Negative space

Negative space,

Definition of Negative space:

  1. An area of a painting, sculpture, etc., containing no contrasting shapes, figures, or colours itself, but framed by solid or positive forms, especially one that constitutes a particularly powerful or significant part of the whole composition; also in extended use.

  2. Travel industry term for an unconfirmed (standby) seat booking. Opposite of positive space.

Meaning of Negative space & Negative space Definition