The majority of websites are composed of a bright, usually white background and dark text. Then there’s the small minority of the web: dark websites, colorful websites. Why is the bright background used by the majority of websites? There are many possible reasons such as it skeuomorphism: it resembles printed paper. This post focuses on another reason, and one that’s been verified in research. User motivation.
— User Motivation Determines the Best Color Scheme for Your Website, Tommi Kaikkonen.
Hmm. May be it’s time for a make over.