Circa Rhodia Annotation Ruled Notebook
Further Enhances the Circa Experience
Having been a fan of both the Levenger Circa system, and Rhodia Clairefontaine paper, I was thrilled to see these two products combined together like this. After having tried out my new notebook, I couldn't be happier with the experience, and I've already purchased the pack of 300 sheets of the Rhodia Circa Clairefontaine paper to fill up my Circa Bomber Jacket Notebook. I wrote up a more detailed review with more pictures and a writing sample that can be found here:
October 31, 2010
Circa + Rhodia = Mid-Lifesaver!
Never the most organized person, I find as I get older I'm more apt to misplace things, and my old method of grabbing the nearest scrap of paper to write business notes, reminders, to-do lists on--and then not being able to find it when I needed it--was driving me round the bend. My Circa notebook keeps it all in one spot; I remove pages as they are no longer needed, and add pages as I need them; and the annotation column gives me space to delineate notes like action items, phone numbers, important dates, etc. I may be doddery, but now I'm orderly!
June 1, 2013
I love Rhodia paper and I love the Circa notebook system. What could be better? Rhodia graph paper. Please Levenger could you begin to offer Rhodia graph paper for the Circa system? Engineers use Circa too!
March 19, 2013
This Rhodia notebook is almost perfect. I love the paper and the design. However, the problem I have with all CIRCA notebooks is that, when I turn the page, the pagers I've written on already come loose from the rings. This is especially bad when I am in the middle-to-end of the notebook.My ideal notebook would be exactly as this one, but with a perforated left binding. The Rhodia pads, which I also use, are problematic because after the very first use, the cover will no longer lie flat. These pads would be ideal with a heftier cover that would close properly and stay closed. Can your R&D department develop these pads/notebooks? As a novelist who writes everything out longhand, I would be thrilled with such products and you would have a customer forever!
August 27, 2012
COVER PAGES - defect
I love all the circa products. BUT... the cover pages, i.e. Rhodia or the new Behance line are all awesome, except for the fact that within 24 hours the color peels off. The first time it happened Levenger graciously replaced but when I bought the new Behance junior book, literally in less than 24 hours the color started to wear off -- I had to go to Staples and buy contact paper sheets to cover it. and will have to do it for every cover I buy going forward. Why can't they make them with sufficient protection? something happens btwn the plastic cover and the paper cover.. very frustrating bc you can't buy just the paper cover sheet.. see the photo
May 5, 2012
Simply the best notebook system ever! Add the Rhodia Meeting Book Pages and it gets even better! If the green grid pages came in Junior, I'd buy them as well. The Cornell System will help you make a better path to objectives, and you can even scan and tag important pages with your phone using Apps like DocScan.
January 29, 2012
Not only is this my Favorite notebook and paper, but i also use one as a Mouse Pad. Best response from microsoft wireless laser mouse and others. Try it. Clear Cover over White Paper.
September 27, 2011
I finally bought a Circa notebook when I saw this. I love Clairefontaine paper. My only request is: could you start offering full ruled instead of just the annotation ruled. I personally like using a combination of both.
March 25, 2011
I think I died and went to heaven! Paper is so silky smooth. Please offer the grid in this line. Please! Maybe Junior size too? I have been using Circa for years and will order the Rhodia letter refills and the pencils I now see you have. Of course, I could get the grid pads and punch my own...but if you offered it that way, it would save me the trouble.
March 19, 2011
Nib, Meet Silk
Bravo! This impeccably smooth paper makes crisp lines without feathering or spreading, and is so friction-free that hand fatigue is significantly reduced. My inaugural use was for taking seminar notes with a high-flow fine nib and a fairly wet ink, which _surfed_ the page rapidly and effortlessly; the line weight, which had been "medium" with this combination on regular Circa paper, was medium-fine. What a tactile trip for daily work!
January 20, 2011