I've noticed that some of the other SE sites have moved away from the "default" theme that DIY is now on. I think that as we grow, we should create our own theme as well. Any suggestions for what this should contain?
You get a theme when you graduate from public beta. We're still waiting on a huge traffic jump to get the green light.
I think the existing theme is pretty close to what I would choose. I like how it resembles a blueprint (thanks to the graph paper background). Just build it up a little bit so it's distinct from the beta theme, dotted lines, callouts, etc. Definitely like the "Under Construction" feel.
In addition to what Steve said, the stats we look for prior to launch are here
For context, the overall network stats are at