Once the game was over, I started creating a mind map for winter. I first created a mind map in my design journal and then I made a more colorful and playful version.
The categories that emerged for me were; weather, clothing, health, holidays, transportation, sports, and food. When I was creating the mind map, the weather and health categories became very interesting to me as many of the topics were interrelated. So, for my subcategories I decided to focus on physical health and snow/ice.
I am looking forward to developing these subcategories more next week. I think that snow and ice have a direct effect on physical health so it will be interesting to generate new ideas from these categories.
After I created my subcategory mind map, I went back to my original mind map to start looking for ideas for humorous products I could create. I started by looking at the categories that were connected in some way and formulated my products by combining ideas from two specific categories. Here are the 10 products that I devised: