Responsive design is gaining ground nowadays, more and more web designers are aware of the importance of context-sensitive design for websites. In this post I take a quick look at a few gorgeous examples of responsive web designs. Most of those were found on the excellent Media Queries, a gallery dedicated to well-designed responsive websites.

1. Simon Collison

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First, Collison’s website is a fine example of gorgeous web design. It is also a very good responsive design, with a grid that evolves when you browse the site in a smaller device.

2. Hello Fisher

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Not only the layout changes as size changes, but Fisher’s face is also expressing a different attitude on each device type.

3. Stephen Caver

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Two interesting elements in Stephen Caver’s portfolio, the changes to the menu in phone size and the resizing of the justified headline.

4. Bureau

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A minimalist layout that radically changes when smaller, the image header also takes a new angle.

5. Design made in Germany (Issue 5)

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The perfect example of removing the right elements when resizing the site.

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Mirko Humbert is the editor-in-chief and main author of Designer Daily and Typography Daily. He is also a graphic and web designer based in Fribourg, Switzerland, as well as the co-founder of We Jobshare.