The Paper Project puts FREE Exaclair paper samples in your hands – allowing you to try before you buy. Each Monday, we will be offering samples from 1-4 Exaclair products to the first 50 people who sign up within that week. There is no limit to how many weeks you can sign up, and each week’s participants will be notified via e-mail that the samples are on their way.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST – WE HAVE REACHED 50 PARTICIPANTS FOR THIS WEEK. TUNE IN JANUARY 5TH FOR THE NEXT INSTALLMENT OF THE PAPER PROJECT
(The Paper Project is on holiday the weeks of December 22nd & 29th)
Week 9 samples for the Paper Project include 2 sheets of Rhodia paper from the No. 38 pad – one with graph ruling, the other with dot ruling.
The No. 38 Rhodia is 16 ½ x 12 ½ ” (A3+ 420 X 318 ) and features the following:
• 80 g acid-free, pH neutral paper
• Extra white paper, exceptionally smooth satin finish
• Pale violet lines, pale violet dots with 5mm interval
• Microperforated on top for easy and clean removal
• Reinforced staples for extra strength
• Cover is scored to neatly fold back – Top bound
• Stiff back cover makes writing or sketching easy and portable • 80 sheets
If you have been chosen to receive samples, please come back and leave comments on the corresponding week’s page. We also welcome you to blog or share to your favorite social media sites about your experiences.
Tag #rhodiapaperproject on Instagram and Pinterest. If you’d like us to see your Paper Project blog posts, post your links in the comment section on corresponding week’s page OR to our Rhodia Drive Facebook page.
What kind of comments are we looking for?
- How would you use this BIG paper?
- Tell us what you like/don’t like about the paper: surface texture, ruling, ink, etc.
- How do you like using pencil/pen/fountain pen on it.
- Would you use it to write/draw/doodle/sketch etc.?
- …and anything else you think we should know.
Need a few recent reviews for inspiration?
“My favorite paper this week was the french rule. I could not resist using the grid to create a drawing. It is a back ground and it is a map to a drawing. The blue of the ball point pen complemented the blue of the french rule. If you like graph paper this should be on your must try list.”
On the No.8 offered in week 5: “If you don’t have a ruler handy, think “bookmark size” or “shopping list size.” I own a gridded variant of this, and I use it for both purposes. It’s just wide enough to get a decent list written down, and plenty long for use as a notes/bookmark. Consider using one to keep characters straight in your next Russian novel.”
“European paper makers come through with great stuff. No big surprise there. Is this Big Box, grade-school priced stuff? No. They aren’t ridiculously expensive either. All three are worth giving a go if you love to write letters and/or draw.”
#RhodiaPaperProject Week 4 at Squirrel Sentiments
“I have tried several papers from several manufacturers and Exaclair remains my personal standard to which all other paper is compared. The supercalendaring they do puts a smooth and buttery finish on the pages. They achieve this while maintaining the paper’s ability to absorb ink, but not feather, and dry relatively quickly. All this while holding international best in class environmental consciousness and sustainability.”
If you are viewing this post via e-mail or on a mobile device, you may need to visit Rhodia Drive directly to see the entry form. (Entries must be received through the form – please do not post your name and address in the comment section of this post to receive samples. Thank you!)