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Rhodia Featured Retailer: Paper Place Austin

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Rhodia Featured Retailer: Paper Place Austin

Today we are talking with Diana from Paper Place Austin. RD: Please give us…

Laurie by Laurie Oct 21, 2016
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Fan Photo from Hurricane Matthew

We received this great photo from Gordon R. showing him using his Rhodia pad…

Karen by Karen Oct 20, 2016
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First Look: Rhodia Color Premium Treasure Box

  Based off the original orange Treasure Box, these new Color Premium Treasure Box…

sunny by sunny Oct 17, 2016
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Bullet Journaling giveaway!

We are giving away 20 dot grid notebooks that are perfect for Bullet Journaling,…

Laurie by Laurie Oct 14, 2016
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Clairefontaine Roadbook – Reviews from Opposite Ends of the U.S.

Review by Steven A - Marysville, Washington - "As part of my daily carry,…

Karen by Karen Oct 12, 2016
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Do You Remember The Time

"I don't get it." (more…)

sunny by sunny Oct 10, 2016
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Rhodia Webbie Fan Review – Abram K-J

Rhodia’s dot grid notebooks and journals are our fastest-growing product group, especially for bullet…

sunny by sunny Oct 7, 2016
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Holiday Gift Guide

  It's somehow October already! Where has this year gone. Whether you are a…

sunny by sunny Oct 3, 2016
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Rhodia Meeting Books

Rhodia Meeting Books have steadily gained in popularity every year.  If you lead or…

Karen by Karen Sep 29, 2016
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The Best Part of Waking Up…

Do you remember that commercial? Do people still watch commercials? (more…)

sunny by sunny Sep 26, 2016
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Grid vs. Dot Grid Paper

The popular Rhodia Reverse Book features 80 sheets of light violet graph paper.  The…

Karen by Karen Sep 23, 2016
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Rhodia Fan Profile: Brian Friedlander

RD: Please tell us a little bit about yourself. BF: I am an Associate…

Laurie by Laurie Sep 23, 2016
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Bike & Build Across America

Last spring, Hao Mach, a senior at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, wrote to…

Karen by Karen Sep 21, 2016
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Shopping In Person vs. Online

"Hi, I'm looking for..." Over 70% of Americans shop online regularly which is unsurprising…

sunny by sunny Sep 19, 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.