WordPress developers have been secretly working on designing a new dashboard that I think you are going to love. The new dashboard is created by MP6 where it is a kind of secret plugin in which the kind of secret that everybody is talking about. This project is getting in shape and will probably be ready when a new WordPress update arrives. New features are added into the new Admin design which includes:
- Unification of toolbar and menu bar
- Flatter visual styles with square corners, tables and grouping elements like .postbox.
- Increased saturation of WP Blue.
- Splash of color to identify current menu item.
- Remove burn orange hover for a lighter blue.
- Consistent typography for all operating systems by using the Open Sans web font.
and many other features
You really have to take a look at it and marvel at its beauty: http://wpmu.org/wordpress-dashboard-design/