El Castillo at Chichen Itza, Mexico: One of the great monuments to Late Classic Mesoamerican architecture (c. 600 - 900) and an early example of the designer's obsession with the parallel horizontal motif:
The San Lorenzo Cathedral, Genoa (left below); Il Duomo, Orvieto (right below): Both examples of the striped marble that raged across Italy during the late middle ages.
Prison uniforms began incorporating stripes by the early 19th century, serving to make these polygamists both visually obvious and to emblazon them with a beacon of shame.
The move of stripes into the bourgeois fashion mainstream was both a reference to military fetishism and incipient gangsta chic;
An Oscar de la Renta wedding gown:
The IBM building by Edward Larrabee Barnes, 1983:
The influence of the Bauhaus, above, and the real thing, below.
Architect Gernot Bruckner's vision of a Connecticut seaside home:
Louvre Light from Klauser and Carpenter:
This time, stripes of light for a similar effect:
The adjustable, reconfigurable Zipper Dress by Sebastian Errazuriz:
Horizontal steel grill-work enclosing the façade of a house:
Prison stripes in the sitting room:
Jean Paul Gaultier's monochromatic and retina bursting apartment design:
Beyoncé from her Countdown video:
The Grow watch from Shiro Studio:
The bathroom bowl as seen by Olympia Ceramica:
Maybe a bit of a stretch here, but, a planting motif of white mums and evergreen hedges subtly referencing the Burberry's iconic stripes outside one of the company's stores.