Ville have roots in northern Karelia in eastern Finland. It reflects in his work through the presence of nature and melancholy. He now lives in Helsinki and works as a freelance designer and photographer, and travels to other Finns around the world to document their homes in photo. Contrary to the stressful city life, his childhood home inspired him to start photographing. It is located on an island in Saimaa, Finland's largest lake and Villes grandparents used to live in the same house. Their artistic background inspired him as a teenager to participate in a local photo competition, which became the start of his career. His photos have taken part in several exhibitions and has been published in Italian Vogue, among other magazines.