“The Sign From The North Side”: Majestic Lapland Landscapes In Photographs By Sami Takarautio

Stunning natural landscapes by Sami Takarautio, a talented self-taught photographer, and adventurer currently based in Espoo, Finland. Sami focuses mainly on nature and landscape photography. He shoots awesome animals, adventures, and outdoor landscapes. More: Instagram h/t:


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/06/the-sign-from-the-north-side-majestic-lapland-landscapes-in-photographs-by-sami-takarautio/

A Finnish Factory Worker Dies, Leaving Behind A Wonderland Sculpture Garden

oranssiomena Veijo Rönkkönen (1942-2010) built remarkable park in Koitsanlahti, Parikkala, close to the Russian border in Finland. He worked on the site of some half a hectare for nearly 50 years. His hard work resulted in about 560 concrete statues and a magnificent garden. The young Veijo Rönkkönen was known to be very guarded. Art making was his way of communicating with the outside world.


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/05/a-finnish-factory-worker-dies-leaving-behind-a-wonderland-sculpture-garden/

Photographer Juuso Hämäläinen Captures Breathtaking Photos Of Magical Northern Lights And Landscapes

Spectacular night landscapes by Juuso Hämäläinen, a talented 23-years old self-taught photographer, educator, and adventurer from Tampere, Finland. Juuso focuses mainly on nature, outdoor, and landscape photography. More: Juuso Hämäläinen, Instagram, Facebook h/t:


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/02/photographer-juuso-hamalainen-captures-breathtaking-photos-of-magical-northern-lights-and-landscapes/

A Woman Crocheted Herself And Her Dog: Life-Size Crochet Sighting In Kyröskoski, Finland, Bet You Had To Look Twice!

Liisa Hietanen was born in Lohja, Finland in 1981. She graduated as Bachelor of Design from Lahti University of Applied Sciences in 2007 and as Bachelor of Fine Arts from Tampere University of Applied Sciences in 2012. She currently lives and works in Hämeenkyrö, Finland. “I make sculptures by crocheting and knitting. The technique has become a way of thinking. It is continuous and present...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/01/a-woman-crocheted-herself-and-her-dog-life-size-crochet-sighting-in-kyroskoski-finland-bet-you-had-to-look-twice/

“Tales From The Thousand Lakes”: Beautiful Nordic Landscapes In Photographs By Julia Kivelä

Fantastic travel landscapes by Julia Kivelä, a talented self-taught photographer who was born and raised St. Petersburg, Russia and currently lives and works in Helsinki, Finland. Julia focuses mainly on landscape, adventure, lifestyle, and outdoor photography. More: Julia Kivelä, Facebook, Instagram h/t:


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/12/tales-from-the-thousand-lakes-beautiful-nordic-landscapes-in-photographs-by-julia-kivela/

(via 35PHOTO – Jarkko Järvinen – Eurasian pygmy owl, Finland)

(via 35PHOTO - Jarkko Järvinen - Eurasian pygmy owl, Finland)

SOURCE: http://earthlynation.tumblr.com/post/155731584183

Calm Yourself

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Research shows that spending time in nature is an effective way to reduce stress. Even a brief stay enhances your mental wellbeing and helps to recover from a busy day. For those who lack the privilege to enjoy nature from their backyards, here is some serenity and beauty from the city of Porvoo, Finland. Sit back, take a deep breath and enjoy.

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SOURCE: http://designyoutrust.com/2015/10/calm-yourself/