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