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Rivet Design System

A system for designing and building digital interfaces at IU

Built with plain HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, Rivet helps teams create familiar and accessible experiences across platforms.

Abstract illustration depicting multiple aspects of the design system

Rivet 2 is the latest version of IU's design system. Visit to see the Rivet 1 documentation.

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Rivet news

Bookmark the Rivet blog to stay updated.

Rivet 1 End of Life Reminder

The previous major version of Rivet will reach its end of life on Friday, December 29, 2023.

Scott Anthony Murray

Rivet 2.5.2 release

Rivet 2.5.2 is now available. This patch release makes fixes to the avatar and disclosure components.

Scott Anthony Murray

Rivet 2.5.1 release

Rivet 2.5.1 is now available. This release makes accessibility updates to the hero, quote, and switch components.

Scott Anthony Murray

Getting help with Rivet

Rivet is a university-wide initiative, overseen by the Enterprise Experience team. Learn how to get help with Rivet.