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Practicing self-care while working from home. How does wood fit into this practice?

Practicing self-care while working from home. How does wood fit into this practice?

Remote work often seems like a dream come true as it allows you to organize your day according to your needs. And, for the most part, that’s true: you spend no time commuting, you can work from the quiet of your own home, and you can curate your workspace to suit you...
May 23, 2024
Your space, your story: Hallie Rose Design

Your space, your story: Hallie Rose Design

From her formative years at the school of design to her journey as an entrepreneur and owner of Hallie Rose Design studio, Hallie’s passion for design has always been deep-seated. Inspired by her mother’s love for mid-century modern style and fueled by her own travel...
May 9, 2024
How do you live every day like it’s Earth Day?

How do you live every day like it’s Earth Day?

The age-old question of ‘how to live?’ can keep some of us up at night. On Earth Day, the more burning question is ‘How to live and not destroy the planet?’ If we want the future generations to be able to ponder the meaning of life, spend their free time amongst natu...
Apr 25, 2024
Your space, your story: Jenn Liu

Your space, your story: Jenn Liu

Drawing inspiration from contemporary and wabi-sabi styles, she creates remarkable DIY interior design projects. Sustainability is one of her main values, as she promotes furniture reuse and upcycling to reduce environmental impact. While she humbly refrains from cla...
Apr 18, 2024
Creation is an intimate process. A conversation with Natasza and Tomas from THER

Creation is an intimate process. A conversation with Natasza and Tomas from THER

Imagine pondering the idea that everything on Earth possesses its own spirit—a notion that compels us to reconsider our relationship with the seemingly inanimate elements that surround us. Rocks, water, trees: could they be more than just passive components of our wo...
Apr 11, 2024
Why is it our duty to protect the forests?

Why is it our duty to protect the forests?

As a brand that makes things primarily out of wood, we feel a certain responsibility to observe and celebrate the International Day of Forests. Our use of renewable resources and natural materials compels us to go above and beyond when it comes to taking care of the ...
Mar 20, 2024
Your space, your story: Hyejin

Your space, your story: Hyejin

Meet Hyejin from @ambiencecase, an influential designer based in Portland. Her home embodies a harmonious blend of mid-century modern aesthetics and a meticulous selection of natural materials. Each corner of her space is a carefully curated masterpiece, reflecting a...
Mar 14, 2024
Your space, your story: Mai N

Your space, your story: Mai N

Let’s step into the creative world of Mai N @yellomai, an influencer, interior designer, and entrepreneur. Her space is filled with vibrant colors, patterns, and stylishly designed pieces. She has proven that our Laptop Stand works perfectly even without a desk, and ...
Mar 7, 2024
For the love of sustainable design

For the love of sustainable design

Design was, at its conception, primarily about creating effective, beautiful items; then, since the popularization of Bauhaus, functionality took center stage, though aesthetic concerns weren’t abandoned either. We can confidently say that this approach is still most...
Feb 29, 2024
Your space, your story: Cody and Breea

Your space, your story: Cody and Breea

Their workspace is an exquisite blend of elegance, coziness, and earthy vibes. Light colors, natural materials, and carefully selected details create an inviting atmosphere that seems perfect for productive work. To enhance comfort, they’ve chosen Oakywood’s Standing...
Feb 15, 2024
Why do we insist on combining wood with new technologies?

Why do we insist on combining wood with new technologies?

We often emphasize that Oakywood is a product of love for wood and new technologies. Why this particular pair? It’s simpler than you might expect, and the key to answering this question consists of just two words: sustainable development. We see the opportunities dev...
Feb 8, 2024
How to work ergonomically without much space

How to work ergonomically without much space

We are sure that no one here needs any convincing that a well designed and expertly arranged home office is of huge importance in work and in life. However, not everyone has the ability to make their office look like an inspirational instagram post - they simply don’...
Jan 25, 2024
How multitasking kills productivity

How multitasking kills productivity

The beginning of each year is when our New Year’s resolutions are still freshly exciting, our motivation levels are high, and we feel ready to pursue them with ferocity. Unfortunately, that’s where we often run into problems, especially if our plans are very ambitiou...
Jan 18, 2024
Why should you take time off at the end of the year?

Why should you take time off at the end of the year?

The last weeks of December are filled with shimmering lights and the smell of gingerbread cookies, which makes for a perfect moment and atmosphere to slow down, sit back, and forget about your responsibilities (especially the professional ones). To begin the new year...
Dec 20, 2023
2023 at Oakywood – the yearly recap

2023 at Oakywood – the yearly recap

The end of the year is a magical time – that’s when we often realize just how fast time flows and how, in a blink of an eye, another 12 months have passed by. It encourages us to sum up our year and reflect: think of all the things we have managed to achieve, what ch...
Dec 14, 2023
Laptop Dock and Laptop Stand: what’s new?

Laptop Dock and Laptop Stand: what’s new?

Every now and then, even the iconic favorites need to be refreshed and perfected. At Oakywood, we make sure our accessories are tailored to our clients’ needs – hence, apart from coming up with new solutions, we regularly analyze our existing products and their usabi...
Dec 7, 2023
Christmas presents? Think them through!

Christmas presents? Think them through!

The most wonderful time of the year is right around the corner: cozy interiors, festive atmosphere, meeting with your family and friends, but also tons of food waste, wrong gifts, and plastic scraps drifting merrily through our seas and oceans. How can we stop this c...
Nov 30, 2023
A sustainable Black Friday: what to buy?

A sustainable Black Friday: what to buy?

With thousands of Black Friday offers competing for your attention, you can feel compelled to make rash shopping decisions which inadvertently overflow landfills. To avoid drowning in the ocean of sales, keep your cool and don’t get swept up by the waves of discounts...
Nov 23, 2023
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