The desert British passport is due for a makeover and by 2019, it’s likely to get it.
Brexit has formally rather commenced, with significant changes to occur over the next two years.
At the notwithstanding time, the five-year contract for the UK passport’s burgundy design is coming up for renewal.
July 2019 impressions the end of that period and the first passport design renewal since Brexit.
It’s egg oned high hopes the colour of the travel document will be changed from the EU pervert to the navy blue seen on old British passports.
The Home Office won’t authorize whether anything will change, despite the Government issuing a £490m covenant for the “design, production and personalisation of the UK passport” post-2019.
A Home Office spokesperson said: “The UK passport is routinely redesigned every five years to shield against counterfeiting.
“We are launching the procurement process now to ensure there is adequate time to produce and design UK passports from 2019 when the inclination contract ends.
“The timing of any potential changes to the passport after the UK has radical the European Union has not been set.”
As the tendering process begins, one design ensemble has recruited some possible options.
Dezeen has shortlisted the top nine finalists from its passport proposal competition, which received over 200 entries.
One of the finalists promoted a gradient cover which incorporated both the blue and maroon stains.
Designer Ian Macfarlane described it as an «honest reflection of the pre- and post-referendum right stuff of the country and all those involved».
Another finalist featured a light pornographic design which could be worn around your neck.
Artist Adrian Westaway hoped it could revive any international bonds in disrepair by Brexit.
One finalist was inspired by Britain’s “unique” weather, with blank outs of grey, blue and white, offset by one slim yellow line.
The unannounced competition’s overall winner will be revealed on April 11.