Matt Mullenweg: State of the Word 2015 celebrates the accomplishments of the last year, and look forward to more good things to come in the “State of the Word” from WordCamp US 2015.
Twenty Sixteen features a new, never-released design that has some really unique touches on a traditional blog layout. It adapts well to different devices and is a joy to use.
As a long time WordPress blogger I have witnessed the addition of many new user interface features. Some I have welcomed. Some I have disabled and others I simply ignore as I have no need of them. I consider options to be a good thing.