Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation

Norway Designs Most Stylish Passport Ever


The passport is an unglamorous thing; a necessary, functional piece of kit just that you mainly think about in terms of not wanting to lose it.

But Norway have changed the game with this beautiful new design. The government ran a national competition to create a new look for their country's passport, with Oslo design studio Neue emerging triumphant. Not only is it bold, clean and simple, it also incorporates visual elements of the Norwegian landscape quite beautifully.

The cover comes in three colours: white, turquoise or red (for immigrant, diplomat and standard), with the inside booklet depicting a fjord (in normal light) and the Northern lights under UV. In addition, there's a new Identity Card design which, again incorporates some Norwegian scenery. There's currently no release date set, but it should be sometime within the next two years.

The new passport and ID card follows on from the newly designed Kroner notes which won widespread acclaim.

What would a new UK passport look like? Maybe the rolling hills of the Lake District, or London's city skyline? Or perhaps simply a more realistic taste of Britain: a 'rail replacement bus' sign to warn visitors of their likely first experience of our great nation.

(Images: Neue)

[via The Next Web]


Norway Passport
Norway Passport
Norway Passport
Norway Passport



Stylish Airport-Proof Travel Accessories


The World's Smartest Suitcase


The 15 greatest foreign films on Netflix


Jo Nesbø: Footballer, Banker, Rock Star, Novelist


The City Bike In A Bag


The Leather Triangle Bicycle Bag



There's an adult-sized version of the toy car we all had

Forget your Ferarris, this is where it's at

by Dave Fawbert
25 Oct 2016

Obama just obliterated Trump On Jimmy Kimmel's 'Mean Tweets'

The bewigged one just got served

by Joe Ellison
25 Oct 2016

Stephen King teased Donald Trump story and Twitter reacted wonderfully

We can't think of many scarier things than this man as President

by Tom Fordy
24 Oct 2016

This American listed everything we Brits do better than our US cousins

Including cheese, sarcasm and knowing which bit of your body to hit a ball with

by Tom Fordy
24 Oct 2016

Scientists claim they've solved the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle

About bloody time

by Tristan Cross
24 Oct 2016

The world's top male escort answered a bunch of insightful questions

Everything you've ever wanted to ask, answered in explicit detail. NSFW

24 Oct 2016

Obama just danced to Hotline Bling with Usher

Still officially the coolest President of all time

24 Oct 2016

Watch this huntsman spider kill a mouse and never sleep again

Of course it happened in Australia

by David Cornish
24 Oct 2016

The new bike lock that will literally makes thieves sick

The SkunkLock sprays a vomit-inducing chemical when cut

by Tom Fordy
21 Oct 2016

Watch Donald Trump meet Saint & Greavsie to do the Rumbelows Cup draw

Did this really happen?

21 Oct 2016