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A minimalistic workspace with a classic desk

A minimalistic workspace with a classic desk

Natural materials, toned down, eye-friendly colors, functional but comfortable equipment, and a minimalistic aesthetics – an office space with this vibe invites productivity and work-life balance. What makes minimalism such a great home office design solution? And h...
Nov 28, 2022
Rebranding – Oakywood turning a new leaf

Rebranding – Oakywood turning a new leaf

Continuous growth and tireless pursuit of functional solutions to fully meet our clients’ needs – these are the goals which have been part of Oakywood’s ethos from the very beginning. For the past year, we have been working on some big changes to help us reach those ...
Nov 15, 2022
Micro – meso – macro, the 3M break system

Micro – meso – macro, the 3M break system

Productivity without maintaining a work-life balance is a surefire way of getting professional burnout. Work without breaks, overload of assignments, and chronic stress cause your motivation to plummet, making even your dream job just an unpleasant necessity. To ...
Oct 19, 2022
Remote work in the fall according to the Oakywood team

Remote work in the fall according to the Oakywood team

Shorter days, cloudy skies, gloomy weather – the fall season doesn’t give us much incentive to be productive, especially working from home where the comfy couch and a cozy blanket tempt you to binge-watch a series. How can you motivate yourself to steer a...
Oct 13, 2022
Handy accessories that make your work easier

Handy accessories that make your work easier

Working in a tidy and organized area makes it much easier to stay motivated and focused on your work. This is why it’s so important to arrange your workspace in a way that promotes these conditions and puts you in a good mood. Here are some seemingly unassuming ...
Oct 6, 2022
Create a workspace that works for you

Create a workspace that works for you

One of the biggest upsides of working remotely is being able to design your own place of work. A home office tailored to your personal needs is not only ergonomically and functionally superior but also makes work more enjoyable and comfortable. Here are som...
Sep 30, 2022
5 biggest remote work mistakes

5 biggest remote work mistakes

Remote work is an ideal solution for introverts who find the abundance of outside stimuli detrimental to their work performance. It is also a great option for those who value flexibility and prefer to base their workplace relationships on responsibility and mutu...
Sep 22, 2022
Quiet quitting or simply work-life balance?

Quiet quitting or simply work-life balance?

‘Quiet quitting’ is a trend increasing in popularity in the post-pandemic world – despite the fact that the practice itself is nothing new. Some see it as a dangerous tendency while others aren’t concerned at all. One thing is for certain: quiet quitting is spre...
Sep 15, 2022
Why implementing a wellbeing strategy is so important?

Why implementing a wellbeing strategy is so important?

A tired, overworked employee burdened with an excess of responsibilities and unfavourable atmosphere in the company can hardly reach peak productivity or work satisfaction but are, instead, at risk of burning out. To prevent this from happening, implementing a w...
Sep 8, 2022
Hot desking – how effective is it?

Hot desking – how effective is it?

Moving towards remote work as a result of the pandemic has influenced some companies to downsize their office space or to abandon having a physical office altogether. Despite the lockdown restrictions having been eased significantly, a lot of workers have d...
Sep 5, 2022
How to set up a perfect student desk?

How to set up a perfect student desk?

The beginning of a new academic year is a perfect moment to think about new and exciting ways to set up your desk so that it’s a perfect space for studying and the knowledge migrates into your brain almost on its own. A well-designed space aids concentration an...
Aug 25, 2022
What do you need to know about office ergonomics?

What do you need to know about office ergonomics?

Let’s be honest: the human body isn’t designed to sit at a desk and stare into a monitor in the same position all day long. Lower back pain, neck strain, dry eye syndrome – that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Whether you work in an office or remotely in your ow...
Aug 19, 2022
The present and the future of remote work

The present and the future of remote work

Although remote work existed way before 2020, it cannot be denied that the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns contributed greatly to its popularization and change of its perception. At the beginning, it may have seemed to be an emergency measure, a short-term sol...
Aug 17, 2022
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. Nece...
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 ...
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...
Jul 14, 2022
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