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