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