~Meniscus Archives~
Winter 2004
Issue #6
Past, Present & Future

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Long's Peak: Epic Winter Ascent
Aron Ralston
Away I went, feeling as strong and prepared as I've ever felt for climbing a winter 14er. Via the iced-over Keyhole Route, I summited Longs Peak for my 41st winter 14er solo in 4-1/2 hours...

A Photo Essay on Peace
Join Meniscus Magazine in downtown Boston during political season to see what the people have to say.

è bella Designs in Peru
Michael Weintrob
Photographer Michael Weintrob travels to Peru with è bella Designs, to capture how è bella has helped to revive the art of weaving and the Peruvuian economy.


é bella designs

in the High Andés of Peru

Photos by Michael Weintrob

Published 5/15/04

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From the mysteries of the great Andean civilizations...



... to the colorful Peruvian dress and the people themselves, Nicole found Peru to be a land of visual and textural contrast that today informs her designs.


Nicole is a colorist at heart. She cites some of the past century’s great artists such as like Rothko, O’Keefe, Malevich and Kandinsky, as well as the Bauhaus as her inspirations.


Growing up in New England, the forests of Maine and Cape Cod coast instilled in her a love for the rawness of nature. Her designs reflect this in their elemental use of color and form. Her finished pieces, that use alpaca and llama fleece as well as natural dyes, unite her twin loves of art and nature.

Today you can find Nicole in her store on Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado, and constantly looking for new ways to merge art with nature in order to promote a greater global community.

"Conscious consumption
saves lives."
-Nicole Linton

For more information on é bella designs, check them out on the web:



Photos of Peru
by Michael Weintrob
at www.groovetography.com

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