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Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012

Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012

WordPress is one of the most famous open source blogging tool and a dynamic content management system. The great advantage of WordPress themes is that they are easily customizable, whether you want to add them to your personal blog or a web site. Also there is a great amount of free themes on the web, so that you could peek the one that suits the best and customize it according to the style, content and the look of your project. We have gathered some fresh WordPress themes that might be handy to you.

Arras

Arras in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Foto

Foto is photo blogging WordPress theme with beautiful and modern look.
Foto in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Pachyderm

Pachyderm, a whimsical tumblog-style theme supporting all post formats, featured images, optional right sidebar, drop-down menu, flexible header image, custom backgrounds, and a responsive layout for mobile devices.
Pachyderm in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Vintage Kitchen

The theme features four different color schemes with custom illustrations for each.
Vintage Kitchen in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Patchwork

Patchwork comes in three color styles – Maude (default), Babycakes and Sunny – and you can easily switch between them in the Theme Options panel. It also supports custom drop-down menus, a widget-ready sidebar, and custom header and background features.
Patchwork in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Vintage Camera

Vintage Camera is a snazzy illustrated microblogging theme. Perfect for the photoblogger, camera enthusiast, or anyone who wants a sleek vintage look for their blog. The theme supports all WordPress post formats and includes six different styles–Brownie, Diana, Polaroid, Sabre, Savoy and K1000 (default). It also supports an optional responsive design, custom flyout menus, three widget areas in the footer, custom header and background.
Vintage Camera in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Babylog

Here’s a sweet, illustrated theme based on one of my Calobee Doodles characters. Choose from four predefined color palettes (blue, purple, pink and green), then customize the skin tone and hair color of the baby in the header to match your cutie. Babylog supports an optional custom menu and a right-hand widget-ized sidebar area. You can also change the background colors and image to suit your tastes.
Babylog in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Scrappy

Scrappy is a fun, scrapbook-style theme with lots of texture and charm. It supports post thumbnails, custom backgrounds, a custom drop-down menu, one right-hand sidebar and three widget columns in the footer.
Scrappy in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Hey Cookie

Hey Cookie is an elegant, customizable grid-style theme, perfect for artists and photographers. The wide, three-column layout supports post thumbnails, drop-down custom menus, up to two sidebars alongside the content and four sidebars in the footer.
Hey Cookie in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Lazy Sunday

Lazy Sunday is an elegant, customizable theme that’s perfect for artists and photographers who want to show off their best work. It takes advantage of WordPress post thumbnails, custom header and background functions, as well as support for custom drop-down menus and a widgetized footer.
Lazy Sunday in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Sixhours

Sixhours in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Brand New Day

Brand New Day is an illustrated landscape theme (similar in style to the current design at Calobee Doodles) that comes in four different “flavors”–day, night, autumn and winter–plus different sidebar arrangements and a narrow/wide column option. The fun, whimsical style lends itself well to personal websites and blogs.
Brand New Day in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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TrulyMinimal

TrulyMinimal is a free highly customizable minimalistic theme fully focused on typography. Powered by a powerful backend TrulyMinimal can be easily personalized.
TrulyMinimal in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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WPapptouch

WPapptouch is the faster and prettiest WordPress mobile theme. It works by detecting devices like iPhones, iPods, Android & and more mobile platform.
WPapptouch in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Launch

Launch is a sweet little theme for the personal blogger who likes to blog in style. Provides support for your own self-hosted video, audio, images, galleries, asides, links, quotes and of course good old standard posts.
Launch in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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WordPress Svbtle

Wordpress Svbtle in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Briefcase

Briefcase is a portfolio based free WordPress theme that could be used for a lot of purposes, beginning from a portfolio and gallery site and finishing to a blog and magazine one. It’s minimalist design was special created to catch the attention of everyone.
Briefcase in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Bello

Bello is a simple and elegant WordPress theme. It’s designed to showcase beautiful imagery in a clean and open space.
Bello in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Touchfolio

“Touchfolio” is simple theme created with focus on content and providing great user experience on majority of desktop and mobile devices.
Touchfolio in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Balloons

Balloons is a one-column layout with parallax-scrolling effect. It comes with a color switcher and a three-column widgetized footer. It is responsive to your visitor’s screen size (computer / tablet / mobile phone) and a stylesheet for the WP-Pagenavi plugin is included; available in English and German.
Balloons in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Accentbox

Accentbox is a free theme, its features and design can put any premium theme to shame. With its elegant design and powerful features, Accentbox will top the downloading charts. This HTML5 theme is made fully responsive to make sure your blog look awesome in any case.
Accentbox in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Launcher

This wonderful WordPress Theme let the site visitors know estimated time remaining in launching the site. The users are kept up to date through an email subscription form and twitter stream.
Launcher in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Respo

Respo is a free amazing responsive WordPress Theme by Themnific that comes with a clean, sleek and customizable design. This theme is responsive which mean it able to adapt its layout to the screen size of your visitors. Even the sliders for this theme is responsive too and it works great on mobile device like iPad or iPhone.
Respo in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Bunker

Bunker is based on ZURB Foundation css thus making it fully responsive to mobile phone, tablet or just simply a smaller size of screen resolution. Bunker is just as easy as other theme to used. Just create a post and publish.
Bunker in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Groovy

Groovy is a beautiful, magazine style WordPress theme. Hand-crafted, hand-coded and lightning fast, Groovy is built for bloggers who want a clean, elegant magazine WordPress theme for their blog to maximize pageviews, ad revenues, and create the best user experience possible.
Groovy in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Grid

Grid Theme Responsive is a WordPress Theme with mobile responsive design, featuring infinite scroll. Grid Theme is perfect for any creative to showcase their portfolio.
Grid in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Simple Grid

Simple Grid Theme Responsive is a WordPress Theme with mobile and tablet responsive design. Grid like design Theme is perfect for any creative agency to showcase their portfolio. Inspired by the works of El-Studio creative graphic design studio.
Simple Grid in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Unique

Unique Theme Responsive is a WordPress Theme with mobile and tablet responsive design. Great grid like theme for portfolio showcase and for creative blogging . Inspired by the works of El-Studio creative graphic design studio.
Unique in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Photo

Photo Theme Responsive is a WordPress Theme with mobile and tablet responsive design. Free Photo Theme is perfect solution for any professional photographer. Kenny Allan Professional Photographer.
Photo in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Snowberry

Simple and clean wordpress theme with nice contrast headers. Good readability of text.
Perfect theme for the personal blogs. Based on HTML of Twenty Eleven.
Snowberry in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Max Responsive

Max Responsive is a super-awesome wordpress theme best suited for newspaper or magazine websites. The theme is packed with an easy-to-use options panel which makes it very easy to customize the layout. It also holds a beautiful jQuery slider, carousel posts, and up to 4 featured categories on homepage.
Max Responsive in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Plixus

This theme has a minimalist design, compatible with the latest WordPress release and great jQuery slider on the homepage. You can use the Admin panel to easy change some of the features.
Plixus in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Picturesque

Picturesque was created specifically for photographers and photobloggers to show off their images in style. The theme makes use of WordPress’ built-in image and gallery features to make for a usable theme for anyone who wants to show off their work.
Picturesque in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Fanwood

Fanwood is an all-purpose, responsive (mobile friendly) theme with 12 optional layouts, per post layouts, multiple drop down menus, 18 widget areas, support for all 10 post formats, mobile compatible menus, and integrations for bbPress, BuddyPress, Jigoshop, and Hybrid Tabs.
Fanwood in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Goa

An absolutely minimal and elegant WordPress theme for writers and bloggers. While being so simple, Goa is still a powerful Hybrid Core parent theme with plethora of hooks and options for expansion and modifications.
Goa in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Cascade

An advanced responsive theme with multiple drop-down menus, 12 layout options, and multiple widget ready areas.
Cascade in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Florence

An elegant business and/or portfolio WordPress theme, built for presenting products and client testimonials. The feature content slider, post format templates, and responsive layout, make the theme a primary choice for business owners or freelancers who seek striking presentation for their products and/or services.
Florence in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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Catch Box

Catch Box is simple, lightweight, box shaped, and adaptable WordPress theme for bloggers and professionals. It is based on HTML5, CSS3 and Responsive Web Design to view in various devices.
Catch Box in Free WordPress Themes for Summer 2012
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  • AndrewG,
  • July 19, 2012

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Andrew is the chief editor of Splashnology blog. He has many years of experience within the web design industry and has a passion for the latest web technologies. Crazy about Increateble gallery and amazing 3D Models Marketplace

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  • Ildiko

    Nice work andrewG i am big fan of your website . your website is very good. 

     R u interested to sell you website???

    • AndrewG

      Sure, for $100 000 it will be yours -)

      • brian hewson

        A regular steal! :)

  • http://twitter.com/afshigul AfshiSpeaks.com

    Good collection thanks for sharing keep it up.

  • Andrew Golightly

    Hi AndrewG.. by some strange coincidence that’s my name too :)

    Florence theme looks cool.. but I don’t think it’s free. That download link doesn’t work for me.

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