Founder, Principal Designer, ESI Design
Edwin Schlossberg is the founder, president and principal designer of ESI Design. He is an internationally recognized designer of collaborative public experiences, knowledge-sharing networks and communications platforms for a variety of companies and institutions. His designs share a common theme – to help participants explore, learn, communicate and collaborate together.
His recent projects include the award-winning Dream Cube for the Shanghai Corporate Community at the 2010 World Expo, PNC Fairfax Connection, the National Immigration Museum at Ellis Island, Tryon Palace, Reuters Sign in Times Square, GE Social Space at TED, Mercy Corps’ Action Center, INFINITY at NASA Stennis Space Center and many others.
Dr. Schlossberg holds a Ph.D. in science and literature from Columbia University. He is the author of numerous articles and 11 books, including Interactive Excellence: Defining and Developing New Standards for the Twenty-first Century. His artwork has appeared in several solo and group exhibitions and can be found in numerous museums and private collections. Dr. Schlossberg serves as a board member for the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and desigNYC. Appointed by President Obama, Dr. Schlossberg is currently serving a four-year term on the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts.
Designing Spaces with Interaction in Mind
BY EDWIN SCHLOSSBERG
@ VOL 113
ON APR 30, 2014
"You can discover the ideas with 34 other people simultaneously so it's the interdependence that makes for the consciousness."
Edwin Schlossberg speaks about designing places where people can both learn from one another and understand complex ideas using a mixture of no technology and high technology. Edwin has been designing facilities all over the world where people can learn and discover new things from each other’s experiences and from the tools held within.