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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.

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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 2.4.0 release

Rivet 2.4.0 is now available. This release introduces the horizontal card variant, simplifies tabs markup, and fixes various bugs.

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Statewide 2023 slide deck

Download the slides from our presentation about Web Components

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Icon library added to Rivet documentation

The icon library features over 200 SVG icons for use in Rivet projects.

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Getting help with Rivet

Rivet is a university-wide initiative, overseen by the Enterprise Experience team. To get help with Rivet, email