Avoiding wine solutions and possible crashes, you are too looking forward to use Microsoft word or Photoshop adobe. Since there is no equivalent, in terms of compatibilty of files, you must and cannot avoid using MS windows world.
and Virtualbox are usual solutions, but what about the CPU cycling. CPU will be in anycases heavy cycling your CPU, and we do really care about that in our environmental policies today, with green having more power, for environmetal friendly applications.
What would be the most suited solution?