The Power Of Active Negative Space In Design

The Power Of Active Negative Space In Design

Negative space, or blank space, is one of the most powerful elements of design. It activates a space–and creates a spotlight on certain aspects of a room. You can use active negatives space in a large or small room to help the overall flow of the space. In this living room, a large wall is accented by an abstract piece of art. While there is still more room on the wall for a few other pieces of art or objects–intentionally leaving it "active" or blank helps to drive focus to the one artwork–positioning it as a strong focal point within the room. 

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