February 02, 2010
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For the last 76 months — that would be 6 years and 3 months — we have been uploading what has amassed to more than 5,400 Word Its by more than 1,800 individuals. It has been both an arduous and enjoyable task. On behalf of everyone that has participated we humbly and proudly bring Word It to a close, thanking everyone that made it possible.
We hope you keep finding outlets, online and offline, for your creativity. Our archives will remain active for as long as the UnderConsideration network stays afloat.
All the best,
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Rudi Seitz’s comment is:
Thanks to the WordIt founders and contributors for creating such a fun and provocative forum! The archives are an amazing record of six years of visual creativity. When I heard the news that WordIt was closing, shortly after I discovered the site, I decided to start PictorialMatter to keep a monthly word depiction challenge alive on the web. I'm aware that the new site is following in some pretty big footsteps! But the challenge that WordIt posed is a timeless one, and I believe there should be an outlet for those who want to continue exploring this fertile ground. Please visit and help keep the visual dialog going.
On Feb.04.2010 at 05:05 PM
Swiss’s comment is:
Thank You for the opportunity to exercise my mind!
On Feb.04.2010 at 09:32 PM
shaun’s comment is:
I absulutley love it. Good Very Good.
On Aug.03.2010 at 04:30 PM
JP’s comment is:
I found this site when you were @ THE END.......Is this a sign? Or a new beginning? I CHOOSE the latter! Draw on!
On Dec.25.2010 at 12:45 PM
Cynthia Sugawara’s comment is:
Hi- I'm a middle school teacher in a public school in S.F. Hey I just found your site and thought it great for my students for inspiration and possible participation--but you're ending! Darn, I'm too late! Any suggestions for other sites like this?
On Feb.21.2011 at 02:49 PM
cytheria’s comment is:
Your content is still makes for very good reading hopw you come back...
On Jul.12.2011 at 02:54 PM
Discussing, and looking for, what is relevant in, and the relevance of, graphic design.
Displaying opinions, and focusing solely, on corporate and brand identity work.
Corralling the most relevant and creative on- and off-line bits that pertain to the design community – and said community is openly invited and encouraged to add their hard-earned links.
Celebrating the reality that print is not dead by showcasing the most compelling printed projects.
Describing, tracking and explaining culture, commerce, politics, media, sports, brands — everything possible, really — through design.
Designing corporate and brand identities and full development of printed and digital matter for clients and us.
+ Word It, is a division of UnderConsideration LLC, encouraging creative diversity in the community through monthly, one-word challenges.
+ Word It is run with Six Apart’s MovableType 4.2
+ In 2007, with F+W Media we published The Word It Book, an edited selection from the first 30 words
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+ Word It reserves the right to delete any comment deemed offensive or unnecessary
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+ Word It is not responsible for the views expressed by each individual entry and its author. Nor does it represent Word It’s or UnderConsideration’s own opinions. We have zero censorship (unless deemed completely unpublishable material). If you have a problem with somebody’s entry we ask you to contact the author.
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