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