By physically acting out to explore ideas, we were able to imagine better how the user felt in that particular situation, and surprising solutions/ ideas appeared for some of the issues raised during brainstorming (like the one someone in the group thought for solving the neighbour-bathroom problem on an airplane).Through bodystorming, we discovered new perspectives on the same issue, which could have gone unnoticed otherwise.
However, some of the issues raised were not necessarily solved through bodystorming but I think in those cases ideation and collaboration were key. Bodystorming was more useful when the “whole body” was involved in the problem/need, for example when a neighbour wants to go to the WC, but not bad smells or thick air. In those cases, brainstorming was more effective and building over others ideas was really useful too. I think a combination of different methods is a good way to ideate.