Daily coronavirus briefing: today's architecture and design coronavirus briefing includes magazine covers and movie posters that reflect the pandemic, as well as face shields by Nike, Adidas and Apple.
10 magazine covers that offer creative takes on the coronavirus crisis
RIBA furloughs third of staff
The Royal Institute of British Architects has confirmed that it will be using the UK government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to furlough 30 per cent of its 300-strong workforce (via Architects' Journal).
Nike designs face shields and lenses for air-purifying respirators
Sports brand Nike has used materials from its footwear and clothing to create face shields and lenses for air-purifying respirators, which are used to safeguard medical workers in contaminated areas (via Dezeen).
Movie posters updated to reflect social distancing
The artwork for movies including ET, Titanic, Jaws and Trainspotting have been updated, with characters moved further apart to reflect current social-distancing recommendations in place in many countries (via Little White Lines).
Recycled plastic turned into face shields and hands-free door handles to fight coronavirus
Recycling initiative Precious Plastic's open-source machines are being used to recycle plastic and turn it into face shields, respirator masks and hands-free door handles to fight coronavirus (via Dezeen).
Apple reveals face shield design
Apple has unveiled its design for a face shield to protect health workers fighting coronavirus, which it is producing in the millions (via Dezeen).
Zara social distances logo
Spanish fashion retailer Zara has separately the letters in its logo, which were pushed up closely together as part of a controversial rebrand by Baron & Baron last year, to promote social distancing. The move follows similar resigns by brands including Volkswagen, Audi and McDonalds (via Zara Twitter).
Parsons School of Design documents objects of our isolation
The Observational Practices Lab at New York's Parsons School of Design is inviting people to share images taken in isolation to create The Atlas of Everyday Objects (via It's Nice That).
Adidas and Carbon 3D-printing face shields
Simple origami face shield can be folded from single sheet of plastic