Talk Back Tuesday: Celebrating National Pencil Day

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Feedback on Exaclair Blank Papers and February Ice Contest Winners!

In Week 2 of The Paper Project, we offered samples from three different blank…

Stephanie by Stephanie Mar 9, 2015
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Noteworthy Interview with Cricket Press

Cricket Press employs the tag-team duo of artists Brian & Sara Turner who come from backgrounds…

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Journaling while Hiking the A.T. “I wish I’d written more”

PJ Roduta is a professional musician from Pittsburgh who is hiking the Appalachian Trail in…

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Tuesday Talk Back: What would you do with 20 Rhodia Notebooks?

Let's explore this idea. Imagine that you could have 20 of any single Rhodia paper…

Stephanie by Stephanie Mar 3, 2015
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Rhodia Paper Project Week 14: Free Samples From 3 Graph Paper Products

The Paper Project puts FREE Exaclair paper samples in your hands – allowing you to…

Stephanie by Stephanie Mar 2, 2015
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5 Noteworthy Ideas on How to Use Your New Notebook

In this article 10 Inspiring Notebooks For Writers, author Iria López Teijeiro's number one…

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February Link Share

Creative Kids: How to Make a Cool Bug Journal at Creativity for Life Connecting…

Stephanie by Stephanie Feb 27, 2015
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Contest Alert! Enter Now to Win 1 of 20 Rhodia Ice Notepads!

Contest Alert! Enter now for your chance to win 1 of 20 of the…

Stephanie by Stephanie Feb 25, 2015
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Feedback on Rhodia/Clairefontaine Graph Paper Products

Back in Week 1 of The Paper Project, we offered samples from three different…

Stephanie by Stephanie Feb 23, 2015
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Noteworthy: Hemingway and his Pencils

[caption id="attachment_15026" align="alignnone" width="300"] Photo of Hemingway by Robert Capa[/caption] The other day, one…

Stephanie by Stephanie Feb 22, 2015
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The Art of Journaling: Do You Keep A Reading Journal?

Do you keep a reading journal? It's basically a record of what you've read…

Stephanie by Stephanie Feb 19, 2015
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Rhodia coloR stapled pads

  Rhodia makes the premium "R by Rhodia" pads with color covers.  Colors include…

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Talk Back Tuesday Mini Poll: How do you use your notebooks?

Which of these best describes how you use your favorite journals and notebooks? A.…

Stephanie by Stephanie Feb 17, 2015
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Week 13 of The Paper Project: Free Samples from the Rhodia Mouse Pad!

The Paper Project puts FREE Exaclair paper samples in your hands – allowing you to…

Stephanie by Stephanie Feb 16, 2015

Welcome to Rhodia Drive

Rhodia Drive is a corporate blog sponsored by Clairefontaine-Rhodia, the maker of Rhodia products. It's a blog about the iconic orange notepads and the people who use them. Never write in a dull notebook again! Rhodia – A modern notebook since 1934.

Rhodia Notepads - The French orange notepads with a cult following! These sturdy and economical pads are a favorite of artists & designers, writers, fountain pen aficionados, and people who like to use graph paper for notes, sketching and hand drafting. People love them for their grids, smooth paper and iconic cover. The unique scored cover folds back neatly. The stiff back cover makes writing easy and portable. All Rhodia paper is acid-free and ink-friendly. Their bright orange covers make them instantly recognizable in the store or on the street. Rhodia has been around since the 1930s. It was developed in 1934 as a modern office notepad.

These economical pads are a favorite of artists & designers. People love Rhodia pads for their grids, smooth paper and unique scored cover which folds back neatly.

Rhodia was purchased by Clairefontaine in 1997 and production transferred to Mulhouse, in Alsace, France. Members of the founding Verilhac family still work for Rhodia. The Rhodia logo dates back to 1934. Legend has it that the two Rhodia fir trees symbolize the two founding brothers.

Rhodia pads feature a coated card cover which is perfectly waterproof & flexible. The Rhodia pad cover is scored to neatly fold back and features superfine vellum Clairefontaine paper in white with an exceptionally smooth satin finish. The unique stiff back cover makes writing easy and portable, and micro-perforated sheets facilitate easy and clean removal of pages.

Famous Rhodia products include the classic staple-bound notepads, Webnotebooks or Webbies, brightly colored Rhodiarama notebooks, Reverse Book, 4-Color Book, Meeting Books, R by Rhodia ivory paper pads, Rhodia Ice, Mouse Pads, top spiral pads.