Fan Profiles

Rhodia Fan Profile: Leslie Udoff

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On the Road with Clairefontaine Roadbook

Kate W. from Markham, Ontario recently sent an excerpt of her Roadbook review: "I…

Karen by Karen May 26, 2016
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ColoR Premium Notepad Giveaway Winners!

We have our winners! 20 people were choosen to win 1 out of 20…

sunny by sunny May 23, 2016
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Featured Retailer: Scottsdale Pen and Knife

Today we are talking to Jay at Scottsdale Pen and Knife. In Mike Dudek's…

Laurie by Laurie May 20, 2016
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Rhodia Fan Profile: Mike Linn

RD: Please tell us a little bit about yourself. ML: Hi Rhodia Drive, thanks…

Laurie by Laurie May 13, 2016
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Clairefontaine Roadbook Roundup

  Many thanks to our Roadbook testers for their photos and feedback.  There is…

Karen by Karen May 11, 2016
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Dot Grid Reverse Books

Rhodia has come out with a dot grid Reverse Book called "dotBook."  The dotBook…

Karen by Karen May 10, 2016
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The Round Up

  If you're subscribed to our newsletter (which you can do at the bottom…

sunny by sunny May 9, 2016
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Giveaway Alert! 20 Rhodia ColoR Premium Notepads

We're giving away 20 Rhodia ColoR Premium Notepads in Chocolate, Anise Green, Sapphire &…

sunny by sunny May 6, 2016
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Customized Rhodia Products

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

Karen by Karen May 3, 2016
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Clairefontaine Panda Boo Collection

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

sunny by sunny May 2, 2016
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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…

sunny by sunny Apr 25, 2016
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Rhodia Fan Profile: Beth Treadway

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

Laurie by Laurie Apr 22, 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.