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

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Interview with Penny Shima Glanz on the Versatility of Index Cards and Anniversary Contest Winners!

After finding the above image on Instgram tagged with #rhodiapaperproject, I reached out to…

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Reader Request: Rhodia Reverse Book – Let’s Customize it!

Are you familiar with the Rhodia Reverse Book? It's versatile because you can write…

Stephanie by Stephanie Feb 6, 2015

Noteworthy Interview with Sandra Strait

You might be familiar with Sandra Strait through her Zentangle inspired artwork, tangle patterns,…

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Tuesday Talk Back: Where in the World do you buy your Rhodia?

Where in the world do you buy your Rhodia? These images were taken by…

Stephanie by Stephanie Feb 3, 2015
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Write Your Love a Note for Valentine’s Day

Make this Valentine's Day even more special. A gift of your thoughts on paper…

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Friday Link Share Post: January Edition – The 1st of 2015!

Image courtesy of linckchau on Instagram Orange As An Antidote at Inkophile J. Herbin…

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Contest now closed – Rhodia 80th Anniversary Sets!

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

Stephanie by Stephanie Jan 28, 2015
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Tuesday Talk Back: SNOWMAGEDDON 2015 How are you surviving post Juno?

Image courtesy of weathernj.com It was bad. Really bad. I didn't know if we…

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The Paper Project: Update

Beginning this week, The Paper Project, Rhodia Drive's free paper sampling program will be…

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Noteworthy: Kate Gladstone The Handwriting Repairwoman

Kate Gladstone teaches and remediates handwriting for individuals/audiences in the USA and elsewhere, as…

Stephanie by Stephanie Jan 24, 2015
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The Art of Journaling: Celebrating National Handwriting Day!

It's National Handwriting Day! Today, when you put pen or pencil to paper, I challenge you to…

Stephanie by Stephanie Jan 22, 2015
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Rhodia Product Chief Visit

I heard yesterday that the Rhodia product chief may pay a visit to the…

Karen by Karen Jan 21, 2015
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Week 12 of The Paper Project: Free Samples of Blank Papers!

Exacompta FAF Pad, Clairefontaine Triomphe and Graf it Pads The Paper Project puts FREE…

Stephanie by Stephanie Jan 19, 2015
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Noteworthy: Nibmeister Richard Binder filmed by National Geographic

Did you know that there are only about half a dozen people in the world who…

Stephanie by Stephanie Jan 18, 2015
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The Art of Journaling: To Glue or Not to Glue

What do you do with the things you've placed inside the pocket of your journal?…

Stephanie by Stephanie Jan 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.