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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
Father's Day Gift Ideas for All Types of Dads

Father's Day Gift Ideas for All Types of Dads

The perfect gift for Father's Day? It can be large or small, expensive or cheap, but most of all, the ideal gift should meet the needs and interests of your dad. Sometimes it doesn't take much to show our care and love and make your parents smile.
Jun 7, 2021
"For me, being a photographer is a miracle". An interview with Olivier Konan - Oakywood

"For me, being a photographer is a miracle". An interview with Olivier Konan

Olivier Konan is a commercial photographer living in CĂ´te d'Ivoire. This incredible artist is distinguished by his unusual sensibility - allowing him to turn a product photo into a fascinating study of the object. Thanks to his precision, creativity, and enormous tec...
May 24, 2021
5 perfect setups from our influencers

5 perfect setups from our influencers

Organizing workspace is a process of constant improvement, rearrangement, and optimization. Do you have the impression that your desk setup is still far from being finished? Be sure to have a look at the 5 perfect setups prepared by our influencers and see how you ca...
May 17, 2021
DIY Soy Candle In a Wooden Pot

DIY Soy Candle In a Wooden Pot

Making soy candles in reusable vessels is easier than it may seem. We found out about it ourselves when we decided to give our wooden planter (AKA a pencil cup) another function and turned it into an eco-friendly forest candle!    
May 10, 2021
5 Eco-Friendly Tips. What Can Everyone Do For the Environment Today?

5 Eco-Friendly Tips. What Can Everyone Do For the Environment Today?

Earth Day is an international event that has been organized since 1970 to inspire people to take positive action for the environment. Currently, Earth Day is celebrated in 190 countries around the world. Anyone can become part of any project registered on the website...
Apr 26, 2021
Tj Pinkush - The Man Behind The Camera - Oakywood

Tj Pinkush - The Man Behind The Camera

Every time you look at our products, you look at them through the prism of his lens. Meet Tj Pinkush - content creator and photographer responsible for most of the pictures you can see on our website. See what questions we asked one of our favorite people behind ...
Apr 6, 2021
How to use two monitors to be more productive? - Oakywood

How to use two monitors to be more productive?

If you work remotely and only use a laptop, we have good news for you. You can tremendously increase the comfort and efficiency of your work with just one change. Connect any monitor to your laptop. Working with an additional screen will increase your productivit...
Mar 10, 2021
Cloffice - The Best Small Home Office Idea - Oakywood

Cloffice - The Best Small Home Office Idea

Minimalist, perfectly ordered interiors, popular on social media, are nothing more than a small fragment of someone's everyday life. In real (not so insta-friendly) life, every space has its flaws - such as dirty walls, unsightly cables, or clothes left on the fl...
Mar 2, 2021
Walnut Wood and Neons - Setup by Chelsey Horne - Oakywood

Walnut Wood and Neons - Setup by Chelsey Horne

The easiest idea for an insta-friendly interior? Bright walls, minimalist white furniture, lots of green plants. But as you can see, Chelsey Horne is not going the easy way. Her dark, stylish office consists of many elements that not everyone would be able to com...
Feb 15, 2021
Tips for procrastinators

Tips for procrastinators

Remote work is a great opportunity to save time. We don't have to commute to work. We are not distracted by conversations with colleagues. We don't have to go to a restaurant or a canteen for lunch. Meanwhile, many people have problems with proper time management, es...
Feb 8, 2021
Personalised Valentines Gifts

Personalised Valentines Gifts

When we are looking for personalized Valentine's gifts for people we love, we want not only to give them a beautiful and unique thing. First of all, we want the gift to express our feelings. Customized wooden accessories from Oakywood can make a timeless an...
Jan 31, 2021
2020 Recap - Oakywood

2020 Recap

For many of us, 2020 has been a tough year of unforeseen changes and obstacles. Our everyday life has moved to the Internet, thanks to which we could continue our education, work, talk with our friends, and shop. At Oakywood, we did everything in our power...
Jan 1, 2021
New Year's Resolutions: Slow Version

New Year's Resolutions: Slow Version

Most often, we like the beginning of the year: blank calendars, exciting goals waiting to be achieved, new opportunities. For many of us, 2020 was not the nicest year in history, and therefore, more than ever, we were looking forward to the New Year coming...
Dec 30, 2020
Conscious Consumerism & Black Friday - Oakywood

Conscious Consumerism & Black Friday

Black Friday is an American tradition of shopping madness, dating back to the mid-twentieth century. It was then that popular stores and department stores began sponsoring Thanksgiving parades - thereby promoting their products before Christmas. Nowadays, Black ...
Nov 23, 2020
The Best Christmas Tech Gifts: Quiz - Oakywood

The Best Christmas Tech Gifts: Quiz

Christmas is a time of giving. We always try to choose unique gifts for our loved ones - gifts that will make them a real pleasure. Unfortunately, sometimes it happens that despite sincere intentions, our head is empty. If you don't have a gift idea for someone i...
Nov 10, 2020
A Minimalistic Sanctuary - Vigo Krumins Setup

A Minimalistic Sanctuary - Vigo Krumins Setup

Flawless white. Dark walnut wood. Brown leather. Warm colors are contrasted with the intense green of plants. This setup completed by Vigo Krumins, a Web Developer & Designer, resembles a soothing, harmonious, and ...
Nov 2, 2020
Creative Christmas Gifts for People Who Have Everything - Oakywood

Creative Christmas Gifts for People Who Have Everything

Have you ever received a missed Christmas gift? What was it? The sixteenth pair of socks, a tie (which you will never wear), sweets (when you were on a diet), or maybe a set of shower gels (with an irritating smell)? You surely remember how difficult it is to pre...
Nov 2, 2020
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