Part of me doesn't mind Windows 8's look too much. I'm not too keen on blending Windows 8 and Linux, though-- or Windows 8 with anything, for that matter.
(note: After posting my previous comment, I thought it might have been a smidgen harsh, so I've edited it. Sorry about that.)
IT oldie, Linux newbie, and all-around goofy fellow
Mint 17.1 Cinnamon on Dell XPS 210, Xfce on old P4 PC,
and Cinnamon on a Lenovo Ideapad S10.
Some OS X and WinXP too; I'm multi-platform like that.