The Joomla core is powerful and flexible, but any new CMS comes with a learning curve. Take time to learn the basics and how to solve issues. The time spent is well worth it and the end result can be a great website or your new full time job.
The best web design is able to represent a company with images and colors inside a layout. For this tutorial we will use Safe Ride, an non-existent company to show you how to create your own design with some basic requirements.