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White Space is Awesome. This piece shows a fantastic use of negative space. The white space and the black space create contrast as well as acting as negative space for each other. The overall image creates an illusion of two separate images that are bounce the eye up and down the page.

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Navio Vazio… In this simplistic abstract piece, the arms and hands show us something on a white background. It fulfills our needs because of the figure and ground made by dark colors.

Would be awesome and humorous if it was actually put on a box of uncooked spaghetti noodles.

A fun piece of graphic design. I love the concept of the spaghetti bar code because it is original and whimsical.

teclado de pássaros

teclado de pássaros

Peter and the Wolf by Phoebe Morris Illustration

Graphic design inspiration

This book cover shows excellent figure ground/negative space. The contours formed by the position of the fox serve as the shape of a boy, I'm assuming "Peter." This empty space also creates a wonderful focal point for the book title to nestle into.

When I look at this picture, I don't know the meaning of it. There are some descriptions of this poster, but I just can find a piano and  a person on this poster.I cannot link this image with bear attack or blood.

Jordi Verdu poster for Bear Attack Nice us of negative space, perspective, and dramatic piano composition.

typographic optical illusion 05thomasquinn 20 Awesome Optical Illusions Using Typography

20 Awesome Optical Illusions Using Typography

"The hanging City", by Yau Hoong Tang (2011) - CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Art Inspiration: Surreal Illustration by Tang Yau Hoo. This one really caught my eye. The use of negative space makes you think is this a city skyline.or just a bunch of hanging light bulbs?

Designing With Black and White: 50 Striking Examples For Your Inspiration – Design School

Designing With Black and White: 50 Striking Examples For Your Inspiration

POSITIVE / NEGATIVE SPACE In this spread, negative spacing is used in a very creative way. We could use this as the Table of Contents or as the list of members in specific clubs.

Modernist Posters by Quim Marin

Modernist Swiss Style Posters by Quim Marin