How are things? Doormat
Michael Lee is currently exploring communication for mutual flourishing—a facet of his broader interest in how architecture mediates human experience, memory and imagination.
How are things? Doormat: solemate
Solemate comments on the power dynamics in intimate human relationships. Through a humorous twist, the text on this doormat puns on age-old myths about friendship, stirring a moment of reflection for the guest outside one’s doorstep: Who is a friend? What do friends do?
How are things? Doormat: u got call first anot?
What is the role of the phone call in this age of text messaging? By posing the question—You got call first anot?*—to the person outside one’s doorstep, this doormat wonders about situations arising from differences in communication style and privacy needs in today’s world centred around e-commerce delivery. *a Singlish shorthand for “Have you telephoned me before arriving?”