Decorating with Shutters


Text by Linda Wright / Styling by Yukie McLean

Release your creative juices and imagine the varied ways to incorporate shutters into your decorating scheme. 

Shutters have hung at windows for centuries to provide privacy and control the amount of sunlight streaming into a room. With the advent of louvered shutters (as opposed to solid panels), fresh air could even flow into the area. Today, we control sunlight and privacy with draperies and blinds, and we cool our rooms with air-conditioning. So have shutters disappeared? Hardly.