If you don't know what responsive web design is then you really need to educate yourself quickly. Failing to do so means you could be losing potential customers. Google dealt a killer blow recently and on a rare occasion told people around the world about an algorithmic change to search engine placements. The date for this is April 21st, which is only a few short days away.
2013 was the year of responsive design and this year is no different. Recent years have shown that web tech are changing drastically from month to month. Now in 2014 no new web design should launch without a responsive design.
AWD has been operating now for 14 years. That's a long time in the web. It's a fairly long time for any modern business, but especially the web. Back when AWD first launched, there was no Facebook or Twitter. Google was less than a year old as an incorporated company, and still churning away limited searches from the garage of Susan Wojcicki, a friend of the Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page. Yes, it was early days for the web.
Designing flat is something 2013 has brought to the table. In fact it's now the standard for new websites. For a change we have Microsoft to blame (or thank depending on how you look at it) instead of Apple. With iOS7, Apple have actually taken on board what others are doing.
Designing for web has changed consistently over the past couple of years. Website technology moves vastly and in times where HTML can now be considered we are going to welcome the birth of intuitive website design