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