1) How did taking the position of an Extreme User influence your thinking in relation to the design challenge? Was it different to how you usually generate ideas and empathy?

Yes, it is very different from the usual way of generating ideas and empathy. Taking the perspective of extreme user, we need to leave the normal logic and point of view that the general people have, and try to think the special needs and requirements which the users with extreme characteristics would have.

2) Did any of the other design thinking techniques (design provocation cards, stories, storyboards etc.) help you to work through ideas and collaborate with your group members?

Yes. Writing and drawing a storyboard is a very helpful way to help us consider problems in detail, as we can generate scenarios and think of the user’s needs and requirements in each scenario.

the extreme character our group design and the related story board are as follows: