As you can see from the current design of this blog, I am a big fan of free minimal WordPress themes. They load quicker and place more of an emphasis on content.
There is an abundance of great minimal WordPress themes available that are free to download. In this article, you can see some of the best that are available to you in 2014.
I hope you enjoy the list :)
Expositio is a free portfolio-type WordPress theme for photographers and designers. The horizontal layout of the Expositio theme is perfect for displaying visual materials like photography or art works.
2. DW Minion
Free WordPress blog theme that is designed with minimal and simple layout. Perfect for personal blog and mobile ready.
3. Simple Catch
Simple Catch is a Simple and Clean WordPress Theme by Catch Themes. Easy Customize through Theme Options and Custom Widgets. Features: Custom Menu, Custom Widgets, Three Custom Layouts, Featured Slider, Theme Options (Header Logo, Footer Logo, Fav Icon, Social Icons, Color Schemes, Custom CSS Styles, Webmaster Tools) and Support for popular plugins.
4. Cudazi Mono
Cudazi Mono is a clean, luxurious WordPress theme perfect for a wide range of applications. This theme takes advantage of custom post types, provides ample widget areas and drag and drop menus for easy setup and maximum flexibility.
Radiate is a clean, creative and light retina ready responsive blogging theme supporting parallax header image. It integrates primary color option, custom background, custom css and few other features through WordPress customizer.
Landscape is a simple, responsive WordPress theme. Perfect for photography sites.
Coller is a Modern minimal ultra responsive theme with a lot of features including responsive featured slider and Fully Customizable Header and Footer.
Pinzolo is a brand new responsive WordPress theme. It has been designed to be minimal and easy to customise.
9. The Night Watch
The Night Watch is an elegant, responsive, single column WordPress theme. Perfect for personal blogs.
10. Asteria Lite
Asteria Lite is a clean responsive theme with a beautiful slider, Narrow and Wide Layout Option, 10 Social Icons and 3 page templates – Full width page, Left sidebar page and a Blog page Template.
deLighted is a simple, light-weight personal blog theme by ThemeShift.
12. WP Simple
As its name suggests, the Simple theme is intended to provide a simple, clean, minimal layout from which you can develop your website. Fully responsive and based on the newest release of the Bootstrap 3 mobile-first, front-end framework, the Simple theme will transform effortlessly from desktop-width monitors to tablets and smartphones.
13. Cloriato Lite
The Website built using Cloriato Theme is supereasy to build and is very simplistic in design, the visitors love to see the whole content clearly.
A free video theme brought to you by the folks at Automattic. Despite its minimalist design, Sundance was crafted with clean, elegant typography and close attention to detail.
This theme is ideal for design agency website, designer portfolio etc. Theme has a light, clear, minimalistic design and complementing typography.
Spun is a minimalist, responsive theme that puts the emphasis on your content; extraneous navigation fades away to put your words and images front and center.
A multipurpose, traditional blog theme which contains up to a large three-column layout that is clean, responsive, and highly readable.
Dazzling is a clean, modern, minimal and fully responsive flat design WordPress WooCommerce theme well suited for blogs, static and ecommerce websites.
A spacious and elegant portfolio/blog theme with responsive layout. Best suited for bloggers who want to showcase their work alongside their posts, photobloggers, designers, and photographers.
20. Clean Retina
Clean Retina is a Simple, Clean and Responsive Retina Ready WordPress Theme which adapts automatically to your tablets and mobile devices.
Adamos is a full-width, fully responsive and highly customizable WordPress Theme. Add and edit your own logo, header, featured slider, featured areas and much more.
Travelify is a clean, simple, responsive and customizable WordPress WooCommerce theme that looks awesome on any device. It adjusts automatically to any screen size including tablets and smartphones as well as Retina displays.
Give your blog a clean look with bright pops of color. Superhero features full-bleed featured posts and featured images, a fixed header, and subtle CSS3 transitions.
Origin is a minimalistic theme with responsive layout. The theme supports custom header and background, plus a number of extra settings: link color picker, typography options, and a nice selection of Google fonts – built into the new WordPress theme customizer.
25. White Paper
White Paper is a WordPress theme that is light weight and easy to use and is perfect for personal blogging. It features a laconic design that makes it appropriate for both man and woman and does not limit the bloggers to certain subject. It is an easy to use WordPress theme and provides an elegant and simple look to your site or blog.
Interface is a Simple, Clean and Flat Responsive Retina Ready WordPress Theme. It is easily customizable with numerous theme options. Some of the highlighted options are two site layout (Narrow and Wide), 4 layouts for every post/page, 5 Page Templates, 8 widget areas, 6 custom widgets, featured slider to highlight your post/page and many more.
A very neat and clean black and white business theme. The theme supports widgets. And features theme-options, threaded-comments and multi-level dropdown menu. A simple and neat typography.
Aldehyde is a Minimal Responsive theme with Plenty of premium features including Parallax Header, Numbered page navigation, Responsive Slider, Customizable Header & Footer, 4 Page Layouts, Custom Widgets & User Friendly Time Display.
Family theme is a minimalist responsive HTML5 Omega child theme for WordPress, created with heart and soul. Built for people, blogger and photographers in mind, Family WordPress theme put the focus on the content itself, presenting it in a cleanest way.
Klasik Framework is a base/starter theme for quicker WordPress theme development. Perfect to use as business, portfolio, gallery, blog, personal and any kind of websites.
Do you know of any other great free minimal WordPress themes? If so, please share them in the comment area below :)