An overhead photo of students walking on RIT's campus.

For more information or questions about the Vignelli Center, please contact Director Josh Owen at or Archivist Jennifer Whitlock at

a map showing where the Vignelli Center is located


The Vignelli Center for Design Studies is located on the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) campus, adjacent to 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.

the Vignelli Center galleries

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.


Tours of the Vignelli Center are available Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Please contact Jennifer Whitlock at to schedule a tour.

Class Visits

For faculty who would like to bring their classes to the Vignelli Center, please contact Jennifer Whitlock at to discuss curriculum needs and schedule a visit.


For access to the archives collections, please contact Jennifer Whitlock at to discuss your interests.