In search of white space

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What is “in search of white space” means to me.

  • Closing down the open web browsers in my brain
  • Turning the digital noise around me down
  • Creating a space for my brain to be
  • Listening not solving
  • Actively not doing
  • Pausing
  • Being

But what if instead of “in search of white space” the default was white space and you went “in search of ….” time for:

  • Work
  • Children
  • Social media
  • TV box sets
  • Life admin

White Space

White Space

noun

  1. The portion of the page left unmarked

    White space is an important element of design which enables the objects in it to exist at all.  A page crammed full of text or graphics with very little white space runs the risk of appearing busy or cluttered, and is typically difficult to read.

  2. The portion of being left unmarked

    White space is an important element of a human brain which enables creative thinking to exist at all.  A brain crammed full of text, graphics, emails, messages, inofrmation, videos, blog posts, articles, news, alerts and adverts with very little white space runs the risk of becoming busy or cluttered, and is typically difficult to simply be.