Elly Bos (°1942) From 1972 to 1982 Elly assisted Jan Roest, graphic designer in doing the organisation and co-ordination all prepress activities. Between 1982 and 1985 Elly worked with Spectrum Publishers, Utrecht. Layout and quality control of geographic encyclopaedia ‘Geo’ (with Ton Ellemers), and with Publishers ECI Vianen on the layout, typography, briefings, production and international quality control for a periodical. From 1985 to '86 she was the personal assistant to Ben Bos at Total Design Amsterdam. Corporate identities, signage projects, Randstad magazine ‘Data’. In the years 1986-87 she did production and traffic for Zwiers/Minnaert Agency, Zoetermeer. 1987-90 Art Data Institute, Amsterdam: office-manager; selection of photographers, illustrators and graphic designers for interactive image-disc ‘AIDA’. 1991-1998 Elly was a partner in BP2 Beeldplan/Boekplan with husband Peter Heeringa. Picture research for publishers, such as Wolters-Noordhoff and EPN; organisation and copyright control. Peter died in 1998. 2001-02 Co-operation with Ben Bos on the year-book for the Dutch Graphic Culture Foundation. The book ‘Wie denkt u wel dat ik ben’ was listed among the best of 2002. Elly and Ben married in 2003. 2004-07 they worked together on the content of ‘AGI, Graphic Design Since 1950’ for the Alliance Graphique Internationale. Awarded with the ‘Henri’, AGI’s own kind of ‘Oscar’.