs.


Roboto is used for the body copy, and Roboto Mono for code snippets. As these fonts belong to the same family, they look nice together. Both of them are also highly legible on small screens.

We use bold, easy to read headers.

Note - this isn't a Material Design theme. The aim is to create a nice theme, with our own aesthetic preferences, rather than implementing Google's Material Design spec.

Code docs

We make your autodoc code snippets nice and legible:


This even works for C and C++ files via breathe.

Dark mode, and darkest mode!

We have a gorgeous dark mode 🥷:


And for users with OLED displays, we have the 'darkest' mode - where the backgrounds are pure black 🧛‍♂️:


Other design features

  • Optimised for mobile and web.
  • A header bar gives the design a splash of colour.
  • Simple but elegant design.


Building styles

In the root of the project:

npm install -g sass



Used by

Here are some awesome projects using our theme. We welcome PRs to extend the list:

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