Portobello Reclaimed are the Singapore retailer for Fusion Mineral Paint – an environmentally conscious, easy to use, 100% acrylic paint that requires minimal prep work.

We also breathe new life into old furniture by repairing, repainting & refinishing – and run evening “Upcycling With Friends” workshops for small groups.  Portobello Reclaimed also offer a bespoke furniture repair and repainting service.

James Hindle, Founder

An award-winning entrepreneur and refugee from the film industry, James spent three years of his life raising money for Oliver Stone’s hugely unprofitable epic – Alexander.  Moving on from film – and using innovative commercial investment structures – he raised more than £150 million for research into flu vaccines and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.  After a short sabbatical during which he designed and helped construct one of the highest treehouses in Wales, James moved to Singapore in late 2013.

Passionate about rescuing once-loved pieces of furniture before they are sent to landfill, James helped set up Portobello Reclaimed in early 2017.  His preferred colour is grey, and his favourite piece of furniture the humble chair.

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  • Another of our Reclaimed Wood Trays, this bespoke one is extra wide and has black iron handles instead of reused horseshoes.  Finished with food safe Oil and 100% natural beeswax.  #reclaimedwood #portobellosg #singapore
  • Christmas Colours No. 3: Fusion™ Mineral Paint Bayberry, a deep muted olive green. Available in SG via Portobello Reclaimed.  #fusionmineralpaint #portobellosg #furniturepaint #singapore #bayberry
  • Christmas colours No.2 - Fusion™ Mineral Paint Casement White.  A neutral warm white ... and back in stock in #Singapore as of this morning!  #fusionmineralpaint #portobellosg #furniturepaint #white #paintitbeautiful
  • Christmas colours No. 1 - Fusion™ Mineral Paint Fort York Red.  A vibrant fire engine red!  #fusionmineralpaint #portobellosg #furniturepaint #singapore #red
  • A huge 1.6m by 1.8m reclaimed wood planter, that we made this month for a Secondary School here in Singapore.  Finished with @fusionmineralpaint Hemp Oil - a brilliant natural product which is food safe and gives wood a beautiful lustre.  #portobellosg #fusionmineralpaint #reclaimedwood #palletwoodprojects #planters @ediblegardencity
  • A few of the fun designs created by attendees at our brand new Folding Picnic Table workshop this week.  Well done to all - we look forward to spotting your tables at Films At The Fort next year!

If you have not yet attended one of our workshops and would like to, please visit our website.

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