Since we are talking about esthetics, that's an entirely subjective matter... I like stock Google but I like much more Touchwiz. My launcher is Nova Prime but I use stock Touchwiz icons, for example.
Feature-wise, Touchwiz ROMs DESTROY stock Google ROMs. And that's not a subjective matter...
Samsung Galaxy Note II (N7100) - from Germany (DBT), carrier-free, titanium gray, 16 GB - stock JB XXDME6 + CF-Auto-Root
Nexus 7 2013 - Wi-Fi 32GB - stock KitKat 4.4.2 + ElementalX kernel 2.3, unlocked and rooted thanks to Wug's Nexus Root Toolkit v1.7.9