Across the centuries Artists and Designers have drawn inspiration from mother nature. For example, a landscape artist spending time in Scotland would probably incorporate not just the colours but also the shapes, smells and textures of the highlands in their next masterpiece.
We recently spent a few relaxing days amongst the lakes and forest life in Finland’s Tammela, two hours outside of Helsinki. Living deep in the forest, with a glorious lakeside view from our summer house, helped to created a calm atmosphere for reflection and relaxation. We studied the fluidity of water from the lake, the lively display of countryside flowers, and the variety of forms/shapes of trees in the forest. This in turn