I was fairly proud of the Swim Forums theme I made, but the header felt too boring and to me seemed to bring down the entire design. So after a few months, I finally got sick of it.

I have redesigned the header, and will probably be redesigning the footer and more over time. In case you are interested, here is what the old and new header look like:

Old Header: http://www.swimforums.net/oldsite.png

New Header: http://www.swimforums.net/newsite.png

Feedback, criticism, advice?