"How many layers does it take to get to the UI center of a Windows 11?”

It’s 2023, and Windows 11 is finally a mature operating system that most people would be happy to use. Sun Valley has finally arrived, and it’s all about a long overdue reinvestment in design under Panos Panay’s leadership. But is it enough?

Let’s take a look.

For anyone using Windows 11, this is both depressingly painful and immensely satisfying. Like indulging in a kind of shameful interface design kink. It's just utterly mind-boggling why Windows 11 is still such a mess. (Not that macOS is doing great at the moment; looking at you Ventura.)