Is 'digital fatigue' changing the graphic arts scene?

We might be living in the digital age, but the UK's handmade graphic arts scene is flourishing. That's according to director Anthony Peters and design collective Look and Yes, who are producing a feature length film – Made You Look – investigating the DIY landscape in our hyper digital age.

Why are increasing numbers of designers and illustrators returning to handmade techniques? How, exactly, is 'digital fatigue' shaping the creative landscape? And is making tactile artwork really good for your health?

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Julia Sagar
Editor-in-chief retail

Julia is editor-in-chief, retail at Future Ltd, where she works in e-commerce across a number of consumer lifestyle brands. A former editor of design website Creative Bloq, she’s also worked on a variety of print titles, and was part of the team that launched consumer tech website TechRadar. She's been writing about art, design and technology for over 15 years.