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white space .

Some are scared of white space. I know many a person whom fall into the “use up all that white space!” category. I think white space is great. Just look at the effects it can achieve…. If YOU are scared of white space, I hope you change your mind.

[Definitons of ‘white space’]

1. Whitespace is the empty spaces in a design. Whitespace is used to separate disparate design elements and group similar ones. Whitespace is the lack of graphics or text in the layout. Whitespace is not always “white” – it is the empty parts of the page, but if the page has a different background color that will be the color of the whitespace.

2. In page layout, illustration and sculpture, white space is often referred to as negative space. It is that portion of a page left unmarked: the space between graphics, margins, gutters, space between columns, space between lines of type or figures and objects drawn or depicted. …

3. The areas of a page without print or pictures