Matthias likes Susumu Yokota, Mikio Naruse, Yellow Magic Orchestra, Jon Hassell, Tadao Ando, Yasujirō Ozu, Mujirushi Ryōhin, Mackintosh, Acne Studios, Max von Sydow, Stig Lindberg, Monosodium glutamate, Miles Davis, Kepler triangle, Pastoe, Wabi-sabi, Bossa Nova, Tettigonia viridissima, Pi: The movie, Ryu Chishu, Shoegaze, Haruomi Hosono, Kosmische Musik, Kimchi, Solaris, One Piece, Dragon Quest, 2001: A space odyssey, Archipelago of Gothenburg, Ingmar Bergman, Kishin Shinoyama, Ren Hang, Hōrensō, Max Bill, Functionalism, Alvar Aalto, Final Fantasy, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Switzerland, Dieter Rams, Nissan Skyline GT-R, Koyaanisqatsi, Dragon Ball, Andrei Tarkovsky, Gerrit Rietveld, Hans J. Wegner, Ryokan, Comme des Garçons, Max Ernst, Jean (Hans) Arp, Constantin Brancusi, Nobuyoshi Araki, Kedr Livanskiy, Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm, Kitsune Udon, Boards of Canada, Factory records, Setsuko Hara, Krautrock, Brian Eno, Philip Glass, Johann Sebastian Bach, Lago di Como, Børge Mogensen, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Kabuki theatre, Porter Yoshida, Chungking Express.