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Like the old saying goes, Your first impression counts. As this counts for numerous things, especially if you are the one who are working in a design agency or an someone whom is freelancing.

We see with potential clients their often get their first impression from looking at your website, as it gives an indication of style, expertise and experience but you may wonder why would I use an WordPress theme that been made by someone else? as it could be strange how ever these themes that are featured in today’s WordPress Wednesday article have elements that can be tweaked or complete changed to make the theme unrecognisable. So below are just 10 great premium creative themes that could be a great fit for your own website.

1.

amy

AMY is a really handy and great looking theme, which can be used for any type of creative WP site as well as a creative online store. It has many features, which allow its transformation into many different and unique themes and stores, however its main and outstanding feature is the AMY creative slider, which will make your content pop. It’s a powerful display tool either for your portfolio or for your blog or store items. It has numerous setup options which you may choose with a push of a button.

The theme has a  slider that been built with mouse parallax that adds custom depth of field, providing a quite premium and outstanding feel when you browse. It supports 8 different scroll effects, 3 hover effects, dark / light colours scheme and infinite scroll / pagination. The theme has more then 200 theme options, over 600 google fonts and unlimited colours.

2.

Zen

ZEN is a perfect theme for those who desire simple but bold and contemporary look, with attention to details and typography. It is suitable for corporate, agency, creative, or any general business.ZEN is multi-purpose one page theme with a blog, it comes in 3 predefined colours, (green, blue and purple) and 3 different background options (slideshow, parallax and video).

3

The-Agency-v2-WordPress-Theme-for-Agencies

The Agency v2 is a premium WordPress theme that comes with a very clean and minimal design that is perfect for showcasing your work.Specifically designed for agencies that want to publish projects, updates and news, The Agency v2 is an easy to use and customize WordPress theme perfect for beginners and wp pro’s alike.

This theme comes with a very sophisticated portfolio with page loading, beautiful and unique hover over animations. On the individual project page you can add text describing the project, include details such as client, role, type and url, as well as include multiple images per portfolio item so you can show multiple steps or aspects of the given project.The Agency v2 will help you showcase your work in a very professional manner so that your visitors and potential clients will be very impressed.

4.

Reverzo

Reverzo is inspired by an actual artist gallery which is for both showcasing portfolio and being a built-in shop to sell artworks or products. Reverzo is designed to be minimal, user-friendly, highly-customisable and instinctive. Moreover, fullscreen showcasing feature will help make high-quality artworks standout and attractive.

Most importantly, this theme is compatible with WooCommerce in order that users who would like to make an online shop can also sell their artworks online easier. Actually, the theme is not only suitable for artists or creatives, but it also fits with professional retailers as well.

5

DarkRoom

Darkroom is a fullscreen studio theme that been desgined for the creative professional. Minimal, responsive, fullscreen slideshows, videos and woocommerce ready so you can configure a shop a ease. The theme uses non intrusive user interface so your work is always at center of focus. Visitors can toggle fullscreen mode to display background slideshows or images on any page.Transparency header shifts from light to dark depending on your choice set for the slideshow or static background image.

6

Eight-Degree

Eight Degree is the ultimate single page parallax theme. Perfect for corporate, agencies, freelancers or small business. Any element can be parallaxed with eight degree, using the powerful animation shortcode generator. Animations are not only limited to parallax effects, you can create all kinds of custom scrolling animations with ease.

7

Royalet

Royalet is a one page theme as it’s an advanced, unique and powerful premium theme that is suited for personal onepage/singlepage websites/blogs, business websites, users who want a very nice portfolio website where they can showcase their work, or for any other purpose website. It’s fully responsive, flexible, clean, with a professional design, Search Engine Optimised and comes with an advanced framework with tons of powerful and flexible theme options in order to make your life easier and build your site very quickly.

Also it has included Visual Composer Page Builder which gives you freedom to create awesome web sites with almost any layout you can imagine in only couple of clicks and will save you tons of time working on the site content!

8.

Friday

Friday is a multi-purpose stylish and stunning theme for excellent websites creation. Without spending significant amount of efforts you can create any kind of pages and layouts. We included much more modern features to make the process of working with theme easy and straightforward.

All the elements of theme were created for easy use. Its fully responsive and stylish design fits the modern trends in web-designing. Demo content and a lot of pre-built layouts makes it ready to work – just make a single click. It is very easy to customize and setup.

9

Romper

Romper is clean and creative theme that been built especially for your as with the help of Drag & Drop page builder you can create a single page with a lot of Awesome features in a remarkably clean and smooth design . Romper is the perfect one page WordPress theme for corporate, creative agency, photographers , freelancer or general business.Romper is created with modern devices and browsers in mind and employ the cutting edge HTML5 , CSS3 and JS.

We have included tons of options and variations with romper , so you can easily change colour for each and every element just with ease

10

Personalist

The Personalist WordPress theme is a custom design minimal personal blogging, portfolio theme for displaying artwork. The Personalist WordPress theme features a fully responsive framework that looks fantastic on any mobile device and retina display ready for high-quality resolution graphics. This template suitable for personal bloggers, photographers, designers, graphic designers, showcase sites small business sites etc.

It contains custom blog layout and custom portfolio template (with a super awesome jquery plugin) layout options and custom page template examples. Also we builded white and red colour version. But don’t worry you can check theme option and build your own color scheme!

The Personalist WordPress theme features; WordPress 3.9.1+ support, coded with Bootstrap 3.0, HTML5 & CSS3 and amazing jQuery modules and shortcodes. It’s compatible with all modern browsers and search engine friendly. So showcase your artworks and blogging posts with this awesome template!

 

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WordPress Wednesday – 10 Great Premium Creative & Portfolio Themes