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Edwin Arthur Schlossberg
Born July 19, 1945 (1945-07-19) (age 64)
Education Columbia College of Columbia University
Occupation designer, author, and artist
Political party Democratic
Religious beliefs Jewish
Spouse(s) Caroline Kennedy (m. 1986–present) «start: (1986)»"Marriage: Caroline Kennedy to Edwin Schlossberg" Location: (linkback:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwin_Schlossberg)
Children Rose Kennedy Schlossberg
Tatiana Kennedy Schlossberg
John Kennedy Schlossberg
Parents Alfred Schlossberg
Celia Schlossberg

Edwin Arthur Schlossberg (born July 19, 1945), founder and principal of ESI Design, is an internationally recognized designer, author and artist. Schlossberg specializes in designing interactive, participatory experiences, beginning in 1977 with the first hands-on learning environment in the U.S. for the Brooklyn Children's Museum. Schlossberg continues to work in the field and publishes frequently on the subject. Schlossberg is the author of Interactive Excellence: Defining and Developing New Standards for the Twenty-first Century.



Schlossberg's multidisciplinary design firm, ESI Design, is based on Sixth Avenue in New York City, New York and has produced award-winning interactive experiences for both institutional and corporate clients.[1] Signature projects include:

Personal life

All four of Schlossberg's grandparents were Ukrainian Jews born near Poltava, Ukraine, who arrived in the United States at Ellis Island.[1]

He married Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of President John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, on July 19, 1986. [2] They have three children:

  • Rose Kennedy Schlossberg, born on June 25, 1988 in New York City, New York (named after Caroline's paternal grandmother Rose Kennedy)
  • Tatiana Celia Kennedy Schlossberg, born on May 5, 1990 in New York City, New York (named after Edwin's former colleague, the lithographer Tatiana Grossman, and after Edwin's grandmother)
  • John Bouvier Kennedy Schlossberg, born on January 19, 1993 in New York City, New York (named after Caroline's maternal grandfather, John Vernou Bouvier III (nickname Jack)).

He and Caroline Kennedy live on Park Avenue in Upper East Side, Manhattan.


First he attended New York's PS 166 school. Schlossberg is a graduate of Birch Wathen Lenox School and Columbia College of Columbia University.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Hogrefe, Jeffery: "The family man," New York Magazine
  2. ^ "Caroline Bouvier Kennedy to wed Edwin Schlossberg". New York Times. March 2, 1986. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9A0DEEDD1E3DF931A35750C0A960948260. Retrieved 2007-06-21. "The engagement of Caroline Bouvier Kennedy and Edwin Arthur Schlossberg has been announced by her mother, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis of New York. A summer wedding is planned."  

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