Product Spotlights

Clairefontaine Roadbooks

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Clairefontaine Roadbooks

Calling all travelers, hikers, backpackers, bikers, and people who love the outdoors…the pleasure of…

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Jake Weidmann, Master Penman

A big thanks to Stephanie Smith for sending me this link to a video…

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Goodbye Jonas

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Fan Profile: David Grimes

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Featured Retailer: Burton’s Bookstore

Today we are talking to Scott Raulsome, owner of Burton's Bookstore in Greenport, NY.…

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Side Stapled Meeting Book

We recently received an interesting email from a Rhodia fan about the possibility of…

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Rhodia Fan Profile: Sharisse

RD: Please tell us a little bit about yourself. SD: Hello! My name is…

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Mint & Lovely Studios – Modern Calligraphy Workshop

We were invited by Haley Mueller and Emilee Robenhorst of Mint & Lovely Studios…

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Rhodia Fan Profile: David Allen of Getting Things Done!

Today on Rhodia Drive we have a very special Fan Profile: David Allen, productivity…

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Slate Magazine P!cks….

  Slate Magazine P!cks iPenstore and The Goulet Pen Company as two of the…

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Featured Retailer: Hinkson’s

Today we are talking with Andrew Magone of Hinkson's in Princeton, NJ. Website: www.hinksons.com…

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How to remember dreams

I don't know the last time I've successfully remembered a dream. I usually can…

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Rhodia Fan Profile: Chris J

RD: Please tell us a little about yourself. CJ: I like to think of…

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The Paper Project – Week #24 – Rhodia Mouse Pads

If you do a lot of online research, the Rhodia Mouse Pad is a…

Karen by Karen Dec 10, 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.

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.