|Definition||The use of emptiness in the aesthetics and function of a design.|
|Example||The margins, line height and word spacing of text.|
|Related Concepts||Negative SpacePositive SpaceShape & FormStyle|
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What is Space in Design?
John Spacey, November 22, 2015 updated on February 15, 2017
Space is a design consideration that recognizes the importance of empty places in a design. In the context of architecture, space is a physical environment in which people live and work. In the case of visual 2D design, space is a way to create a sense of separation between elements that makes a design more visually appealing and usable.
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