30 Grid Based WordPress Themes for Creatives & Photographers

When showcasing your creative work, be that photography, art or design you will want to choose a theme which lets your work stand out and be displayed in an attractive manner. One such way is by using a grid layout which is as old as design itself, in today’s roundup we will be looking at 30 great WordPress themes with grid layouts for showing off your creative work.

Flexible WordPress Theme

A highly responsive theme which uses flexible CSS with different query triggers.An epanel for this theme, that ensures that you never have to touch a line of code; makes this is a godsend for those who find code editing, a challenge. Multiple templates and short codes make this theme complete.


Origin WordPress Theme

Like any other theme from Elegant it is responsive and is compatible with any browser. With an array of theme options, it is another good grid theme for WordPress users.


TheStyle WordPress Theme

TheStyle employs crisp, modern design to provide a necessary impact on the mind of the viewers. This theme is enhanced with a jQuery design to provide fluid width and is responsive as well.


 Weblog A Creative’s Portfolio & Blog Theme

Responsive, bold yet elegant and beautiful design with a truck load of options and features.It is a highly flexible theme with clean and suave typography. This theme isn’t just fashionable, it packs a lot of function including a powerful form builder tool and Search Engine Optimization features.


  • Full Details & Download | Price:$40

Bookcase WordPress Portfolio Theme

A WordPress theme that caters to needs of freelancers, be it a writer, a photographer, a videographer or a web designer. Any free lancing pro can use this WordPress theme to show off their talent to the world.


Peak Portfolio WordPress Theme

The Peak theme is simply a great way to show off your work, something that would suit any kind of artist. It comes with 15 portfolio types and 10 blog post formats.


  • Full Details & Download | Price:$40

Liquid Magazine Unique Fluid Grid Layout

A good theme for those who run news websites or personal blogs with many posts on personal opinions and views, etc. A varied thumbnail height is the standout feature of this theme, this theme does photo re-sizing automatically.


  • Full Details & Download | Price:$35

ShapeShifter 2 Responsive, Flexible, One Page

Search Engine Optimized theme with a highly accurate and efficient scrolling mechanism, that makes this super skeleton theme quite appetizing. The theme’s slider mechanism works well with touch phones.


  • Full Details & Download | Price:$40

Skylab Portfolio / Photography WordPress Theme

A stylish, professional, retina ready WordPress theme that works well for any image heavy website. It is ideal for photographers, artists, illustrators, graphic designers and creative directors.


Wave WordPress Theme for Artists

A WooCommerce ready theme tailored to suit the needs of an artistic website.


  • Full Details & Download|Price:$55

Verb WordPress Theme

A blocky portfolio is the best way to describe this theme. The images and videos are scaled to fit any screen size and are responsive, which is ideal for mobile viewing. This theme includes Flickr, Twitter and Dribbler widgets. And the theme also has customizer support.


  • Full Details & Download | Price:$45

William Portfolio WordPress Theme

A minimalistic, responsive grid based WordPress theme with an unlimited number of sidebars. Among many other general theme options, it as 5 post formats that you can choose from.


  • Full Details & Download|Price:$40

The Arcadian Responsive WordPress Theme

This WordPress theme combines the creativity of WordPress combined with the polished shine of the best of the corporate world. There are a lot of videos which will help you through sorting your theme options which encompass 6 sidebars, a good short code generator, 5 custom widget areas and many more.


Zoho WordPress Grid Portfolio

Zoho Grid theme is a great way to present your work on the internet. The work is neatly organised and filtered. The Zoho theme has an unlimited color palette, 16 pattern options and 11 page templates.


Cubus Fullwidth WP Portfolio Theme

If you run a website with that uses big galleries, this is a theme you should look into. This theme can be used to portray your thoughts and ideas in a modern and stylish manner.Being minimalistic, there is an emphasis on content.


Coraline Ajax And Responsive WordPress Theme

A grid theme designed for the newbies as well as the adept. For someone new to WordPress, it provides modules to select from and for the more experienced users of WordPress the theme holds many customizable options.


  • Full Details & Download| Price:$35

Agency Fullscreen Portfolio WordPress Theme

It is a next generation fullscreen portfolio theme. This theme provides a clutter free environment for your website. The theme can be extensively customized and is extremely scalable to suit everyone’s needs.


Shaken Grid(Lite)

A grid based theme built with jQuery masonry which arranges elements vertically and horizontally according to a grid. The theme is available in two color schemes and it takes only a few seconds to get a new gallery up and running.


  • Full Details & Download | Free


Artiste is a minimal, clean professional portfolio theme that is custom made for freelancers and small businesses. A theme that can be used to display your work in very best light, to attract new customers for your services.


  • Full Details & Download|Price:$50

Gridlocked Minimalistic WordPress Portfolio Theme

A versatile theme with many features including layout shuffling. This theme is ideal for photo blogging, blogging and videos. The theme is very welcoming of website owners who like to tinker with the CSS.


  • Full Details & Download|Price:$50

Viewfinder Photography WordPress Theme

A simple, elegant grid based theme for photography enthusiasts. The design can be described as timeless and minimalistic. There are basically two color settings that help you set the viewer’s mood.


  • Full Details & Download| Price:$50

Expression Photography Responsive WordPress Theme

A powerful and responsive theme best suited for photographers and the creatively inclined.The theme uses a Petexo Planel to offer you a lot of theme options.In addition, you can also create your own skin for the theme.


Full Details & Download| Price:$50

Aware Responsive WordPress Portfolio Theme

It is quite possibly the best grid based WordPress theme available in the market, the number of purchases would certainly suggest the same. The theme uses highly interactive features, in a responsive environment to suit the needs of photographers, writers and videographers.


Reflex Dynamic Grid Portfolio & Blog Theme

A good theme with great design, clean features and a smoother than silk user experience. A dynamic portfolio theme that is highly customizable with over 40 replacement options from Google Font API and Cufon. Despite being modern, the features of an old fashioned blog can be exploited using different templates.


  • Full Details & Download |Price:$40

Cubrik Responsive WordPress Theme

A multi purpose responsive WordPress theme with a portfolio gallery, slider options, light box features and a whole lot of other features. It has easy gallery and page customization options that should be a breeze to use, even for newbies.


  • Full Details & download |Price:$40

Heat Premium Portfolio WordPress Theme

A premium theme well suited for creative content of any kind, a website with a little bit of artistic flair would accomplish wonders with this theme.


  • Full Details & Download |Price:$40

Status – Parallax and modular Theme

No one can hate a modular kitchen and neither can they hold anything save praise for this theme. It uses a parallax layout with a scroll effect.


  • Full Details & Downloads |Price:$40

Sideways Portfolio Website WordPress Theme

A theme with both horizontal and vertical grid layouts. This theme employs eye catching imagery and elegant typography to make your websites more attractive. And yes, it is responsive. Some of the other features include an AJAX form builder and Pretty Photo Light-box Gallery.


  • Full Details & Download | Price:$45

Size Mttrs Responsive Portfolio

A responsive theme with a filterable portfolio and 4 different skin options. The theme works with touch gestures and is available in 2 different portfolio layouts.


  • Full Details & Download |Price:$40

Grid Style Theme

I’d like to rap things up with this free theme. A responsive theme that can be used for e-magazine websites.




Vishnu is a freelance writer by night, works as a data analyst by day.

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6 thoughts on “30 Grid Based WordPress Themes for Creatives & Photographers”

  1. Nice collection Vishnu,

    Now the days, it is proven that images are more effective than content as per an expert like Mashable. Means these all themes are now in trend.

    Thank you.

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