The power of negative space in advertising

Interesting piece on use of white space in advertising design.

Illustratrion of white space in advertising design

I’ve always thought it was important to educate clients on the importance of white space. Having design-sensitive clients will make your life easier, it will make most processes shorter and r…

Source: The power of negative space in advertising – Designer Daily: graphic and web design blog

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The Book

In 2013 Keith Houston published a terrific book on typography called Shady Characters. Not only was it a fascinating account of the origins of common (and not so common) characters but it was also beautifully designed and typeset. I’m pleased to see Keith has a new book coming up in August about the book itself titled, obviously enough, The Book. From the shots on the website, it looks every bit as interesting and as beautiful as Shady Characters.

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