Rob Walker

The Art of Noticing
  • The Art of Noticing

  • Notice more, and notice more joy in the everyday.

    Distracted? Overwhelmed? Feel like your attention is constantly being pulled in different directions? Learn how to steal it back.

    Accessible and inspiring, this book features 131 surprising and innovative exercises to help you tune out white noise, get unstuck from your screen and manage daily distractions.

    Make small yet impactful changes and bring focus to the things and people that are most important to you.

Rob Walker is a journalist who writes about design, technology, business and the arts, among other subjects. He writes The Workologist for the Sunday Business section of The New York Times and contributes to a wide range of publications, including The Atlantic, NewYorker.com, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, The Boston Globe and Bloomberg Businessweek. His previous books include Significant Objects: 100 Extraordinary Stories About Ordinary Things (co-authored with Joshua Glenn) and Buying In. He is on the faculty of the Products of Design MFA program at the School of Visual Arts. He lives in New Orleans, USA.