Josh Owen, Director of the Vignelli Center
Josh Owen
Jennifer Whitlock, Archivist
Jennifer Whitlock


The Vignelli Center for Design Studies is located on the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) campus, adjacent to the University Gallery in Booth Hall (building 7A). Visitors should enter the RIT campus via the main entrance on Jefferson Road and proceed to the Welcome Center to request a visitor’s parking pass, directions to the Vignelli Center, and the location of visitor parking.

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Benetton Galleries

Highlights from the design archives of Massimo and Lella Vignelli are on view at the Vignelli Center in the two-story Benetton Galleries. The galleries are free and open to the public. Access is through RIT’s University Gallery. Please visit their website or contact by phone (585) 475-2866 or email for gallery hours.


General Inquiries

For general inquiries related to the Vignelli Center or to arrange a meeting with the Director, contact Josh Owen at

Tours, Class Visits & Research

To schedule a tour, bring classes to the Vignelli Center, or access the archives collections, please contact Jennifer Whitlock at Tours of the Vignelli Center are available Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.