Thank you for your post.
This question is better suited in the Product Ideas board. Moving this post to the Product Ideas is not currently possible. Therefore, go to: Product Ideas
Since this is a change of design, may I kindly ask you to have this forwarded to Development Department?
I'ld like to have them to know about our concerns about changes-for-changes-sake we frequently see with new releases. Some break with our habits for no need or at least are confusing at all.
Let the designer know: Don't change if it doesn't improve are brings any benefits to us!
Or take away his colouring pencils
This is a design issue initiated by Product Management. Therefore, posting this to the Product Ideas board is the best option as both Product Management and Development monitor the Product Ideas board.