Welcome mats aren’t cool. But sometimes guests need to wipe their feet, and better that they do it on a welcome mat than on your couch. Since you need to have one, you may as well have one that’s as cool as a welcome mat can get.
What the mat tells your guests: NES, VHS, and REM all make sense to you, but emo has no place in your life.
What the mat tells your guests: You take decarrrrrrating your home seriously.