Byobu, previously known as screen-profiles adds 'decorations' to your gnome terminal or xterm, or konsole:
Byobu is a Japanese term for decorative, multi-panel screens that serve as folding room dividers. As an open source project, Byobu is an elegant enhancement of the otherwise functional, plain, practical GNU Screen. Byobu includes an enhanced profile and configuration utilities for the GNU screen window manager, such as toggle-able system status notifications.
Among the things Byobu can display in your terminal are: