When Article 50 was triggered last week it made Brexit a certainty. While others asked about the future of British Manufacturing, trade or travel, architecture and design magazine Dezeen got straight to the point – what next for the Great British Passport!
Today Dezeen revealed the shortlisted of their unofficial Brexit passport design competition.
The competition attracted entries from 34 different countries and entrant ranging from 12 years old to 83.
The UK passport should act as a tool to mend relationships
Adrian Westaway – Special Projects
We were particularly taken with (Born to Engineer favourite!) Adrian Westaways entry.
An iridescent passport that you can be proud to carry around the world (it even features a set of handy translations to help more linguistically challenged Brits make friends abroad).
The top prize for the competition is £1,000 for the winning design, with £500 for second place and £250 for third place.
Winners will be selected by a jury consisting of:
Deyan Sudjic, director of the Design Museum in London;
Rohan Silva, founder of Second Home and former government policy adviser;
Margaret Calvert, graphic designer;
Oliver Wainwright, architecture and design critic for The Guardian;
Anita Taylor, dean of Bath School of Art and Design and chair of the Council for Higher Education in Art and Design;
Sharon Hodgson, MP for Washington and Sunderland West and chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Art, Craft and Design in Education;
Marcus Fairs, founder and editor-in-chief of Dezeen.
Now the shortlist of designs have been published on Dezeen they will exhibit at the Design Museum in London, with a wider selection of entries will be shown at Clerkenwell Design Week in London in May 2017.
Adrian Westaway – Born to Engineer
We featured Adrian Westaway in our Born to Engineer video series of videos last March.
View the full shortlist at dezeen.com