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