All designers take a deep breath as Lava ink presents Direct to Garment Printing .
Direct to garment printing (DTGP) uses an ink jet printer and thus you can achieve the same results on a garment as you do when you print onto paper. The only drawbacks are that it only works on white surfaces that are 100% cotton and it’s more expensive.
Screen printing cannot compete with the quality and accuracy of detail that DTGP offers when doing photo-like images. However when you’re printing designs that are less shaded and more solid, like logos or any other vector artwork, screen printing remains king. The reason being because screen printing gives a crisp print with clearly defined edges whereas DTGP is better at shading and blending.