KDE is one of the most popular desktop environments for Linux, and now version 5.6 has just been released. KDE Plasma 5.6 offers a slicker Plasma theme, better multitasking, smoother widgets, a weather widget, and other tweaks.
The KDE site has details about version 5.6:
Today KDE releases a feature-packed new version of its desktop user interface, Plasma 5.6. This release of Plasma brings many improvements to the task manager, KRunner, activities, and Wayland support as well as a much more refined look and feel.