The GUI Olympics is almost over. The upcoming week is the last week where the big 3 events get finished up.
The last judged event, best visual style (using WindowBlinds) is now up. Over 100 visual styles were created for this event and the finalists are now available to be looked at.
Check out this article that goes over the finalists and why they are finalists. The event will be judged early this upcoming week.
News source: The top visual styles of the GUI Olympics
(moderator hat on regarding comments)
These are the visual styles that judges representing multiple websites in the skinning community along with thousands of users also like. If you personally don't like them, that's your choice.
But please show some respect to the skin authors who put in a lot of time into creating skins that you are able to freely use.