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Vignelli Center for Design Studies - RITpedia
Vignelli Center for Design Studies
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.

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

History

In 2008[1], 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.

Construction

The building is scheduled to open in September of 2010.

External links

References

  1. "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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