Why not do something simple? Like turn the maidsafe hex logo thing (current forum logo) into a foam cube for stress relief (or maybe a giant one as a bean bag chair?) and turn the triangle logo into a key chain fob.
How come when I suggest we need a mascot like dogecoin I get cut down but when you do everyone loves it? Well I don’t really care about that if we are just gonna get it done somehow lets frickin make this happen! Once we have a mascot, feature him/her/it in some twitter memes and bam now we are dogeing!
dogecoin was made out of an existing meme.
They just took it as it was and made a coin out of it. It worked well, but you can not transfer this to Safenetwork (because then it had to be a dancing-crab-network or something).
What goes is a mascot like those of michelin or duracell.
But the right approach to build a brand is to define it first and then decide if a mascot would be beneficial at all.
There is a reason why google has no mascott although they are paying millions to some world-renowned branding specialist.
Or why Milka has its cow and Lindt would never ever go for it. But they both do just chocolate, right?
In my opinion if one day we could pay those or similar guys to create a brand around safenetwork, this would be the groundbraking thing. Otherwise it is easy to drown in the see of memes and poor corporate identities.
Don’t get me wrong, when you look at safenetwork.tech you see that somebody is thinking about this stuff already and it looks professional, but wasn’t the logo for safenetwork made at 99designs.com (which is a huge no-go)?