Five designs have made it on to each of competition-organiser Landmark Wales' shortlists to become the chosen icons of Holyhead, the Second Severn Crossing and Flintshire - all key crossing points into the principality.
Designs include an enormous sun-lit glass 'Dragon's Egg' by artist Amber & Pearl which David Davies, MP and AM for Monmouth, described as 'completely awful'.
But Marks Barfield looks set to match its London Eye success with its Red Cloud entry (above). The sculpture - which is currently clear favourite according to the Western Mail - is formed of red painted human forms flying in formation.
The Landmark Wales design competition is one of 23 across the UK competing for National Lottery Living Landmarks funding. Two other Welsh schemes - an arts centre in Llanelli and the restoration of Newport canal system - are hoping for the Lottery cash.
To see all the entries, visit: www.ajplus.co.uk/b_bank