Fan Profiles

Rhodia Fan Profile: Julie Fei-Fan Balzer

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Rhodia Fan Profile: Julie Fei-Fan Balzer

My name is Julie Fei-Fan Balzer and I like to make things.  My primary interests are…

Laurie by Laurie Nov 17, 2017
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Sylvia’s video review of the Rhodia Goalbook

Sylvia from Wright Your Life recently did an excellent and thorough video review of…

Laurie by Laurie Nov 10, 2017
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Video comparison of Rhodia Goalbook vs Leuchtturm 1917

The Rhodia Goalbook is a new product specifically designed for bullet journaling with numbered…

Laurie by Laurie Nov 3, 2017
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Sneak peek at new product! Rhodiarama Sewn Spine Notebooks

Here is a new product that is coming soon to the Rhodia USA collection!…

Laurie by Laurie Oct 27, 2017
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Rhodia Heritage notebooks

I am very excited about the new Rhodia Heritage notebooks! These notebooks are composition…

Laurie by Laurie Oct 20, 2017
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Little Coffee Fox: 11 Bullet Journaling Hacks

Shelby (Little Coffee Fox) uses her Rhodiarama dot-grid notebook to demonstrate 11 Bullet Journaling…

Laurie by Laurie Oct 13, 2017
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Boho Berry’s review of the Rhodia Goalbook

Kara (Boho Berry) did this excellent review of the Rhodia Goalbook! In the link…

Laurie by Laurie Oct 6, 2017
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Rhodia Ice Meeting Book Giveaway Winners!

Thank you to everyone who entered our latest giveaway! Here are the lucky 15…

sunny by sunny Sep 25, 2017
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Rhode Supply’s 5 best travel notebooks

Recently Rhode Supply had an excellent article comparing 5 different notebooks they love for…

Laurie by Laurie Sep 22, 2017
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New colors for hardcover dot Webnotebooks?

We recently received a message from Mae-Mae Han, asking if there are any new…

Laurie by Laurie Sep 15, 2017
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Giveaway! Rhodia “Ice” Meeting Book

UPDATE: The giveaway is closed. Thank you to everyone who entered! Summer is ending…

sunny by sunny Sep 11, 2017
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John’s review of the Rhodia Webnotebook

John was one of the lucky winners of our dot-grid notebooks giveaway last year.…

Laurie by Laurie Sep 8, 2017
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Celia Tewey’s Rhodia video

Celia Tewey is an award-winning young filmmaker, artist and musician. Her videos are so…

Laurie by Laurie Sep 1, 2017
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Sunny Huang

I am happy to announce that Sunny Huang has been promoted to Director, Marketing…

Karen by Karen Aug 30, 2017

Welcome to Rhodia Drive

Rhodia Drive is a blog about the iconic orange notepads from France and the people who love and use them. It is sponsored by Clairefontaine-Rhodia, the maker of Rhodia products. 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.

Dot Webnotebooks, dot grid Rhodiarama soft cover notebooks, and Dot Books are great for bullet journaling. The paper is smooth and pen friendly.

Popular Rhodia products include the classic staple-bound notepads, Webnotebooks or Webbies, brightly colored Rhodiarama notebooks, Reverse Book, 4-Color Book, the unique Meeting Books, ColoR pads, Dot Grid notebooks and pads. In 2017 we are introducing a New Year's series beginning with "Year of the Rooster."

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.

Rhodia Retailer and Fan profiles feature different uses for notebooks, journaling ideas and stationery trends.

Monthly giveaways and contests on Rhodia Drive allow participants to sample papers and read product reviews.

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.