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Latest revision as of 13:06, 28 February 2015

Vignelli Center for Design Studies
7A VIG.jpg
Name Vignelli Center for Design Studies
Building Number 7A
Abbreviation VIG
Zone E-5
Floors 5
Year Built 2010

Vignelli Center for Design Studies is building that houses the entire archive of renowned designers Massimo and Lella Vignelli, two members of the Board of Trustees. The building houses the Vignellis' comprehensive archive of graphic design, furniture, and objects. These archives are used as teaching tools for students of RIT's School of Design and visiting designers.[1]. The archives are accessible to all; to learn from and use as teaching tools.

The Vignelli Center for Design Studies is open to the public and welcomes visitors.


In 2008[2], Massimo and Lella Vignelli agreed to donate the entire archive of their design work to the Rochester Institute of Technology. This was the reason for the planning and construction of the Vignelli Center.

External links


  1. "A Visit to The Vignelli Center for Design Studies at RIT". Design Milk. 
  2. "RIT Holds Groundbreaking for Vignelli Center for Design Studies on Oct 7". Rochester Institute of Technology. Archived from the original on February 28, 2012. 

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