External shutters manufactured by Grup Orell combine traditional design with the application of water-based paints and varnishes that allow natural transpiration of the wood, ensuring easy maintenance and long life.
Wooden shutters are an essential part in the traditional Mediterranean architecture, giving character to the facades, filtering the light and creating a fresh and welcoming atmosphere.
The origin of the shutters, as we know them today, takes place in the eighteenth century, when France, then a whole empire, imported many products coming from the east. Among them, the shutters, which came from Persia, where today’s Iran, and that’s where its name came from. Italian, Catalan, Portuguese or Castilian share term, “prsiana” (shutter), which derives from the French word “persienne” which was the adjective used to refer to what came from Persia.
Although the concept is the same, over the centuries the shutters have evolved, changed and adapted to our demands, giving way to new features. Innovation has also reached them, making them an important aesthetic element, and also to protect the house from the exterior. Wooden shutters work as interesting insulation from heat and light, contributing significantly to energy saving and acting as protectors of the interior surfaces that can be damaged by too much light.
Grup Orell’s wood shutters are offered to customers in three different types. On one hand, we have wood exterior shutters with closed split, the wood shutters with open split, and finally, we have the blind wood shutters, each one is ready to give a different personality to any home.