This will be all about getting Elementary OS set up the way Brandon likes it.
To install Elementary Tweaks:
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:versable/elementary-update sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install elementary-tweaks
To install Wingpanel Slim:
sudo apt-get install wingpanel-slim
More information about Elementary add-ons can be found here:
Many of the packages in the PPA are quite useful, such as