Top Ten Minimalist Themes

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Creating a website for your brand or organisation is so important but it can be stressful, time-consuming and expensive. Websites don’t have to be overly complicated and packed full of information and clutter – sometimes a minimalist approach can be the most effective.

For those looking to keep things simple with a fuss-free aesthetic, we’ve gathered together ten of the best themes that you can use to create a tasteful, minimalist website. Click on the theme image to find out more and to purchase the theme.

Ego (Price: $39)


‘Ego is a sleek, fully responsive, onepage WordPress theme that screams with attitude. It boasts a fullscreen slider with custom captions, an AJAX portfolio and contact form, a blog and tons of styling options. Its the perfect WordPress theme for the freelancer or small design studio that wants to showcase their work in style.’

Cascade (Price: $34)


Based on colourful vertical menu tabs, Cascade is a minimalistic vCard WordPress theme that comes with dark and light skins and the ability to add an unlimited amount of tabs. Each page is a single tab and the layout is clean and easy to navigate.

Minimal Coming Soon (Price: $6)


Something a little different from the other choices on our list, Minimal Coming Soon is exactly what it sounds like – a minimalist ‘coming soon’ page that works as a great placeholder while you work on your final design. It gives your viewers the opportunity to sign up to your newsletter or follow you on Twitter, as well as providing a progress bar and countdown so you can keep your visitors up to date with your progress.

Savoy (Price: $59)


‘Savoy creates the basis for an amazing online store. Its modern minimalist design puts your products in focus, and our built-in AJAX functionality gives your customers a seamless user experience on both desktop and mobile devices.’

SimpleMag (Price: $54)


With SEO plugin support, clean code and various homepage and category layouts, SimpleMag is a popular choice for online publications that want to publish regular content but still keep the look of their website clean and minimalist.

Vulcan (Price: $39)


White, clean and minimalist throughout, Vulcan is a great choice for businesses who want to keep their website simple and eye-catching. Three slider variations are available, as well as custom page templates, numerous custom widgets and portfolio pages.

Core (Price: $49)


Putting the emphasis on your photography, Core is the ideal choice for a photographer who wants a simple online portfolio that will help attract new clients. With three homepage styles and a full screen slideshow for your photo gallery, Core is both easy to design and navigate.

Acerola (Price: $49)


A minimalist one page agency theme, Acerola really takes things back to basics and puts the important information at the forefront of your website’s design. There’s a built in revolution slider, as well as a visual composer and integrated Google Fonts functionality.

Elegance (Price: $59)


A minimalist blogging theme, Elegance offers 13 custom widgets, numerous header styles and various skins. Developed with SEO in mind, this theme is a great choice for bloggers looking to elevate their online space to the next level.

Impacto (Price: $17)


‘Impacto is retina ready multi-page portfolio for showcase for creatives, designers, photographers and other artists. Featuring a sidebar for easier navigation so you can be set apart from the other One Page sites. It’s ultra responsive and made for all kind of devices – from desktops to retina displays and mobile.’