As you know there is a "User Page Layout" link on each account which doesn't work... yet.
This is an example of one of the many layouts that this setting will enable. It is aura based, to Light, Dark, Evil, Neutral and Fab (-ulous). These will each enable one list of layout looks, beginning with Dark, you'll be able to get a rough metallic look, among others.
Check this out and start waiting for these badboys to come!