Typically, desktop applications either ignore that screen space is at a premium or force the user to be the designer of their workspace. Why don’t we actively design the best experiences for users rather than lazily making them do it? Container technologies such as OpenFin and Electron are making HTML5 an increasingly effective choice for desktop application development. We must ensure we bring not only web development’s technologies, but also its best practices and overarching mindset. So why don’t we adopt responsive design on the desktop?!