Samsung's Design Taste

Does samsung genuinely think that something like this looks good?

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Something as simple as a color change can make the entire thing fit better with stock android and not seem so dated.

Observe:

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Who is driving this look? Will consumers (PLEASE) ever get tired of how ugly it is?