Keep in mind as well that Android 12 hasn't officially released on Pixel phones yet. I think I heard it's official release is October 4th. Maybe by then we'll see some changes in design here.
Hello @bluefire ,
While we may not fully incorporate Material You as we believe One Ui is better suited for our devices, There may be an integration of selective components to enhance One Ui depending on user feedback.
One Ui Beta Team