There’s a certain physical and emotional reaction when something “feels right.” When generating solutions, engaging your body can help open up new ideas. Body storming combines in-the-moment physical experiences to generate spontaneous prototypes.
- 6-18 people
- 30-60 minutes
Pairs well with
- Participatory Design
Share knowledge within the team
How to do it:
- Divide into groups of 2-4.
- Collectively decide on the scenario to explore.
- Take 10 minutes for groups to practice the scenario.
- Take turns acting it out in front of everyone.
- Come together to discuss what you saw.
Bodystorming – Design Research Technique
Bodystorming is an innovation tool that helps to create stories or themes out of the things we observe around us—the things we perceive—and translate this knowledge into rapid communication and generation of ideas around an envisioned scenario.
Bodystorming – Wicked Problems
Use bodystorming to understand situations that are outside of your comfort zone and set of experiences.
Bodystorming – Gamestorming
Gamestorming presents their take the three phases of “playing” with bodystorming.