I do think Metro/Modern has more elegant typography than past UI styles and that the brightly colored tiles feel fresh.
But the new look sacrifices usability on the altar of looking different than traditional GUIs.

—Jakob Nielsen almost likes the look of Windows 8, before catching himself in “Windows 8 — Disappointing Usability for Both Novice & Power Users”

I do think Metro/Modern has more elegant typography than past UI styles and that the brightly colored tiles feel fresh.

But the new look sacrifices usability on the altar of looking different than traditional GUIs.

—Jakob Nielsen almost likes the look of Windows 8, before catching himself in “Windows 8 — Disappointing Usability for Both Novice & Power Users

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