White space is an essential design principle to consider when creating a document or design. It helps to reduce visual clutter that comes from an overly busy page and keeps designs looking clean. But how does a designer know how much is too much?
Here are some examples of good white space at work:
The use of lots of white space creates breathing room for a design to stand out and be impactful. It is often difficult to leave significant portions of a page blank, but adds strength and focuses the eye on the layout of graphics and typography that is remains.