Inkscape does not match system color scheme

If you prefer working on a dark color scheme but find that Inkscape is stuck on a bright color scheme (with virtually unrecognizable icons), your settings might be off.

Fortunately it’s very easy to resolve this:

  1. Start Inkscape from the start menu
  2. Make sure that you select Appearance: System Default

This way Inkscape will automatically match your system color scheme (dark / bright).

It should look like this now: