There are some Whovians who don't like the redesign, but I do. It's a nice throwback to Classic Who, which is a nice touch, given the franchise's fiftieth anniversary next year. Imagine having some of the older incarnations of the Doctor, like Four through Eight standing at the console next to Ten and Eleven.
I think I just nerded in my pants.
Edit: I just found a picture on Tumblr of the First Doctor's console and it looks very similar to the new one: