The winning entry from Dezeen's Brexit passport design competition led to a discussion on the symbolic nature of the UK's future passport, in this week's comments update.
Crestfallen: Ian Macfarlane's winning passport features a cover coloured with a gradient of the burgundy EU passport and the blue of the pre-EU British passport, bringing back the emotions surrounding the EU referendum result for some readers.
"Does the winner indicate that Brexit is actually heading towards a Republic, with the royal Coat of Arms being painted out" After all, it was supposed to be about 'taking back control'," asked Peter B.
"Every time you look at this you will think Brexit," stated Dave.
John Jacon felt there was an important design element required to represent the reality of the result: "The new English passport should be smaller than the EU's."
"Well if Scotland goes, plus we get a united Ireland, the passport will be defunct anyway" pointed out Dezeen regular Mr Walnut Grey.
One reader was unfazed about the situation except for one detail:
Do you care if the design of the post-Brexit passport would remind you of the EU Referendum result" Have your say in our comment section ?
The great escape: UNStudio founder Ben van Berkel's suggestion that secluded pods designed for office workers to combat stress would become the norm within two years was met with a mixture of agreement and incredulity from readers.
"The answer isn't to give people refuge within work, but rather just ask them to work less. I honestly think a four day week is possible," argued Matt adamantly.
"How about not coming to work at all"" asked a rather hopeful Spadestick.
"I'm getting stressed just reading this," complained one guest reader.
Geofbob saw the concept for what it really was:
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