Thursday, 18 January 2007

The magical use of white space

The use of empty space in design is a major factor, and often one which will distinguish good design from bad. In the world of the web - especially since the big "Web2.0" phenomena - the good use of white space is vital but it doesn't have to be 'white space'. Having a good eye for space in general is important.

As I was taught at university, often it is not the placement of elements on a page but often the spaces these leave that make a design work. I recently read an interesting article on A List Apart by Mark Boulton which looks into the essential tool - 'White Space'.

Read the article here >