I’m a consciously-incompetent, absolute beginner at designing posters, hence my research into how to do it well.
Yesterday I mentioned serendipitiously finding a photo on Flickr about poster creation. You can read more of the researcher’s practical tips, view examples and download templates at the page: Advice on designing scientific posters.
Although I’m making an experience-sharing (versus scientific or research) poster, I’m finding many of the design and content principles apply. I’m modifying section headings to suit my purpose.
For quick reference, here are all the most helpful pages I’ve found so far: