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