It's remarkable the way you can see things every day, day after day, and not really notice the patterns in them. Then you're given a prompt; a simple word: stripes. You sit, you think, you try to come up with something different; something original. Suddenly your eyes focus and there they are. Stripes--vertical stripes; horizontal stripes. Those simple horizontal stripes created by your metal blinds, in the construction of a wooden chair, in the wood grain of your furniture, in the shadows cast by the building's stairs and by the stairs themselves.
Stripes are everywhere. All you have to do is notice them.