It's pretty hard to come by a design that equally serves both beauty and function. This applies to logo design, website design, illustrations, posters, and almost anything that has lines, curves, colors, and is artwork.
Unlike many years ago, you can't just be satisfied to only meet your needs in today's web environment. Instead, you need to please two factors equally: the user and the Google robots ranking you. The question, however, is which one should you try to please first?
If you draw a comparison between web design and architecture, you will see that the modern minimalist design (aka flat design) and the tabula rasa pioneered by the European modern architects at the onset of the 20th century are similar in more ways than one.
This guide is intended for designers that are venturing into responsive web design for the very first time. We cover those key areas of RWD (responsive web design) you should consider learning when building your first mobile-friendly website.