A Noteworthy Rough Draft

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A Noteworthy Rough Draft

The earliest known draft of the Declaration of Independence is a fragment known as…

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The Art of Journaling: Keep or Destroy Part 3 – After you are gone

In a recent post about Noteworthy Rock Musicians and their Journals, I included Nirvana…

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June Summer Fun Care Package – Contest Winners

Congratulations to the lucky winners of our 10 AMAZING Summer Fun Care Packages! The 10…

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Tuesday Talk Back: How Do You Use Your Journals?

Which best describes you? I only write in my journal. I write and sometimes…

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Rhodia Fan Profile: Martin Paul

Today's Fan Profile is with Martin Paul, an IT Relationship manager from Scotland.  RD:…

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June Link Share

30 Morning Rituals to Bring You Joy at Wanderlust Pilot Kakuno – Fine Nib…

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1670 Ink – Emeraude de Chivor

Introducing J. Herbin's newest 1670 ink - Emeraude de Chivor - on a Rhodia…

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CONTEST ALERT: Enter NOW to win 1 of 10 Summer Fun Care Packages!

[caption id="attachment_15936" align="alignnone" width="400"] Image by Joe deSousa[/caption] We are giving away 10 AMAZING Summer…

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Tuesday Talk Back: Would you be interested in a soft covered Rhodia journal?

Think Webbie, but with a soft, flexible cover. Is this a product you would…

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The Paper Project: Feedback on Clairefontaine Graf it Paper

In Week 8 of The Paper Project, we offered samples of Clairefontaine Graf-It paper in…

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Noteworthy: Carl Jung’s Red Book

In November of 1913, Swiss psychoanalyst Carl Gustav Jung began a deep exploration of his psyche by entering…

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The Art of Journaling: Keep or Destroy Part 2 – Destroy

If you have destroyed some or all your journals, notebooks, diaries, etc,. why did…

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Guest Blogger: Y. Amit

Y. Amit is a legal professional and former writer and translator based in Israel.…

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Tuesday Talk Back: No. 38 Do you like working big?

What do you think about the Rhodia 16 1⁄2 x 12 1⁄2" Rhodia No. 38…

Stephanie by Stephanie Jun 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.