The French Orange Notebook with a Following! These economical pads are a favorite of artists and designers. People love Rhodia pads for their grids, smooth paper and unique scored cover which folds back neatly. The stiff 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 1930’s.