Chinese designers pay much attention to the expression of white or empty space because they consider white to be a color. As the old saying goes, “take white as black.” It’s a philosophy that equates the emptiness of white with the solidness of black. To use black skillfully, you must first master the use of white. A black figure is not perfect without a well-arranged white figure as a contrast. White and black are in a dialectic relationship.
Forms of Inquiry
Take White as Black