|Born||Edwin Arthur Schlossberg
July 19, 1945
|Education||Columbia College of Columbia University
Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
|Spouse(s)||Caroline Kennedy (m. 1986)|
|Children||Rose (born 1988)
Tatiana (born 1990)
John Schlossberg (born 1993)
Edwin Arthur Schlossberg (born July 19, 1945), founder and principal of ESI Design, is an American designer, author and artist. Schlossberg specializes in designing interactive, participatory experiences, beginning in 1977 with the first hands-on learning environment in the US for the Brooklyn Children's Museum. He continues to work in the field and publishes frequently on the subject. He is the husband of Caroline Kennedy and the son-in-law of John F. Kennedy. He is the author of nine published books including "Einstein and Beckett", and "Interactive Excellence". His art work has been seen in many one man shows and museum exhibits. In 2011 he was appointed to the U.S Commission of Fine Arts by President Barack Obama.
Early life 
Schlossberg's parents, Alfred and Mae, were both children of Ellis Island immigrants all of whom were born within 50 miles of one another near Poltava, Ukraine, then part of the Russian Empire. Alfred founded a textile-manufacturing business and was president of the Park East Synagogue on New York's Upper East Side, where Ed studied Hebrew and had a bar mitzvah. He grew up in a large extended Jewish family.
Schlossberg first attended New York's PS 166 school, and is a graduate of Birch Wathen School and Columbia College of Columbia University. He received his masters and doctoral degrees from Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Schlossberg's multidisciplinary design firm, ESI Design, is based on Sixth Avenue in New York City and has produced award-winning interactive experiences for both institutional and corporate clients. Signature projects include:
- Best Buy – Concept Stores
- Ellis Island – American Family Immigration History Center
- Playa Vista
- Pope John Paul II Cultural Center
- Reuters|Reuters Spectacular at 3 Times Square
- Sony Plaza and Sony Wonder Technology Lab
- World Financial Center Breezeway Media Walls
- World Trade Center and World Financial Center Informational Kiosks
Personal life 
Schlossberg married Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of President John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, on July 19, 1986. They have three children, all born in New York: Rose Kennedy Schlossberg (1988), Tatiana Celia Kennedy Schlossberg (1990), and John Bouvier Kennedy Schlossberg (1993). The Schlossbergs live on Park Avenue, on Manhattan's Upper East Side.
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