Feeling good is the most powerful thing you can do.

Our Manifesto

Kit and Ace Campaign and brand refresh, directed and produced by banter grace and Brian Van Wyk.

Kit and Ace Campaign and brand refresh, directed and produced by banter grace and Brian Van Wyk.

The Art of Feeling Good.

banter grace & lollipop is a branding, design, and communication studio that does one thing exceptionally well: we make you look & feel good.

And feeling good is good because good becomes this contagious spirit that changes everything you do, and importantly, everything you achieve.

And to us, that feels really good.

Supergood in fact.

Feeling good is the most powerful thing you can do.

Our Manifesto

Kit and Ace Campaign and brand refresh, directed and produced by banter grace and Brian Van Wyk.

The Art of Feeling Good.

banter grace & lollipop is a branding, design, and communication studio that does one thing exceptionally well: we make you look & feel good.

And feeling good is good because good becomes this contagious spirit that changes everything you do, and importantly, everything you achieve.

And to us, that feels really good.

Supergood in fact.

Kit and Ace Campaign and brand refresh, directed and produced by banter grace and Brian Van Wyk.

What you say matters most.

One of the most creative people I have ever met.

Chip Wilson,
Founder & Former CEO / Chairman
Lululemon

They added such clarity and focus to the brand.

Brian Scudamore,
CEO, 1-800-Got-Junk, Wow 1 Day Painting

Banter asks the right questions, digs deep and understands us. they're full of fun and energy.

Alisha Mills, Senior Marketing Manager,
Cactus Club Cafe

Banter brought fresh ideas and perspective. Great creative energy!

Goldie Alam
Senior Vice President Marketing, Polygon

Incredibly creative and fresh. Understood our vibe and brand within minutes.

George Tsogas
CEO, Kit and Ace

Working with Banter has made me wonder where they’ve been all my life. Run, don’t walk.

Jaclyn McPhadden
Chief Admin Officer and Co-founder,
Recycle Smart

BGL is AM-AZ-ING! These guys are wickedly creative and full of life. They will push you to think beyond.

Dawn Thomas & Joe Girard
Co-founders, Swich

True to the founder’s passions and winning for the marketplace.

Aamir Baig
CEO, Article.com

Inventive ideas and very well executed creative.

Geoff Duyker
SVP Marketing, Mosaic Homes

An unlimited supply of an invaluable resource: great ideas that move and inspire.

Kelly Deck
Kelly Deck Design

A spot-on campaign for Palm Springs.

Mary Jo Ginther
Director, Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism

If I wasn’t working with banter, I’d be dead by now. I can never work with another design team.

Mia Kohout
GM, Mobi Bike Share

Throw away everything you know about traditional agency work.

Ben Goorin
President, Goorin Bros.

Fast listeners, agile creators of style.

Marco Beghin
Former President, Moleskine North America

Transformative. I love their honest, dynamic, and compelling approach.

Laura Melling
Designer / Creative Director

We like these guys a lot.

Chris Speyer
Managing Director, Raleigh USA

The ad campaign was so on the mark, we may even make an exhibition out of it.

Debbie Douez
Museum of Vancouver

Great creative minds that really care for their client’s happiness and success.

Milada Tanovic
Spence Diamonds

Banter gets in your face and makes you think.

Michelle Gahagan
Spoke Concierge

Bright, intuitive and lightening fast. They approached our project with authentic curiosity.

Andrea Dobbs
Co-founder, Village Bloomery

Like crack for your brand.

Scott Edmonds
CEO, Photon Control

Our brand emerged as a name, a man, and an enigmatic state of mind. Brilliant.

Debra Matwychuk
Co-founder, Clive Somers

Understood our energy. Created a perfect product. Awesome experience.

Brad Roark
Partner, The Nook / Tavola / Odd Fish Restaurants

Absolutely on point and oozing creativity.

Matt Barlee
Magic Places Cycling Adventures

They know what you need, before you even realize you need it.

Jean Shave

They get us. Branding made easy, effective and fun.

Nina Ng
Manager, Communications
Pacific Insight Electronics Corp.

Banter hits the nail on the exact spot that delivers the greatest impact for your business.

Josh Squire. CEO, HOPR

They won’t rest till your message turns heads.

Michael Gilbert
Founder & CEO, Semios

If you’re serious about your brand, get serious about hiring banter.

Daniel Reddy
Founder & CEO, Fresh & Reddy

They just get it. Our new brand shines in its most bold and honest way.

Anna Chien
Founder, Winck

This is the most timeless, fresh & authentic version of us.

