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 an extreme user allows me to create the character of the user with fewer limits, because it is like a third-person point of view, totally stand outside the situation.I can add all kind of needs and frustrations as long as they fit the user’s characteristic,even some of these seem exaggerated or unusual. However,it is a new approach for me and different to the usual way I think of ideas.
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?
The extreme user our group chose is ”romantic”, we came up with several ideas. Putting these ideas in a storyboard enable us to evaluate them again. Moreover, in order to present them in a vivid way we need to add more details ,which help us to make the initial ideas into more complete pieces.