Research Status

There have been studies on the course of white space conditions in newspapers for up to 40 years. This shows that free space was saved in the past purely for cost reasons. Why this today still has a negative connotation does not emerge from it. The question of white in relation to perception is problematic. It is not uncommon for papers, unlike good scientific practice, to start from facts, but rather from very bold philosophical approaches. Starting with the meaning of white up to the conveyance of emotions through the color.


Missing literature is foreseeable and very critical. Apodictics through the experience of designers is a common practice in the field of design. Furthermore, a drift into philosophical approaches is feared and avoided if possible.