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I have one question, if I may. I know the mantra for responsive design is ‘mobile first’ but I wrote to Ethan Marcotte after reading his book and he said a good way to start is to design for desktop first and quarantine the sizes and you scale down. I took that to mean you can design a normal site for desktops, give it flexible grids, and start adding media queries as you scale down. Is that right? The reason why I ask is I notice with some responsive sites, mobile was definitely designed first and I wondered if it made much difference?