25 High Quality Clean WordPress Themes

“Clean” is obviously a subjective term when talking about WordPress themes, but in this roundup what I was looking for was nice grid layouts, whitespace and minimalism in a high quality design. Anything with over the top graphics, 3d effects and visual “fluff” was discounted. I present to you 25 newest clean WordPress themes …

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Capiton is an extremely clean theme suitable for a portfolio or business website, it has minimal styling is very versatile.

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Scrollcase is a tidy little theme which could be used for a personal portfolio website – show off your photos or graphic work in style with a separate portfolio section.


Gridler is a grid-based portfolio theme with a tumblr style blog supporting a range of post formats.


Shotzz is a clean premium wordpress theme which is the perfect solution for startups, businesses, photographers, designer and more.


Avett is a minimal portfolio style child theme for the Genesis Framework. It features a unique homepage layout, multiple widget areas and much more.


Indus theme for WordPress is a design aesthetic that’s clean and easy-to-customize. The theme is crafted for corporate web sites, business ventures, freelancers and personal entrepreneurship.


Elementary is a clean, simple theme, best suitable for company, personal or agency related websites. It comes in 6 colors with 2 different slideshows, 9 custom widgets and 12 different template pages.


Bookcase is a uniquely interactive portfolio theme perfect for freelancers, web designers, photographers and videographers alike. Its user interactive interface delightfully enhances your most loved portfolio pieces.


Lightspeed is a theme that brings WordPress Theming to a whole new level and gives you maximum flexibility. With the brand new Content Composer v2 and all other options you can create the website that suit your needs.

Super Skeleton

SuperSkeleton for WordPress is responsive (try resizing your browser)… that means that it’ll flex to fit massive screens, or itty bitty iPhone screens (and everything in between). Touch gestures even work on the slider.


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.

Minimal Desire

Minimal Desire is clean modern WordPress portfolio theme, designed to be easy to use. Perfect for portfolio/showcase site.


Illuminate offers a sleek, sophisticated, clean WordPress theme packed with options and features that make it slick and easy to get your site started off with class.


Bizchoco is a Powerful Professional Premium WordPress theme made for your Blog, Portfolio, Business or almost any other kind of website. Bizchoco admin panel gives you full control over every major design element throughout your site.


Novus is the perfect solution to your online portfolio. Whether you want to simply showcase your latest work or go further by adding a blog you’ll find what you need all in one theme.


Perpetual is a clean and bright wordpress theme. Packed with options and focussing on the content instead of the gimmicks.


Knead is a neat little Portfolio WordPress theme called Knead and not only will you be able to list your amazing work but also detail all your services too.


Prolific is an uncluttered, modern WordPress Portfolio theme with lots of options. With the ability to customize the entire interface, you will not likely run out of showcasing options for your portfolio work.


Sideshow is a funktastic portfolio theme for the artsy fartsy with a built-in Tumblr style blogging system.


Studeo is a featured-packed yet simple-to-use WordPress theme for the creative agency, freelancer or virtually any other business looking for an attractive, professional web presence.


Executive WP is a WordPress 3.2+ Ready Premium WordPress Theme with a clear and clean design, intended for corporate / business websites but which can also be successfully used as a personal / portfolio etc website.


Corona is an elegant and flexible WordPress Theme, suited for users with no coding knowledge as well as developers.

Design Avenue

Design Avenue is a unique WordPress theme with clean lines and just the right pop of color and texture. Transform your online portfolio and show your work of in exciting new ways. The clean lines of this theme provide a very easy base to customize if needed now or in the future.

Portable Studio

PortableStudio is an Awesome clean & Simple WordPreess Theme which could be suitable for almost all kinds of business.You can use it as Business template, Your personal portfolio or even a Blog.


Equilibrium is a very powerful and a highly customizable WordPress portfolio theme, aimed at anyone who needs a showcase. If you’re looking for a gorgeous portfolio theme, then you’ve just found it.


Handerson is a powerful minimalistic business/corporate/portfolio & blog premium WordPress theme jam-packed with features.


Transfer is a minimal WordPress theme, perfect for creatives and businesses alike. Featuring a minimal design, valid code, and rock-solid functionality, Transfer delivers a full-scale, modern redesign solution for your WordPress site.



Oliver Dale is the founder of Kooc Media, An Internet Company based in Manchester, UK. I founded WPLift and ThemeFurnace, find out more on my Personal Blog. Thanks!