25 WordPress Themes for Creative Businesses & Freelancers

If you work as a freelancer or run any kind of creative business then a good web presence is essential to give the right impression to potential clients. We have looked at many portfolio themes in the past so check back at those posts as well. In this post we will take a look at the latest portfolio style themes for freelancers and creative businesses.

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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.

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


UnitedThemes presents Strange WordPress Theme. It has been created to be used as a creative/portfolio or corporate/business website. As you can see, the strength of this theme is its simple and clean design combined with modern JQuery Plugins & Functions. It’s easy to use, easy to customize and fully featured.

Clean Slider

Clean Slider is a simple-to-use, easy for custom, creative and unique WordPress theme. It can be used for Portfolio, Creative and Blog. It has Unlimited Colours options to help you customize a professional web in two minutes.


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.


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.


Essential is a powerful WordPress theme with 2 homepage layouts, 8 different background stencils and comes 8 really well organized PSD files. It is more suitable for portfolio but can be use as a blog platform or corporate website also.


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.


Alight 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.


Nucleus is a sleek and simple portfolio theme which focuses on simple lines and subtle effects to showcase your talent.

Monstr Folio

Monstr Folio is a clean and professional wordpress portfolio theme. This theme is good for business and corporate sites. Packed with some awesome features such as different color schemes and custom widgets. Plus a built-in Unbranded Theme Options Panel.


Coalition is a minimal business and portfolio Theme that is created to be used as a One Page Template. With the help of a Template Builder you can create a single page which holds all your content.


Jurisdiction can be configured to focus on your work, your blogging, or both. Support for post formats means you can shake up your blog with your own video, images, quotes and standard posts.


Show off your work with this easy-to-customize and fully featured WordPress Theme. When purchasing this theme, you will receive a detailed help file along with additional options like choosing between Unlimited color schemes and 2 unique live previews.


Majestics is a Premium WordPress theme for the serious type, business owners, photographers, designers, developers or whatever type of business your in.


Gaia is a Portfolio Theme for WordPress. It’s designed for those who need to show their works on a clean and elegant layout. It’s extremely easy to use and it fits for any kind of business.


Peak is a clean and powerful portfolio WordPress theme with a brilliant Tumblog. Whether your a photographer, an artist, a web designer or a really creative person, Peak is great way to showoff your work.


Helious is the WordPress theme for Portfolio, Creative and Photography built with latest WordPress features. Custom Post Type, Skin & Colors, Extensive admin panel etc.


Brain is an Premium WordPress 3.2 ready Theme specifically designed for corporate / business portfolios, designer or agency websites etc. The 29 settings available through the powerful Theme Options Panel the theme comes with allow the easy set up of the theme and the customization of almost every detail of it.


Sneak is a Premium WordPress theme for the serious type, business owners, photographers, designers, developers or whatever type of business your in, Sneak is the perfect theme for you. Packed with some powerful and easy to use to features your able to build the best website for you or for your clients.


Blaze is a professional premium portfolio WordPress theme. Its clean layout and unique design make it very readable and pleasant to look at. It comes with dozens of features and intuitive options. Blaze uses HTML5 and CSS3 as well as all the newest WordPress functions up to its newest version.

Good Minimal

Good Minimal is a clean and minimalist style theme that is good for portfolio, blogs and businesses. This theme is flexible and is used media queries to adapt screen sizes, weither it is iphone, ipad and wide screens.


Buffalo is a Premium WordPress Theme with a clean and minimalist design style. This theme is Perfect for a Variety of Purposes including Portfolios, Photography & Businesses.


Essence is a professional business, blog and portfolio WordPress theme. Its clean layout and design make it very readable and pleasant to look at. It comes with dozens of features and intuitive options. Essence uses HTML5 and CSS3 as well as all the newest WordPress functions up to its newest version.


DocPress is a minimal yet powerful WordPress theme. It features modern and unique layouts on the homepage, portfolio page and blog. DocPress also takes advantage of WordPress 3.0 menus, automatically sized featured images and custom theme options.


Easily build up your portfolio with the portfolio custom post type. Upload one image and it will automatically be cropped to the required sizes to display around the site. With 4 different portfolio layouts and more coming there’s sure to be a look you want.


Perfekto is a simple, clean and minimalist wordpress theme suitable for portfolio, gallery and photography websites. This theme also suitable for business and corporate websites.



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!

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