• 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?

Taking the position of extreme user is an effective way to find the deep proposes and motivations of uses, and it is quite interesting to solve the problem. Unfortunately, it is the new thinking method and different from my usually thought due to the diversity of problems and situations. Taking the position of extreme user intend to be used in specific situation that the focus is really motivated, while the problems of reality are usually complicated.

  • 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?

Some design thinking techniques are quite helpful to find solutions easier, such as design provocation cards can collect more ideas and solutions and inspire a group of members to brainstorm and gain more innovative ideas. Stories and storyboards help us to put ourselves in users’ position and think about our reaction and need to find an effective way to solve problems.