Dieter Petereit September 21st, 2015

28 Inspiring Best Practices of Responsive Web Design

Responsive web design is big. A responsive website is what you will want to create these days as responsive sites function well on any device and any resolution. No matter whether your site is viewed from a smartphone, a tablet or a desktop computer, your content will always be easily digestible. But with an universal availabilty and a self-adjusting look, what secures a positive visual experience. Responsive web sites are much harder to be made awesome as control over most of the design is very limited. We have roamed the web to bring you a whole lot of best practices. This is how a modern responsive design is able to look like. Get inspired...


Best Practices of Responsive Design

The following article concentrates on great examples created by professional designers and agencies from all over the world. Some of these beauties convince with interesting concepts in user interface design. We encourage you to actually visit these sites to make sure you don't miss the best part.

For those in a hurry we have used Am I Responsive to produce a screenshot collage of any given site. In some cases the service was not able to create this preview. Check these out directly.

1. Fabrik

getfabrik beispiele-fuer-responsives-webdesign

2. Inside Abbey Road


3. Beagle - Better proposals

Beagle beagle

4. Giorgio Armani – Frames of Life

Giorgio-Armani armani

5. HBM FiberSensing

HBM-FiberSensing fibersensing

6. Web Design London


7. Carmichael Lynch

Carmichael-Lynch carmichael-lynch

8. Estudio NK

Estudio-NK estudio nk

9. Welcome Spring Festival 2015

Welcome-Spring-Festival-2015 spring-festival

10. Marie – Creative Agency Portfolio Template

MARIE-Multipurpose-Creative-Portfolio marie

11. Masi Tupungato

Masi-Tupungato masi

12. Cofamedia Inc

COFA-Media cofa

13. Fornasetti

Fornasetti forsanetti-responsive

14. OuiSurf in Africa

15. Chris Niedenthal


16. Alexander Engzell Portfolio

Alexander-Engzell Alexander-Engzell

17. Bav Tailor


18. Trading Culture

Trading-Culture Trading-Culture

19. RGB Media


20. Unfollowhance

Unfollowhance Unfollowhance

21. Diego Sivori

Diego-Sivori Diego-Sivori

22. RC Comunicação

RC-Comunicaco RC-Comunicaco

23. 555 Chabanel

555-Chabanel 555-Chabanel

24. BrainBox


25. Ello

ello Ello

26. Mage Developers


27. Futuramo Icons


28. Jeferson Winter


What's your favorite example? I like the site of Mage Developers (#26) best. They use convincing photography and a beautiful hero area. And now sit down and create a resposnice web site along the line of our best practices.


Dieter Petereit

Dieter Petereit is a veteran of the web with over 25 years of experience in the world of IT. As soon as Netscape became available he started to do what already at that time was called web design and has carried on ever since. Two decades ago he started writing for several online publications, some well, some lesser known. You can meet him over on Google+.


  1. Great designs! Responsive Web site design provides every user the experience of seamless browsing, discovery and enhanced visibility to make the accessible entertainment.

  2. Wow, very inspiring examples.
    In fact, very aesthetic examples.
    The thing is, large background pictures like, if you want them to look really good (and sharp), take a considerable amount of memory/bandwith: usually you go with around 100 – 120 kb for a JPG background img useable on that scale…

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