Trent McBride - Web / Mobile Designer in Tokyo

Trent McBride

I'm a web / mobile designer in Tokyo, Japan

Available for contracts

I speak English and Japanese

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My activity

About me

I specialise in art direction, branding, website + app design, print design and logo design, but my main goal is to conceptualise, design and deliver great products, brands and experiences for my clients.

I enjoy working with people passionate about what they do—whether it be creating a new brand, developing a new digital product, streamlining a customer experience, or trying to determine which problem to solve.

I co-founded Tadaku (, a platform for cultural exchange through home-based cooking parties, which was acquired by Gaiax in 2015.

Nice to meet you! :-)

My Creations

  1. Tadaku

    18 June 2015

    I co-founded Tadaku, a community for cultural exchange through home-based cooking classes, where foreign hosts teach their own country’s cuisine to locals in Japan. Tadaku was acquired by Gaiax in late 2015. Photo kindly taken by Said Karlsson.

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  2. Projects with Tacchi Studios

    I've worked with the great team at Tacchi Studios (makers of Canvas!) for a number of years on a range of projects.People Make Places iOS App + WebsitePeople Make Plac...

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  3. Tosoh Corporation

    17 August 2015

    I've worked with Tosoh Corporation, a large Japanese global chemical and specialty materials company, on design of their Annual Report and other materials since 2008. I was recently again involved as art director and designer, this year for a "digest" format, with a much more minimal approach, allowing the reader... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  4. Oxford Royale Academy

    17 August 2015

    Oxford Royale Academy are an international education institution based in Oxford, the UK. Their main activity is their Oxford-based summer school, with students of over 100 nationalities flying to the UK each year. I've been in charge of all branding, marketing and promotional efforts since I started working with ORA... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  5. Solleone Bio

    18 June 2015

    I was creative director for the global website for Solleone Bio, a new brand specialising in Italian organic food products. I was responsible for information architecture, UX and visual design, and dealt directly with the client and a team of designers and developers to see the project through.

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  6. Travel photography

    2 July 2015

    I’m an avid traveller, and like to document the little bits and pieces I find through photography.

  7. Bisu - iOS App Design

    6 January 2020
    Bisu - iOS App Design

    Bisu have developed a smart urine analyser device to help people streamline their diet and get the most from their bodies.I worked directly with the founding team to d...

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  8. Activaid - Service Design

    6 January 2020
    Activaid - Service Design

    Activaid is a community which allows individual patients to directly contribute to medical advancement, while helping them to connect with others with similar illnesse...

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  9. Evolany - Service Design

    6 January 2020
    Evolany - Service Design

    Evolany, and their platform Anybot, helps businesses connect and interact directly with their customers, all inside LINE and Messenger.I was responsible for the UX pla...

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  10. Athletics 3D - iOS App Design

    Athletics 3D is a tool to aid in the teaching and learning of a range of athletics events, through the usage of interactive 3D animations.The app covers a range of eve...

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