Straight Laser started in an industrial part of Toronto's Corktown District. With friends and neighbors we launched it in a loft on St. Lawrence St.
Straight Laser began so we could give businesses the freedom they needed to cut exciting promotional materials and products. Three years in, we've added design and product development services to help even more creative businesses realize their ideas.
While we've been lucky to do work for some very large companies, creative businesses remain our passion. Whether your business is creative, or you'd like to get more creative, we can help.
Founder, Carrie Hayes Gataiance
Carrie founded Straight Laser with 12 years of experience in design and manufacturing.
Her career began when she launched a self-titled luxury clothing line. She was named Best New Designer by the Toronto Fashion Incubator and awarded a fully paid residency.
Her thoughtful, detailed work has been featured in Elle, FASHION, Flare, the National Post and the Toronto Star. Carrie has been interviewed on the Steven & Chris Show and Entertainment Tonight Canada.
After selling her fashion business Carrie created Straight Laser, a combination of her two greatest passions: design & small manufacturing. Straight Laser's products have since been featured on Wedding Bells, WedLuxe and Rock N' Roll Bride.
Alongside her work in design, Carrie has served as a board member for Fashion Group International. She's sat as industry judge for Ryerson University's graduate collections and lectured on the topic of design at George Brown and Seneca Colleges.