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Customized Rhodia Products

Imagine your name on a Rhodia notepad. Your logo or artwork on a Rhodia…

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Clairefontaine Panda Boo Collection

The newest Clairefontaine collection features a cheekly little panda dressed as a DJ, artist,…

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Roadbook Roundup – Tiffany C. and Chris P.

Thank you to Tiffany C. for this amazing review and photos! "I've been using…

Karen by Karen Apr 28, 2016
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As Seen In…Modern Farmer

Rhodia No. 11 notepads are mentioned in "Things We Love" section in Modern Farmer…

Karen by Karen Apr 26, 2016
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National Stationery Show 2016

With the National Stationery Show coming up in a few weeks we are busy…

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Rhodia Fan Profile: Beth Treadway

RD: Please tell us a little bit about yourself. BT: My pen name is…

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Roadbooks, PocketBooks, DailyBooks, TravelBooks, EBooks, SketchBooks, WebnoteBooks–Oh My!

[caption id="attachment_17283" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA[/caption] A guest post by Randy S. of…

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What’s Hot

We're updating Exaclair.com and one of our new features will be a "What's Hot"…

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Featured Retailer: WORD Bookstores

Today we are talking with Michelle Chen of WORD Bookstores. RD: Please give us…

Laurie by Laurie Apr 15, 2016
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Rhodia Fan Profile: Phawnda

Today we are speaking with calligrapher Phawnda Moore. RD: Please tell us a little…

Laurie by Laurie Apr 8, 2016
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J. Herbin’s “Bleu Nuit” Ink

Bleu Nuit or "Midnight Blue" is one of the most popular J. Herbin fountain…

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Faces of the South Side Project

Rhodia donated 20 pocket Webbies to the "Faces of the South Side Project" in…

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Clairefontaine Roadbook Review – Frank B., Washington State

"The Roadlog (Roadbook) has changed how I think about my sketching. The Roadlog has…

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Fabrique en France

One of the most popular item Exaclair offers is the Exacompta FAF Pad. It is…

sunny by sunny Mar 28, 2016

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.

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.

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.

David Allen has been a productivity expert for more than 30 years. He created Getting Things Done®, often referred to as GTD®. He is considered one of the most influential people in the world on productivity and time management. David is a fan of Rhodia products. He uses them for his personal productivity, and with his clients. He is the author of several best-sellers, including Getting Things Done – The Art of Stress-Free Productivity.