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