Responsive web design is boring!

I'm just going to come out and say what some of us have been thinking about responsive design. It breeds boring.

There are plenty of high level thinkers out there that have made the case for designing "mobile first" with multiple screens in mind. I won't lie; I've jumped on the bandwagon myself. I got pretty psyched setting up my first responsive design – it's exciting to see your creation shape shift to fill different screens. It seemed like the future, and it probably is.

From a practical standpoint, responsive design makes loads of sense, too. Why maintain five versions of your site when you can maintain one? The promise of build once, work everywhere is very tempting indeed.

So what's the problem?

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