Retro and Vintage designs have become very popular in the last year and the trend continues in 2012. Some might consider it outdated, old or even dull but in most cases that is not true. While it uses mostly faded colors it can still look amazing. Below is a collection of the best WordPress Themes in a retro / vintage design.
Retro Portfolio – One Page Vintage WordPress Theme
“Retro Portfolio” is a WordPress Retro-style theme. It consists on a one-page portfolio with a blog and a contact section featuring a ajax contact form.
Retro – Premium WordPress Template
Retro is a clean and modern template, best suitable for your portofolio or business site. Quick and easy to set up, this template is created with the latest CSS3 techniques.
RetyX – Vintage / Retro Blog WordPress Theme
RetyX is a Blog and Portfolio WordPress Theme in retro and vintage design. It is suited for users who want to run a professional or personal blog and wants to showcase your products, services or news in a creative and unique manner.
Ermark Adora WordPress
Bruan – Premium WordPress Theme
Bruan was a lot of fun to develop and was designed with a “retro” feel based on the superb design practices in the 1950’s primarily by designer Dieter Rams. Braun’s designs are epic, uncluttered pieces of art with function and usability being paramount, so much so that many of todays electronics, such as Apple iPod’s design are influenced heavily by Braun.
Nostalgia – Portfolio WordPress Theme
Nostalgia is a minimal portfolio WordPress theme – personal or corporate, based on full-screen slider and sliding pages. The theme is maintained in a minimalist, contrasting style. Background images kept in retro tones contrast with modern minimalist content. It is possible to add unlimited number of pages in the form of scrolling menu. Theme contains typical descriptive pages like about and services, portfolio page with categories based on accordion, build-in lightbox and possibility to play youtube and vimeo videos, main blog page and single post page with categories, comments and lightbox build-in, contact page with map of location and with working contact form. Theme fullscreen background will adapt to any screen resolution.
Bhinneka – a Responsive WordPress Theme
Bhinneka is a responsive WordPress theme with two-column page layouts, slideshow support, three alternative styles, widgets and drop down menus. Perfect for non-profit organization, charity, or corporate websites.
Next Responsive WP Magazine
Next WP Magazine is a feature-rich and fully responsive WordPress magazine/news theme, suitable for almost any niche.
Sophis – elegant theme
Sophis is an elegant, unique feel theme, best suited for various kind of presentation – works, products, places etc.Sophis comes with many jQuery effects, five premade skins, unlimited set of background colors and many more, easily available from options panel…
Cute & Sweet – WordPress Shop & Newsletter
The Cute & Sweet theme is aimed towards a baby, children, maternity, candy, sweets, craft, scrapbooking, wedding services or any website requiring a super cute layout for a shop.This design features common retro shapes used in the scrap booking/stamping industry, a ribbon for the menu, and subtle patterns.This WordPress Shop theme would be ideal for an online shop selling 10 to 50 products, an at-home / small business, or anything you feel would suit the design style.
The First – Multipurposes WordPress Theme
The First is a Multi-Purposes WordPress Theme. You can change any background, color, heading font by using The-First Theme Settings inside Admin Panel.
Primento WordPress Portfolio
Primento is a One Page WordPress Portfolio which includes a HTML Resume. The theme has a unique retro and creative look and feel to it which is easy to edit and maintain.
Reboot – Responsive Bootstrap HTML5 Portfolio
Reboot is a beautifully minimal, and awesomely responsive WordPress Theme, built on the fantastic Twitter Bootstrap that is perfectly suited for Agencies, and Creatives (Designers, Photographers, Motion Artists).With a ‘Retro Modern’ look, gorgeous typography, clean lines, and striking colors, it’s perfect for presenting you, and your business in a highly professional light.