Digital VS Offset Printing

Offset printing uses plates to transfer an image onto a rubber blanket which rolls and transfer the image onto the sheet of paper/card. We use offset printing to print large quantities of business cards, flyers and more. Accurate colour reproduction and high-quality printing can be achieved through this method of printing. Options like spot UV and hot stamping is only available under our offset print options.

Digital printing on the other hand, is basically a normal printing method which unlike offset printing does not use plates. Instead, it uses options such as toner or larger printers that do use liquid ink. Digital printing is a good option when printing smaller quantities and digital prints normally has a shorter lead time than offset printing.






Matt Lamination

Spot UV

Hot Stamping

Round Corners

Lead Time

≈ 1 – 2 working days

≈ 5-7 working days


– Lower quality (pixelate prints)
– Higher costs
– Shorter turnaround
– Shorter lead time

– High quality
– Higher quantity = Lower cost per piece
– Longer lead time

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