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Happy National Handwriting Day!

The giveaway is now closed. Winners have been notified via email. Thank you for…

sunny by sunny Jan 23, 2018

Interview with Galen Leather

Today I am very happy to share with you my interview with Zeynep of…

Laurie by Laurie Jan 19, 2018

Rhodia hard cover and soft cover dot grid notebooks

Recently a reader contacted me to ask which Rhodia hard cover and soft cover…

Laurie by Laurie Jan 12, 2018

Nomad’s photos of Rhodia pads all over the world!

Wow!! Take a look at End Of Year Product Review: Rhodia Notebooks and Pads…

Laurie by Laurie Jan 5, 2018

Top 10 Posts on Rhodia Drive in 2017!

These are the 10 most-read posts on Rhodia Drive this year! 10: The announcement…

Laurie by Laurie Dec 22, 2017

Where to find us on Instagram!

Here's where to find Rhodia, Quo Vadis, Clairefontaine, and Herbin on Instagram! @RhodiaPads is…

Laurie by Laurie Dec 15, 2017

The Well Appointed Desk reviews the Rhodia Heritage Book Block notebook

[caption id="attachment_18622" align="aligncenter" width="307"] Rhodia Heritage notebook with Checkered cover design[/caption] Ana at The…

Laurie by Laurie Dec 8, 2017

Art Brown reopens in New York City!

Art Brown International Pen Shop in New York City closed a few years ago.…

Laurie by Laurie Dec 1, 2017

Rhodia Fan Profile: Stephen Brown

Please tell us a little bit about yourself. My name is Stephen Brown; I…

Laurie by Laurie Nov 24, 2017

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

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

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

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

Rhodia Heritage notebooks

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

Laurie by Laurie Oct 20, 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.