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