Looks amazing. I've drifted away from Linux as it just can't serve my purposes but you are god damn guaranteed that I'm revisiting it this weekend thanks to this! ^_^ Need to find some tut's for installing all this though XD
It's Gnome 3.11.9 as opposed to gnome-shell. Gnome is the general framework whereas gnome shell is the interface. This is based on Gnome instead of say Unity and uses the elementary pantheon interface on top of that framework.