I think the first time Bud Wade cut my hair I was probably 8 years old or so. He started cutting hair as a teenager in a basement on (I think) 9th Street in Ecorse. While my Dad still lived in Ecorse, he’d get haircuts there, too.
This isn’t the first time Jake’s had a haircut, but it’s the first time he’s been to Bud’s Barber Shop.
In his book, Mr. DePree tells the story of how designer George Nelson urged
that the company also take on Charles Eames in the late 1940s. Max’s father,
J. DePree, co-founder of the company with herman Miller in 1923, asked Mr.
Nelson if he really wanted to share the limited opportunities of a then-small
company with another designer. “George’s response was something like this:
‘Charles Eames is an unusual talent. He is very different from me. The
company needs us both. I want very much to have Charles Eames share in
whatever potential there is.’”
— Max DePree, chairman and CEO of Herman Miller Inc., “Herman Miller’s
Secrets of Corporate Creativity”, The Wall Street Journal, May 3, 1988