The all-black motif is refined and sleek, giving the Xbox One a slightly more serious vibe than the 360. TV Integration is the name of the game for the console. Skype calls, cable feeds, HDMI...it's all there.
But as a designer, I was curious as to why they decided to go so "boxy". Instead of going thinner, smaller, or lighter they went the total opposite. Click the video above to view why they decided to go into the direction they did.