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Giveaway: New Extra-Large Rhodiarama notebooks!


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

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

Setting up your bullet journal for the new year!

If you haven't already, it's time to set up your bullet journal for the…

Laurie by Laurie Dec 28, 2018

Rediscover Analog’s 2019 bullet journal setup in the Rhodia Goalbook

Jes at Rediscover Analog did a great overview post on the Rhodia Goalbook discussing…

Laurie by Laurie Dec 21, 2018

Jet Pens Comprehensive Rhodia Guide

[caption id="attachment_19096" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Rhodia ColoR Treasure Boxes[/caption] Jet Pens post Rhodia: A Comprehensive…

Laurie by Laurie Dec 14, 2018

What’s in Seemownay’s Rhodia bullet journal planner

Seemownay did a detailed walk-through video of her A5 size Rhodiarama dot grid notebook…

Laurie by Laurie Dec 7, 2018

How to use your bullet journal to help make decisions

Bullet journaling is a great way to increase your productivity and help you reach…

Laurie by Laurie Nov 30, 2018

Plant Based Bride’s video review of the Rhodia Webnotebook: Should You Buy It???

Plant Based Bride did an excellent video review of the Rhodia Webnotebook, which she…

Laurie by Laurie Nov 23, 2018

Bullet Journaling with less setup time!

A common complaint among bullet journalers is the time it takes to set up…

Laurie by Laurie Nov 16, 2018

Book review: The Bullet Journal Method by Ryder Carroll

[caption id="attachment_19045" align="aligncenter" width="370"] My copy of the book is already looking well loved![/caption]…

Laurie by Laurie Nov 9, 2018

Fountain Pen Lover’s Paradise!

Happy Fountain Pen Day! If you love using fountain pens, you are in the…

Laurie by Laurie Nov 2, 2018

Video of new Clairefontaine mixed-media notebook in use

Here is an excellent short video showing the new Clairefontaine Goldline mixed-media notebook in…

Laurie by Laurie Oct 26, 2018

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

Seemownay has a series of flip-through videos showing how she uses her Rhodiarama A5…

Laurie by Laurie Oct 19, 2018

New Clairefontaine fine arts notebooks now available in US!

I am very happy to announce two new lines of Clairefontaine notebooks are now…

Laurie by Laurie Oct 12, 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.