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