Perhaps it is because the terms used to
describe white space sound negative. White
space is nothing. It's the absence of text;
the absence of images. White space is
It is negative space.
But it's not wasted space.
One of the
to teach is white space
White space at the micro level (leading, kerning,
and tracking) can help improveor destroy the
legibility of a Web page. If you havea lot of
content you need to get across in a small
amount of space, you can increase the leading
or tracking to make the text easier to read.
White space at the macro level (spacing around
the biggestobjects on the page) can convey a
senseof elegance or down-marketquality to a
design. The morewhite space there is the more
expensive and high-quality a design may seem.
Here is an example howthey use
“white space” to their design.
a good approachto using whitespaceis to thinkabout what you would
like to see in a page.
Thinking about improvinguserexperience and focusingon content is
always a good wayto go when designing.
Whitespace can certainlyhelp you deliver the experience that your
client’s readers will enjoy, which usuallyleaves yourclient happywith
the work you’ve done.