A couple of months ago EVE had a visual update.
EVE Version 19.06, patch 2021-07-13.1
“The Bring Out EVE’s Colors update is live and introduces a range of huge visual improvements”
I’m not sure if it is just me, but I found the impact to be hit and miss.
The interior and exterior of stations seemed to improve – they look to have more depth and detail. Likewise, some planets seemed to be sharper and more eye-catching. A lot of my ship hulls however now look flatter and duller. They stand out from the space around them, but not in a good way.
Lighting seems to play a big part. The Gnosis above has this great looking rear, but then the front is awkward in comparison.
I will be warping through space and the ship will be lit in a certain way and really look great (as above) but as you slide further past the sun you are back to looking flat.
Nothing earth shattering, and it does look as if in the long term it will be for the better.