Interview with Galen Leather


Are you interested in a landscape oriented Webnotebook?

The very popular Rhodia Webnotebooks are available in A5 or A6 (pocket) size, lined,…

by Laurie Aug 4, 2017

Jacques Herbin 1798 Ink – “Amethyste De L’Oural”

For the last five years, J. Herbin (now “Herbin”) has introduced a new 1670…

by Karen Aug 2, 2017

Blitsy’s video: Rhodia notebooks and writing pads

Blitsy did a very colorful and fun video showing various Rhodia notebooks and pads,…

by Laurie Jul 28, 2017

New product for bullet journaling: Rhodia Goalbook!

This is the new Rhodia Goalbook! It is A5 size and has several features…

by Laurie Jul 21, 2017


Congratulations to Rhodia fan Jacqueline Hadel, who was recently notified that her travel blog,…

by Karen Jul 14, 2017

Femme Head’s video of her Rhodia bullet journal: goals, planning, and more!

FemmeHead did an excellent video showing how she uses her Rhodia dot grid notebook…

by Laurie Jul 14, 2017

Megan Rhiannon’s bullet journal in her Rhodiarama notebook

Megan Rhiannon did an excellent video showing how she uses her A6 size Rhodiarama…

by Laurie Jul 7, 2017

New! Rhodia Heritage Collection

The new Rhodia Heritage notebooks are stunning! This limited edition collection was shown for…

by Karen Jun 28, 2017

JournalJoy compares the dot grid Rhodia Webnotebook vs Rhodiarama

Journal Joy did an excellent video comparing two similar Rhodia notebooks: the Webnotebook and…

by Laurie Jun 23, 2017

Customized Gifts

We have updated and greatly expanded Rhodia products on Exaclair's Customize module.  Have a…

by Karen Jun 21, 2017

Studyquill’s video: what to write in your notebook

Jasmine at Studyquill recently did an excellent video showing tons of ideas of how…

by Laurie Jun 16, 2017

Rhodia notebook reviews and comparisons

There's a lot of buzz online lately about our Rhodia dot-grid notebooks including the…

by Laurie Jun 9, 2017

Win a Rhodia Pencil!

One of the most popular Rhodia accessories we stock is the Rhodia pencil.  If…

by Karen Jun 7, 2017

Pretty Prints and Paper reviews Rhodia notebooks!

[caption id="attachment_18395" align="aligncenter" width="476"] The softcover Rhodiarama notebooks are now available in the US,…

by Laurie Jun 2, 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.