Bullet Journaling

Is BuJo Still Relevant?

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Comparison: R Premium Pad vs Rhodia Ice pad

gadgetstop321 did an excellent video comparing the R Premium Pad with the Rhodia Ice…

Laurie by Laurie Apr 5, 2019
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New white cover Flying Spirit notebooks!

You might remember the Flying Spirit notebooks that came out last year. I have…

Laurie by Laurie Mar 29, 2019
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Helen’s bullet journal setup for April 2019 in her Rhodia Goalbook

Helen from Journal With Purpose bullet journals in a Rhodia Goalbook which she uses…

Laurie by Laurie Mar 22, 2019
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Ken Crooker reviews the Rhodia side stapled pocket notebook

Ken Crooker did a very thorough review of the Rhodia side stapled pocket notebook…

Laurie by Laurie Mar 15, 2019
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Jet Pens review of the best notebooks for fountain pens

Jet Pens did an excellent post on their blog last month featuring the Best…

Laurie by Laurie Mar 8, 2019
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New Rhodia, Clairefontaine, and Herbin products at the National Stationery Show!

Goldspot Pens interviewed our very own Sunny at the National Stationery Show and got…

Laurie by Laurie Mar 1, 2019
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Interview with Vintage Leather Company

1) Please tell us about yourself and your business. Vintage Leather Company is a…

Laurie by Laurie Feb 22, 2019
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Little Coffee Fox’s review of the Rhodiarama dot grid notebook

Shelby at Little Coffee Fox uses a Rhodiarama dot grid notebook as her bullet…

Laurie by Laurie Feb 15, 2019
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New! Lighter dot grid pages in the Rhodia Goalbook!

I am pleased to announce that, due to customer requests, the dots are now…

Laurie by Laurie Feb 8, 2019
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Maritza’s Art Therapy in her Clairefontaine Goldline sketchbook

Today we have an interview with Maritza, who shows us how she does art…

Laurie by Laurie Feb 1, 2019
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Rediscover Analog’s Alternative Uses for the Perpetual Calendars in the Rhodia Goalbook

You might remember Rediscover Analog's recent post on her 2019 bullet journal setup in…

Laurie by Laurie Jan 25, 2019
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Permanent bullet journal pages

An issue I see often with bullet journalers is where to put their long-term…

Laurie by Laurie Jan 18, 2019
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How to manage meeting notes for multiple projects

Recently I met with a friend who has just started a new job where…

Laurie by Laurie Jan 11, 2019
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Bullet journaling inspiration for the new year!

Thank you to everyone for reading Rhodia Drive! Happy New Year! I love seeing…

Laurie by Laurie Jan 4, 2019

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.