The poster for BOOST2013 is the result of a design competition won by Hallie Bolonkin, a student in Jackson Boelts' ART465 class (fall 2012) at the University of Arizona School of Arts VisCom program. The initial version of the poster was selected from a shortlist of designs shown below. The full size, high resolution version of the final design is linked here.
The following designs made the shortlist of the competition. Note that the information content on these designs is incorrect and for display purposes only!.