10 Superb Minimalist WordPress Themes

Minimalist WordPress Themes are growing in popularity these days as more and more businesses and individuals are looking to create a simple and minimal look and feel for their brand. Minimalist websites are timeless as they are built on solid design foundations and aren’t affected by short-term design trends and fads. With so many Minimal Style WordPress Themes out there it’s sometimes hard to find the one you’re looking for, here are some of my favorites based on quality, creativity and functionality.

Yin & Yang

Yin & Yang is a light, minimalistic, simple to use portfolio theme. Quick to setup and easy to customize, thanks to the powerful admin panel, and the detailed documentation, Yin & Yang is the perfect theme for showcasing your most important work directly in front of your potential clients.


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Angular is a responsive WordPress Theme (try resizing your browser), suited for users who want to showcase their work on a neat portfolio site.


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Slate Responsive WordPress Theme

Slate adapts to your style as well as the device it’s viewed on. Featuring a responsive design, you can scale Slate all the way down to iPhone size and still have a beautiful, full-featured site in the palm of your hand. Try out the demo!


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Purity is a Clean and Minimal WordPress Theme with a ‘BOLD’ feel that can be easily used as a personal portfolio or a business website. With an extensive documentation and a demo content you won’t have any problems setting your page up.


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Scope is the perfect theme for the creative agency, freelancer or general business. Strong lines, strong colours and a bunch of super-awesome features to keep you busy.


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RockWell is a powerful theme with unique features. It’s easy to use, easy to customize and most importantly – it allows you to unleash your creativity. Fun, loud and versatile = that’s RockWell. Doesn’t matter if you are a photographer, business, blogger or a designer – this theme will suit all types.


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Super Skeleton WP

SuperSkeleton is more than a WordPress theme, it’s a comprehensive HTML5 framework and it includes a full templating system as well; A collection of several incredibly powerful scripts and CSS structures that’s been tied together into a kit that’s perfect as a jumping off point of your next project.


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Bruan WordPress theme was designed and developed with a retro feel in mind and is based heavily on the superb design practices in the 1950s, and primarily by the designer Dieter Rams. Braun’s designs are hugely important, beautiful pieces of uncluttered art with function and usability being paramount, so much so that many of today’s electronics—such as Apple’s iPod design—are influenced heavily by Braun.


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AirWp theme by Brankic1979 is a great clean and minimal premium WordPress theme suitable for any WordPress user. Designed with content showcase in mind, the layout can highlight yout content and showcase your products perfectly. AirWP also include Google Web Fonts with several pages templates to choose from.


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Alphine is an effective WordPress portfolio and blog theme with unique and exceptional features. If you need a clean and intuitive template Alphine is definitely what you are looking for.


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