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How to plan a workation?

How to plan a workation?

Working on vacation – this doesn’t exactly sound like the dream. However, performing your professional duties in a tropical paradise, a quaint little Parisian café, or in a Swiss chalet seems like a tempting alternative to open-space or home offices. Necessity being ...
Aug 4, 2022
The forester’s perspective. Interview with Jakub Wencek

The forester’s perspective. Interview with Jakub Wencek

While exploring the significance of forests in the future of the Earth and of human health, we decided to consult an expert of the matter – a forester Jakub Wencek, also known as @tanczacachmura (dancing cloud) on Instagram. ...
Aug 3, 2022
Dive into the green: tree planting and forest bathing

Dive into the green: tree planting and forest bathing

Living in the concrete jungle can make you feel drained out of life. And one of the best ways to recharge your batteries is to schedule a meeting with mother nature. Spending time in the woods is beneficial not only for your mental health and wellbeing but also for y...
Jul 28, 2022
What is the optimal height for a standing desk?

What is the optimal height for a standing desk?

Sitting at a desk for most of your workday can set you on a path to back pain, cardiovascular diseases, obesity, and other health issues. Standing desks seem to be the perfect solution to this problem, however only under one condition – the desk’s height mu...
Jul 21, 2022
What is a digital nomad?

What is a digital nomad?

The popular proverb “Home is where you hang your hat” can be now paraphrased into “Office is where you turn your laptop on”. A nomadic lifestyle in a digital era has become more possible than ever before (well, maybe not during the pandemic, but still). A tempting pe...
Jul 14, 2022
What does "ergonomics" mean

What does "ergonomics" mean

Ergonomics is a big word for a simple concept: designing your workstation to fit your body. This includes adjusting your workspace or choosing furniture that is made for proper support. A lot of people think of ergonomics as only pertaining to office work, but it can...
Jul 6, 2022
How to organize the desk

How to organize the desk

No matter your profession, a cluttered desk can make you feel unorganized and overwhelmed. A clean and tidy desk, on the other hand, can help you focus and be more productive. In this blog post, we will share tips on how to organize your desk so that it wor...
Jun 28, 2022
Home  Office: Productivity, Organization, and Work-life Balance

Home Office: Productivity, Organization, and Work-life Balance

Whether you're self-employed or telecommuting for a company, working from home can be a dream come true. On the other hand, it's not as simple as closing your office door and getting down to business. There are a few key things to keep in mind if you want to create a...
Jun 14, 2022
Japandi - interior design aesthetics or a philosophy of life?

Japandi - interior design aesthetics or a philosophy of life? Interview with Laila Rietbergen

Japandi is an interior design megatrend that emerged from a fusion of two seemingly different yet unexpectedly similar styles: hygge and wabi-sabi. Although the japandi fever began over 2 years ago, its popularity is only growing. And it's no wonder - the comforting ...
Apr 5, 2022
5 interior design trends for 2022 - from japandi to the play of textures

5 interior design trends for 2022 - from japandi to the play of textures

Why do we like to talk about interior design trends so much? Because discussing trends is a starting point for discussing needs, fears, and dreams that are reflected in the places where we live. According to the French philosopher Gaston Bachelard, "the image of the ...
Mar 16, 2022
Year-end motivation and productivity in the Oakywood Team

Year-end motivation and productivity in the Oakywood Team

Returning to work after a long break can be difficult. How is our team doing in this strange period between Christmas and New Year's Eve? Who keeps repeating "any to Friday" and who was the most eager to return to work? Take a look at our blog entry, join our Decembe...
Dec 29, 2021
Home Office Guide - Organize Your Work Space & Be More Productive - Oakywood

Home Office Guide - Organize Your Work Space & Be More Productive

At Oakywood, we like to share proven and affordable solutions that make work effective and pleasant. We focus on multifunctional and ergonomic products that facilitate work in a dynamically changing environment - in the office, travel and home office. Some time ago, ...
Nov 9, 2021
Order, structure, zones. 3 steps to organize your desk

Order, structure, zones. 3 steps to organize your desk

When creating a workspace, we first look for a spacious, comfortable desk and an ergonomic chair. Meanwhile, organizing a desk is just as important - although we often forget about it! When we don't have a specific idea and put random items (such as souvenirs, cables...
Oct 6, 2021
"California Streaming" Event Recap! iPhone 13, new iPads, MagSafe

"California Streaming" Event Recap! iPhone 13, new iPads, Apple Watch, MagSafe accessories

This September Apple conference was primarily a confirmation of leaks that had been circulating on the web for some time. As anticipated, 4 models of the iPhone 13 and Apple Watch Series 7 were introduced. Also, the Cupertino-based tech giant announced the new "budge...
Sep 15, 2021
Things to do in Zakopane. Weekend in Zakopane off the beaten track

Things to do in Zakopane. Weekend in Zakopane off the beaten track

Mountains are definitely our place on Earth! In the mountains, we look for inspiration when creating new designs, and from time to time, immerse ourselves in nature - which always brings peace and relief after the everyday overstimulation. Last but not least, it is h...
Aug 17, 2021
Outdoor Home Office. 3 Inspiring Garden Office Ideas

Outdoor Home Office. 3 Inspiring Garden Office Ideas

For many of us, the hybrid work and study mode has become something more than a temporary solution for times of lockdown. The possibility of partially remote work has become a sought-after benefit for employees, who can thus save time on commuting and stay in a comfo...
Jul 27, 2021
Let's talk! Slow traveling, secret spots, travel bucket list

Let's talk! Slow traveling, secret spots, travel bucket list

Oakywood is a company born out of an openness to people, curiosity about the world, and fascination for nature. It is no wonder then that our entire team, made up of so many different personalities and talents, is united by one particular passion. Traveling is an ins...
Jul 14, 2021
Being close to nature makes us feel alive. Interview with Sara Pawlikowska-Starzyk - Oakywood

Being close to nature makes us feel alive. Interview with Sara Pawlikowska-Starzyk

This sleight of hand allows photographs to be both objective record and personal testimony, both a faithful copy or transcription of an actual moment of reality and an interpretation of that reality. The above words by Susan Sontag seem to perfectly illustrate the na...
Jun 21, 2021
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