05 Apr '12, 5pm

Ian Somerhalder starts recycled furniture business

Ian Somerhalder starts recycled furniture business

We're already familiar with Ian Somerhalder the actor, philanthropist, and environmental campaigner — but what about the green entrepreneur? The 33-year-old "Vampire Diaries" star recently announced that he and his brother, Bob , have launched Built of Barnwood, a recycled furniture business that uses materials reclaimed from old structures. "Our store opens Monday," he tweeted last weekend. "Very stoked about this. You're going to love this stuff. Unique and recycled." While the company is still very young, the Somerhalders are definitely throwing a lot of energy into it, with a new physical shop opening up this week in Bay St. Louis, Miss. Initial products include framed wall art and wooden "Ian" crosses, with tables, plaques, and trays coming soon. As expected, a portion of the proceeds from each sale will benefit Somerhalder's environmental foundation. In a recent inte...

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