Author: Howard Schneider

Coexisting with Chaos

All art and design involves structure, the apparent lack of it, or something in between. Order can be observed in the spiral pattern of sunflower, a nautilus shell, wire mesh and in the grid of Manhattan. On the other hand rippling waves of tall grass swaying in the wind may exude randomness but the same… Read more »

Connecting Music and Art Through Rhythm

The Montreux Jazz Festival has been attracting music afficionados to Switzerland and the Lake Geneva shoreline annually since 1967. The idiom of jazz contains a wide variety of styles, shapes, textures, patterns and approaches. Capturing the essence of jazz in a poster – a relatively small piece of visual real estate – could at once… Read more »