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I am a writer, an artist, I teach personal growth workshops, and I play percussion. I use Webbies to reflect on life, Rhodia Meeting books to plan blog posts, and #8 Bloc Rhodia pads to write out my shopping lists.  I am also quite fond of the various Clairefontaine fine arts papers.

Who are you, and how do you use your Rhodia?

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Posted on October 19th, 2010 by Stephanie
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I’m a husband, father, cyclist, felidae enthusiast, geek, fountain pen collector, baker and IT professional.

I have an A4 spiral bound notebook that follows me through my day at work, capturing notes in my meetings. A pair of A5 pads make appearances, typically when I’m chasing things in a data center. I got the first of these pads from Pendemonium at the Ohio Pen show.

I just got a Webbie as a journal, replacing a Moleskine, that just doesn’t work with my fountain pens. The journal contains my thoughts, ideas, as well as general whines that I don’t think any one wants to hear. I would glue in random things as appropriate in the Moleskine–a calendar page, a reference table, etc. This hasn’t happened in the Webbie, yet, but I think that’s just because it hasn’t come up.

Great posting. Maybe make this a regular feature to show off the different ways people use Rhodia. An interesting doodle. A journal page with quiet musings. Artwork. Anything that sparks the creativity in all of us.

Hi. I work in the drug development industry and frequently collaborate with many project teams and customers. I use Rhodia staplebound notebooks for daily notes, the small Rhodia pocket-size notebooks for my suit jacket pocket, and the No. 11 for my shopping lists. Oh, and a Rhodia pencil is with me at all times.

By Michael Francis on October 19th, 2010 at 2:09 pm

I am a power grid operator. While working, a note pad of some type is always close at hand. I am a journal writer and love using fountain pens in my journals. The only Rhodia that I have is a Webbie that is waiting, empty and unopened, for my Moleskine journal to be completely filled. Considering the variet of Rhodia pads, I am considering switching to Rhodia for my working pads. My current one is an Ampad Gold Fibre letter sized spiral wirebound at the top.

Mostly I am a writer and on occasion a watercolor artist. My blog on inks, fountain pens, and paper has allowed me to explore a huge variety of products. However, I inevitably return to my favorite paper, Bloc Rhodia No 16, no matter what. I originally discovered it at Pendemonium and have used it for many years for everything from ink tests to correspondence. It is the best for me. Period!

I’m a comic artist by trade, but am constantly split between the art and business side of things.

I love observing the world around me for ideas and write/draw all my thoughts and ideas in my various notebooks.

My current favorite being the Webbie 3.0! :D

I’m an Orthodox Christian priest. I currently use large blank Rhodia Webbies to take sermon and teaching notes in. I write most things out long-hand with a fountain pen, especially when taking notes from books.

I’ve been using a Rhodia 2010 datebook to log weekly church activities (service attendance, meeting w/ people, visitors, etc.) I also have various sized Rhodia top stapled pads and Reverse Books that I keep around for random lists.

Once my current other-brand pocket notebook fills up, I plan on using a small blank Rhodia Webbie as my day-to-day pocket notebook. I’m just in the early stages of trying out various J. Herbin inks.

By day I am the intranet webmaster for an online/TV retail company. I use my Rhodia meeting book for each meeting throughout the day and use a #16 at my desk for taking phone messages, drawing out quick flowcharts, and wire framing.

At night, I am a pen maker running http://www.norskwoodshop.com. I make fountain, rollerball, and ballpoint pens from exotic woods and handcrafted resins. I include a handwritten note with every order on either Rhodia or Clairfontaine paper.

I’m a writer, photographer and EMT. Dabble in watercolor. Seems like I’m always (fruitlessly) searching for the perfect pencil. Found this site after Moleskine paper seemed to change quality. What a delight that first brush with Rhodia paper was!

As a choreographer and dance teacher, I assigned notebooks to various duties: choreography unfinished, finished, teaching notes, ideas for new works. It was always a struggle to find a book that could handle my various fountain pens with various inks. When I discovered Rhodia, I have had a hard time using anything else. Moleskin? It was like tissue.

As a cancer warrior, I’m also a blogger on advanced breast cancer. Although I write a lot on the computer, I have always had a need to feel pen on paper for ideas and new writing.

My favorite Rhodia notebooks? I have current favs for specific needs: the Webbie for choreography notes; the reverse for notes from teleconferences and the little #3 for tucking next to my computer and my drawing table, where I write calligraphy and poetry.

Next week I will probably have different favs, but my absolute style of all is blank.

I’m a law student/paralegal. I always have a No. 13 pad with me for formal meetings with the firm’s partners, clients, or plain simple doodling in class.

My No. 13 pad is an absolute necessity when I’m working on a new case or absorbing a text book – I dissect material into portions and simplify each portion into one-liners which goes onto my No. 13 pad to provide me with a good overview later on.

I’m a Facilities/Property Manager that has locations west of the Rockies. The Rhodia 11 with pad cover is always in my back pocket to capture information. Add to that a mini black Retro Tornado pencil and I’m set.

I also use the Rhodia 16 during the day at my desk. When I have drawings I need to develop the 18 is there for me.



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