Editorial

Talk Back Tuesday: Would you like to see Rhodiarama Webbies with dot ruling?

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The Pepper Bible: A Modern Illuminated Manuscript

James Pepper has made, by hand, an illuminated manuscript of the Gospels, a separate…

Karen by Karen May 6, 2015
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Tuesday Talk Back: More Options for Landscape? or Reporter style Notepads?

We received this recent request: "Is it possible for me to get a landscape…

Stephanie by Stephanie May 5, 2015
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Fan Profile: Product Graphics Designer Martyna

RD: Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Well my name's Martyna, I'm…

Stephanie by Stephanie May 4, 2015
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Solo Trip to the Cafe’ at Pencil Revolution The Pen Addict Podcast: Episode 152…

Stephanie by Stephanie Apr 30, 2015
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Velo ORANGE

Hey, Cycling Fans! Please welcome our newest Rhodia retailer--Velo ORANGE of Annapolis, Maryland. Velo…

Karen by Karen Apr 29, 2015
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Contest Alert! Enter NOW to Win 1 of 20 of the NEW Rhodia Pocket dotGrid Notepads

Introducing the new Rhodia Pocket Notepad, or as I like to call it, Pocket Dots! (Because…

Stephanie by Stephanie Apr 29, 2015
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Tuesday Talk Back: What is your preferred paper ruling?

Rhodia offers several different ruling options: graph, lined, dot grid, blank, and lined with…

Stephanie by Stephanie Apr 28, 2015
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Fan Profile Amanda: Student, Illustrator, and Library Assistant

Today's Fan Profile is with Amanda. RD: Please tell us a little bit about…

Stephanie by Stephanie Apr 27, 2015
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Noteworthy Rock Musicians and Their Journals

While many a musician has been known to carry a notebook for writing lyrics…

Stephanie by Stephanie Apr 26, 2015
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The Art of Journaling: National Poetry Month

I am only just beginning to understand and appreciate poetry. It started a few years…

Stephanie by Stephanie Apr 24, 2015
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JUL Designs Leather Cover Raffle

These covers are so gorgeous we're having a hard time raffling them off! JUL…

Karen by Karen Apr 22, 2015
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Talk Back Tuesday: What would a Rhodia pen be like?

J. Herbin, the inky older sister of Rhodia, offers two writing implements which utilize…

Stephanie by Stephanie Apr 21, 2015
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The Paper Project: Feedback on Clairefontaine Rulings

Week 6 samples for the Paper Project included samples of 6×8″ Clairefontaine bright white, 90g paper in the…

Stephanie by Stephanie Apr 20, 2015
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Noteworthy: Frida Khalo’s Notebooks

Frida Khalo (1907-1954) was a self-taught Mexican painter best known for her self portraits in…

Stephanie by Stephanie Apr 19, 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.