It's extremely difficult to be simultaneously concerned with the end-user experience of whatever it is that you're building and the architecture of the program that delivers that experience.
Graphic design is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, abnormality, hobbies and humours.
The only way to be creative over time - to not be undone by our expertise - is to experiment with ignorance, to stare at things we don't fully understand.
Web design is responsive design. Responsive web design is web design, done right.