The use of negative space is just as important as positive space. It brings order and balance to a composition and sometimes can be used in clever ways.

Have a look at these logos that use negative space in subtle (sometimes, not-so-subtle) and yet, very effective ways.

Colin Tierney

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Michael Spitz

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Alex Dalmau

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George Bokhua

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William Komskis

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Ryan Rizaldhy Iksan

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Lindsay Aho

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Jamie Stolarski

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Kevin Kurtovich

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Kevin Longino

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Abdallah Ahizoune

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Nikita Lebedev

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Deividas Bielskis

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Leo Logos

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