Car enthusiasts (including myself) are the only ones that didn't like his design.
But even I am starting to see the impact of his team's design language. I think the first generation of flame surfaced BMW's were overdone, but the later iterations, both by BMW and others, are really looking pretty decent.
The "owner" of Samsung is a big car lover. I wonder if this has anything to do with his personal preference.
I think this signals that Samsung is looking for some originality. They may have found the right guy.