As a WordPress designer I’ve worked with lots of themes from different sources, and over the time I could tell which were good ones and where were not.
I will try to cover here some of the best themes I’ve worked with to give you a heads up on where to go when looking for quality themes.
1. Blank or Bare-bones themes:
If you’re a designer like me, you would be looking for themes that have no styling at all to apply your custom work to it, and there are some really good ones for this:
- Blank Theme by Chris Coyier
- Starkers theme by Elliot Jay Stocks
- Thematic by Theme Shaper which uses the principle of Child theme to customize.
2. Quality Free Themes:
One of the greatest thing about WordPress is the availability of thousands of quality free themes for it to make it super easy for you to find any style you’re looking for, and here are some of the best I’ve seen: