Thursday, April 7, 2016

Finland 2016
Wings of thoughts

ISSUE DATE: 26 February 2016
 STAMP DESIGN: Jaana Aalto

Printed condolences and other letter items weighing under 100 grams are delivered 1st class in Finland, with a EUR 1.80 stamp. Illustration by Jaana Aalto, the postcard designer known for her natural themes, is well suited for a variety of items. 

The harmonious Wings of Thoughts stamp is adorned with long bird wings over a misty water scene. The image on the stamp is spray painted, as are many of the artist’s beloved Christmas cards. In addition to postcards and printed condolences, Jaana Aalto has illustrated children’s books and TV series.

Stamp images and description thanks to Posti