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We planted a forest again!

On one special day each year, Oakywood’s employees get up from their desks or get out of the workshop to meet somewhere in Poland, somewhere even the navigation struggles to find. We grab spades and begin to dig holes which will be home to oak, linden, maple, elm, po...
Nov 9, 2023
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A sustainable approach to Black Friday

Black Friday is one of the most important holidays in every bargain hunter’s calendar. It is also one of the bleakest days for our planet. The carbon footprint generated by our rife overconsumption results in ongoing environmental degradation and brings us ever close...
Nov 2, 2023
How the past and the present shape the future of design?

How the past and the present shape the future of design?

Artists taking inspiration from old styles and reinterpreting them in the modern key, the ever repeating trend cycle, bold or subtle callbacks to the bygone eras, and combining the ‘old’ with the ‘new’ - are common themes in design, fashion, architecture, or art. Why...
Oct 26, 2023
macbook pro on classic wooden desk

People of design: Aleksandra Ciesielska

We have been working on a unique offer to accommodate our business clients for some time now and today, we can proudly say that the Oakywood for Business offer is live. To get to know our new customers a little better, we asked a few chosen interior designers some qu...
Oct 19, 2023
magsafe iphone stand

Why is design so important?

Creating products which effortlessly combine beauty with functionality is of utmost importance for everyone here at Oakywood; our accessories are all meticulously designed and thoroughly tested for their usefulness. Since design is one of the key aspects of our brand...
Oct 5, 2023
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The MagSafe Puck - new possibilities of the MagSafe collection

Expanding the functionality of our products and ensuring that our accessories offer more than one use, has been one of Oakywood’s goals from the very beginning. This is why our MagSafe collection consists of items which are multipurpose and can be used in a variety o...
Sep 28, 2023
How to arrange a home office with a regulated desk?

How to arrange a home office with a regulated desk?

Our Standing Desk equipped with an automatic height regulation system is not only a sturdy product, it is also a sizable piece of furniture. You can adjust the tabletop size to your required size, but remember that the frame and engine also take up some space. How ca...
Sep 21, 2023
imac on the wooden desk

Recognizing and conquering professional burnout

Professional burnout is an increasingly burning issue - so much so, its updated definition has been added to the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases diagnostic manual. Unfortunately, its early symptoms are quite inconspicuous and can ...
Sep 14, 2023
macbook pro on a laptop stand

Lifelong learning - on the importance of constantly learning new things

It might seem like learning ends with the last school bell or receiving your college diploma. It is probably the case for some, but it is certainly not a good example to follow. Lifelong learning has an immense effect on the state of our mind, our health, and our wel...
Sep 7, 2023
Zakopane Style – design from the foothills of the Tatra Mountains

Zakopane Style – design from the foothills of the Tatra Mountains

Podhale, or the “Polish Highlands'', is a very distinctive region – especially when it comes to architecture and design. It is also Oakywood’s birthplace, and although our products don’t reference the Podhalan style directly, we still share some common traits: unique...
Aug 31, 2023
Post-vacation blues – how to return to work with no stress

Post-vacation blues – how to return to work with no stress

Going back to work after a leisurely break is like going back to the future: at first it’s a shock, but ultimately it feels comforting to be in a familiar environment. Sometimes, however, returning to work seems daunting, like being banished from paradise right back ...
Aug 24, 2023
wooden laptop stand on a wooden desk

5 things you need to create an ideal home office

Designing your home office is a process not to be taken lightly – if you want a truly functional and comfortable workspace, you must put in some time and effort. It will all be worth it because a well-fitted space facilitates not only healthy productivity but also go...
Aug 17, 2023
hammock in the woods

Relax! On the invaluable role of rest and regeneration

There are many tried and tested ways to have a productive summer and remain focused on work despite the wonderful weather outside. However, even religiously sticking to the productivity script will not bring the desired results without proper rest and regeneration of...
Aug 10, 2023
wooden desk and wooden laptop accessories

Ada Zielińska & Patryk Hardziej - Embracing the Past.

We’ve recently teamed up with Thisispaper Magazine and together we’ve met with two of the most talented, polish visual artists. Check out the result of this exciting meeting.  Post-War Polish design has been stirring up strong emotions for years. Delving into history...
Aug 3, 2023
macbook and birkenstock sandals

Perfect balance on holiday: how (and where) to successfully combine work and leisure?

Even though the summer months mainly bring to mind vacations, not everyone is able to take time off for holiday. If you’re spending your whole summer accompanied by your work laptop, you might want to consider a workation: a combination of work and vacation. Where to...
Jul 20, 2023
How to take good care of wooden furniture?

How to take good care of wooden furniture?

Wooden goods are not only sturdy and long-lasting, they also age with grace – as time goes on, they gain character and become more precious. That is, of course, only if you take good care of your furniture. In order to make this task easier for you, we have compiled ...
Jul 13, 2023
Your desk in a bag – a digital nomad’s essentials

Your desk in a bag – a digital nomad’s essentials

The life of a digital nomad, regardless of how adventurous and colorful, can make arranging your workspace a little challenging. Creating an ergonomic and functional setup is no small task when traveling with your entire ‘office’ in a suitcase or a bag. Light and han...
Jul 6, 2023
5 rules of conscious shopping

5 rules of conscious shopping

Let the summer sales commence! This is the season when brands compete in offering you larger and better deals. On one hand, it is the perfect occasion to buy something you wanted but didn’t have the funds for, on the other – it is also an increased risk you’ll end up...
Jun 29, 2023
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