How to Use Whitespace, the Punctuation Between Visual Elements

Applying basic design principles, Part 1: Using the space between items to make clearer design

Erica Gunn
Feb 1, 2020 · 5 min read

This is the first in a series of articles that illustrate how basic design principles can improve information display. The next installment will apply some of these same principles to a visualization dashboard.

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