- Nah, the "command line of hardware" is rack-mount test equipment -- something only an engineer could love, most people couldn't even begin to use, and those engineers couldn't live without. What I want is something more like, you know, ordinary sensible hardware.
I personally do think the Q's first incarnation goes a bit over the top in form-over-function.
(But I agree that yes, it does look extremely pretty, and has incredible table presence! Everything the OP says is true. Also, nicely drawn.)