Reasons Why White Spaces are Good in Web Designing

















In the context of web designing, white space is referred to the space between different design elements. The area between text, paragraphs, images, links and footers etc. are referred as white space. White space is not necessarily “white” it is essentially a blank space.

Use of white space helps in scanning different sections of websites and web pages. While designing web site template designers are often found to underrate the importance of white space. It reduces the amount of text that a visitor is required to scan at one go. Visual separation of different designing elements can be effectively done by using white space. A web site template using white space effectively appears clean, uncluttered and fresh. Let us explore several aspects of white space (also referred as negative space) that are relevant to web designing.

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Aldo Bukit is chief editor and owner of SmashingWall.com. Aside from his full time job, he loves blogging about design in general. He has over ten years of marketing design experience and the passion continues on. His profile on Google+ -

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