Artirec – a (long) family history.

Founded in 1952 by Charles Aouate (1st generation) initially with a business that would RECover leather and suede scraps for ARTisinal fashion pieces and furnishing.
This is where the name ARTIREC came from: ARTisans who would RECover
The company developed with changing requirements from clients and in the industry, and Albert (2nd generation) added wallpaper and carpeting to their line of products. Twenty-some years later, hardwood flooring naturally followed suit.
Albert was also the one who started building Artirec’s reputation for transparence, advising, rigorously selecting the products as well as technical assistance, along with his wife, Françoise, who was in charge of administrative duties.
Today, Artirec has taken on the younger generation with Alexandre in charge of sales and Anthony (3rd generation) in purchasing.
They have created strong ties with the French industry leaders (solid oak hardwood flooring, glues, baseboards, etc.) in developing innovations, as well as abroad so they can still meet expectations and discover the trends and needs of tomorrow.

Artirec – A refined selection

This means coming on-site to compare and choose from varied materials, with an idea in mind to redo your living room in wool carpeting (which never goes out of style) and leaving with solid oak hardwood flooring from our workshop for the same price.
Come with imitation slate tiling in mind, and leave with natural, ready-to-lay real slate.

Artirec – No mater what your project may be

We’ve got answers for individuals who are looking for inspirations, architects and decorators who are making decision or presenting their clients their perfect dream home design, and building professionals who need products that are in stock at our unbeatable prices.

Artirec – Confidence and transparency

You can see it before you buy it, take advantage of specially reduced VAT for renovation work with our building professionals, make responsible purchases with our certified products (FSC and PEFC certified) or ECO-friendly finishing products that are right for you.
We are proud of our advising staff.
You need advices in english ? Please feel free to send us an email to EN@Artirec.fr
You would like to be one of our suppliers ? Send us your offer to trade@Artirec.fr