Artist Inspiration

Seemownay’s October overview video with Rhodiarama A5 dot grid bullet journal


The Clicky Post reviews the Rhodia Goalbook!

The Clicky Post did a great review of the Rhodia Goalbook! In the review…

Laurie by Laurie Jul 13, 2018

Rhodia Goalbook review on The Well Appointed Desk!

The Well Appointed Desk did a fantastic review of the Rhodia Goalbook! You can…

Laurie by Laurie Jul 6, 2018

Nishant Jain’s urban sketching in Rhodia Landscape Webnotebook

We sent urban sketcher/ sneaky artist Nishant Jain a Rhodia Landscape Webnotebook to see…

Laurie by Laurie Jun 29, 2018

Colored pencils on Rhodiarama and Webnotebook paper

Recently an artist asked me how colored pencils perform on the smooth 90 gsm…

Laurie by Laurie Jun 22, 2018

Extensive video review of the silver Rhodia Webnotebook

Brightly Imagined did an extensive video review of the A5 silver Rhodia Webnotebook: [caption…

Laurie by Laurie Jun 15, 2018

journal_with_lor on Instagram: bullet journal layouts in Rhodia Goalbook

So many people are using the Rhodia Goalbook for bullet journaling! journal_with_lor on Instagram…

Laurie by Laurie Jun 8, 2018

Mae-Mae Han’s bullet journal in her Rhodia Goalbook at Our Journey In Journals!

Mae-Mae Han at Our Journey In Journals (blog and Instagram) uses an A5 size…

Laurie by Laurie Jun 1, 2018

Between The Steps journaling flip-through in Rhodia notebook Between The Steps did a great video showing her journal pages for April…

Laurie by Laurie May 25, 2018

Rhodia sewn spine notebooks now available at Atlas Stationers!

You might remember I gave you a sneak peek of the new Rhodia sewn…

Laurie by Laurie May 18, 2018

Video of A6 Rhodia notebook in traveler’s notebook cover!

The Primrose Corner did a great video showing how she uses her A6 soft…

Laurie by Laurie May 11, 2018

Journal With Me video in A6 size Rhodia notebook

This Journal With Me video by Jarrod Journals is so pleasant I just had…

Laurie by Laurie May 4, 2018

Pride Bullet Journal’s weekly spreads in Rhodia Goalbook!

Pride Bullet Journal is bullet journaling in the Rhodia Goalbook and has some great…

Laurie by Laurie Apr 27, 2018

Rhodia Fan Profile: Todd Foutz

  Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Hello, my name is Todd…

Laurie by Laurie Apr 20, 2018

Flying Spirit notebooks video!

Last week I showed you the new Flying Spirit notebooks with photos of the…

Laurie by Laurie Apr 13, 2018

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.