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