Caitlin Black 
Partner, Aloe Designs

A rare blend of creativity and entrepreneurial instinct.

Curtis Koch
Co-founder & CEO, Epic Blend

This is the third time I’ve worked with Banter. These guys are amazing and gifted.

Walker Patton, Corporate Development,
Woody Nelson / Green Light Solutions

A complex media-tech product made into a powerful message and visual experience.

Patrick Conn
Chief Product Officer, CellBoard

Their work was pro and on the mark.

Graham Fox
Owner, Bicicletta

I had butterflies in my belly.

Tanja Hinder
Founder & Designer, Marrimor

Banter set a vision so compelling that we hope the product is as good!

Bruce Tabb
Partner, Inspire Development, Austin

Banter is the bomb. They set the tone, saw the heart of our story, and then made it beautiful.

Celina & Najeeb
Co-founders, ffabb

Thoughtful ideas and beautiful execution.

Beth Thompson,
Wondrland

Storytelling rockstars. I’ve seen a shit-ton of "brand experts." banter takes the cake, then adds ice cream.

Nate Kube
Founder / CEO, Green Light Solutions

BGL drove what we thought would be a complex branding project into a simple one.

Nicole Cheffey
VP Marketing, BuildDirect

Creative, bold, witty, and sticklers for the details that make our new brand great.

Scott Herrington
Head of School, Island Pacific School

Likes are temporary, Goosebumps are forever.

People will forget what you do and say. But they will never forget how you made them feel.

Be it a place (retail shop, cafe, hotel, olympic stadium, residence or public square), a campaign that ignites a new conversation, or simply a well executed hello from a new brand – we are designers of powerful first and last(ing) impressions, motivated to make goosebumps.

Mosaic Homes Campaign and brand refresh, directed and produced by banter grace and Martin Tessler.

Part Hall, Part Oates.

From lululemon, IKEA, and the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, to Kit and Ace, Telus, Tourism Palm Springs, and Polygon Homes, Robbie (Founder & Creative Director) and Jason (Art & Design Director) lead all assignments and deliver the creative themselves. Seasoned and swift, a dynamic duo that knows no boundaries.

Like Hall & Oates, we stopped letting ego interfere with our work long ago. We think you’ll like the beat.

Swich “Teach the World to Cook” launch campaign, brand development and website design.

Smaller and better.

We keep it small for a reason: to get you and your mission, we need to connect. That means working hand-in-hand with founders & decision makers (CEOs, CMOs etc.) versus punting the work to juniors.

banter grace is a full-service agency, without the fat of a traditional marketing agency. Our bench includes some of the world’s best creative talents (graphic artists, web designers, social media types, digital marketers, photographers / filmmakers, architects etc.). All seasoned and hand-picked for each Client Assignment so you get the A Team every time. In other words, banter grace is akin to Nike’s innovation model, known as The Kitchen – lean, fast, and results oriented.

Meet our extended Team – aka our Trusted Creative Partners.

Kit and Ace Campaign and brand refresh, directed and produced by banter grace and Brian Van Wyk.

Services.

Brand Strategy (why) and Marketing Plan (what & how)

Brand Identity Design (Naming, Logo, Digital, Collateral, Packaging)

Web Design & Development

Copywriting

Guest Experience Design (hospitality, retail, food/beverage)

Retail / Shop Design

Campaign Development (Photography, Video, Design & Copywriting)

Experiential Marketing & Design (e.g. pop-up shops, guerrilla / event activation)

Communication & PR Strategy

Brand Culture Development & Coaching

Product Ideation

Trusted Creative Partners.

Kit and Ace Campaign video, directed and produced by banter grace and Kasey Lum.

Pearson Ranch Brand Identity Design and Web Development, Inspire Developments, Austin TX.

Raleigh Bicycles brand refresh and Fun First Campaign development. Fun First Campaign illustration, hand-drawn on large format 2’ x 8’ paper then digitized for application.

Clients.

And brands our trusted creative partners support.

Recycle Smart Brand Identity Design and Web Development.

Cafe Artigiano brand refresh and cafe re-imagination. Artfully Campaign in collaboration with Vancouver Mural Festival artists (*mock ups shown here, including artist Kari Kristensen’s mural art).

Contact.

If you’d like to have coffee or go for a walk, drop us a line.

 

Robbie
FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR
rob (at) bantergraceandlollipop.com

 

Jason
ART & DESIGN DIRECTOR
jason (at) bantergraceandlollipop.com

Studio.

Suite 201
1807 Fir Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada

+1 604 727 4845