Third Nacelle wrote:
^I agree the Enterpise should not look "fast and scary."
I thought the D was beautiful, inside and out, hotel lobbiness and all. It was futuristic without being cold, it was graceful, and it had character.
The E looked to much like a bad guy ship. Starfleet is supposed to be the good guys.
The exterior of the 1701-D was a 1980ies modern art disastertpiece.
The interior of the ship (carpet of the friggin' Bridge - come on!) was more suited to say, "Love Boat The Next Generation -- Hell, Patrick Sterwart even looked similar to Gavin McLeod.