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How to design a creativity boosting workspace

The space you occupy, the way it looks, and the way it makes you feel, has a huge impact on your productivity and ability to generate fresh ideas, especially in a creative field. A stale work environment could make even the most creative minds lose their sparkle. Thi...
Jan 26, 2023
The 2023 OakyTrends

The 2023 OakyTrends

The beginning of the year is not only a time for resolutions and plans. It is also a great opportunity to look at the trends set to shape our reality in the coming months. We compiled some forecasts for the areas closest to our hearts. Have a look at our 2023 OakyTre...
Jan 19, 2023
Mindful holidays

Mindful holidays

The end of the year is a rather special time: on one hand, we might be a little tired after running the 12-month marathon, on the other – we can feel the new energy coming, bringing with it hope and motivation for change. We tend to have a bit more free time on our h...
Dec 22, 2022
The magnetic comfort – Oakywood’s MagSafe collection

The magnetic comfort – Oakywood’s MagSafe collection

From the very beginning of Oakywood’s existence, we prove that new technologies love the company of natural materials and minimalistic design. This time (and it’s not the first time!), we have decided to create something for Apple users, including ourselves: multifun...
Dec 15, 2022
A conscious gift-giving guide

A conscious gift-giving guide

During the month of December, we tend to get bombarded with the topic of gift-giving – all media, marketing campaigns, and commercials chanting in unison: ‘GIVE, GIVE, GIVE!’. There is usually nothing wrong with that – both giving and receiving gifts is a pleasant ex...
Dec 9, 2022
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 prev...
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 away from the...
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 items...
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 some useful t...
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 mutual tr...
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 spreading...
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 wellbe...
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 decided aga...
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 and can ...
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 at 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 own home, ...
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 solution...
Aug 17, 2022
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