6 Stunning WordPress Themes for Designers
WordPress directory is an ultimate online source of themes, plugins, news updates, forums, and supporting materials for users and websites across the board. We can speak about WordPress and its products non-stop, as they are so versatile and multifunctional. The variations of the themes and plugins are aimed to serve each and every WordPress user and provide the necessary functionalities for every type of website. As for themes, they’re worth giving a special attention to.They act as a front door to your website content, so without a beautiful and attractive appearance nobody would probably want to know what’s inside it. This,especially, applies to designers, whose foremost purpose is to showcase the pieces of their works and collections to their online visitors. For them, beautiful and appealing website theme able to showcase their work at its best, is a must have tool. While there is an impressive number of WordPress themes available for product showcasing, it can still be hard to find a suitable option specifically for your works. With this in mind I’ve compiled a short list of stunning themes developed to help everyone to best exhibit their works and make an incredible online gallery for their visitors.
The name speaks of itself. Portfolio Gallery is a responsive, beautiful and multifunctional WordPress theme, which first and foremost function is to showcase portfolios, galleries and post collections on your website at their best. It displays your website content as a gallery in large image thumbs. The theme is highly customizable, allowing you to give a personal touch to its style, colors, fonts, layouts, lightbox and widget areas without any coding skills. However if you need a specific styling for your blog you can, without any difficulty, add it using custom CSS possibility. Portfolio Gallery themes comes with 10 page templates and makes it easy for you to create and edit new pages for your website. The theme also features an advanced lightbox, which is able to display your works as a slideshow with 15 transition effects and show a short image info while viewing it. Your visitors will love how your works are displayed.
- Custom CSS
- 6 layout options
- Widget ready (AdSense/Advertisement)
- 10 page templates
- Full color customization
- Advanced lightbox
- Video files support in the portfolios
Destudio WordPress Theme is suitable for all kinds of designers—graphic, interior, web designers etc.—who are interested in showcasing their work and promote web designing services. This OnePage theme has parallax scrolling, dynamic sidebar and easy navigation through left hand side menu panel gives users ease to surf your site whether operated from mobile or any handheld devices.
- OnePage layout
- Different blog post formats
- Parallax effect in gallery section
- Video Display Feature – best way to connect with the customers by showcasing the method of working or presentation
- Add unlimited drop down menus
- RTL and WPML compatible
- Fully Responsive Theme – for the mobiles, tablets and PCs as well. Thus it can be accessed by all users.
If your website is loaded with high quality photos and images, make sure to check out Dyad. The large slider on the homepage can be used to drive attention to the most important pieces of your work and gives your website an incredible look. Every post on your website is perfectly displayed balancing the featured image and post excerpt in the best way. It also allows you to easily tag your posts as “featured” and add them to the featured content area. The theme displays features content in a slideshow on the homepage and the static front page. You can add custom menu in the header and insert social links of your choice in the footer area of your website. You can also add widgets in four columns in the footer.
- Split-screen book-like design
- Total customizability
- Clean and flexible coding
- Easy to use
- Compatible with major browsers
- Schema.org markup support
Powen is there to help you to create an impressive website that all of your visitors will love. With its charming and modern design it is sure to showcase your works in the most appealing way. The theme’s header section consists of two menus, and one of them slides from the side as you click on it, providing an organized look for your website. The theme features a slider at the top which can showcase your posts and works with a short accompanying info as your visitors hover over them. You can use the footer area to display widgets, social icons, and other info that you’ll find necessary. It’s highly customizable to have your website look exactly the way you want.
- Search Engine Optimized
- Lightweight and fast loading
- Built with HTML5
- Easy customization
- Widget ready
Build primarily for designers BLDR can be a good partner for your works’ showcase. The theme comes with a drag&drop page builder, so you can create and design pages according to your specific needs. The theme works out of the box with all the major browsers and ensures a smooth performance across all-sized devices. There are also different and beautiful page templates to choose from, which will help you to start running your website with ease and without spending too much time. You can configure the theme options right from the WordPress customizer.
- Clean and beautiful templates
- Cross browser support
- Full color customization
- Google fonts selector
- XML sample content
I Am One is a one page and responsive theme best suitable for designers, photographers, personal profiles, business, etc. It features a parallax slider at the top and other sections of the homepage are displayed as you scroll down the page. There are 12 sections available, such as, contacts, about us, services, gallery, etc. The gallery section has a grid view and enables you to showcase images and different media content at once. YouTube and Vimeo file embed is also available. Images and videos can be played right within the lightbox, which is a great feature to keep your visitors focused on your works. The theme comes with page templates for default blog, right sidebar, left sidebar and no sidebar page styles. I Am One is also social media integrated to enable you to provide maximum exposure for your works.
- One page
- Easy to manage theme options
- Parallax slider
- 12 sections on the homepage
- Page templates
If you are looking for a beautiful and multifunctional WordPress themes to showcase your collections and spread awareness about your work or passion, this list can help you to make a choice. Not only these themes are beautiful and have all the features and functionalities to best display your works to your visitors.
Author : Gayane Mar
Bio: Gayane Mar is a passionate web-blogger who started her blogging activity a few years ago. Her posts are all about web design and web development. She writes all these posts for good people who need some guidance or advice with web development. The driving force behind her writings is the great hope that her blog posts would be helpful for each and every one reading them. If you are interested you can follow her own blog wpcapitan.com.