I had to prepare a poster for the oncoming EGU (European Geosciences Union) meeting that will be held in Wien the next week. Instead of using a Microsoft product like Powerpoint or Publisher, like I did the last time that I made a poster, I decided to use LaTeX. A friend suggested me baposter class (link) and it was very easy. Into the downloaded archive there are several examples, I chose one of them, I did some changes and that’s the result:
P.S. The documentation seems a little bit oudated, so read carefully the homepage for the changelog. E.g. if you want a shaded background you have to use shadetb (or shadelr) instead of shade-tb (shade-lr) as specified in the documentation.