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