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To put my two cents in.

The dragonfly is already used by DragonFly BSD and Opera Dragonfly.

On 26/04/17 10:57, Heiko Tietze wrote:
Since today is world penguin day [1] some journals reported about Tux,
which is a good reminder to keep our discussion boiling with the
reference how Linux found its mascot [2]. To summarize the discussion
I created a pad [3]. Anything to add?


2017-03-31 9:51 GMT+02:00 Heiko Tietze <>:
Hello all,

additional to the unique branding of LibreOffice today, we want to introduce an alternative to 
TDF's trademarked logo/icon elements that can be used by the community with minimal 
restrictions: a mascot.

The idea is similar to "Duke" from Java (, SuSE's 
chameleon "Geeko", Mozilla has a lizard/godzilla/tyrannosaurus, Linux' "Tux" is famous, KDE is 
going with the dragon "Konqi" ( and Krita has "Kiki" 

The first step would be to find some metaphors that enables designs to be creative. Something 
like Freedom, Documents, Openness etc. Ideas for the realization are of course also welcome. The 
mascot could be an animal like a (grumpy old) cat to refer to the seven lives of LibreOffice or 
something more symbolic.

Based on your input we would later start the actual design task, and ideally have a few options 
where the community can choose the best.

Dr. Heiko Tietze
UX Designer
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