Arif Hossain

Product Designer at Cisscom LLC

Our brains are hardwired for efficiency. šŸ’” šŸ‘‰ Studies in visual processing show that we group and interpret visual information based on proximity, similarity, and other principles. This idea is known as Gestalt psychology. Gestalt comes from the German word for "form" or "whole." It emphasises that the brain sees the whole before its parts. This means we tend to see objects and patterns as unified entities, even when presented with fragmented elements. šŸ’” In design, therefore, whitespace, the seemingly empty space between elements, is not just an aesthetic choice, but a science-backed tool for optimising user experience. šŸŒŸ By strategically manipulating whitespace, we can leverage the...