30 Flat and Funky WordPress Themes

30 Flat and Funky WordPress Themes

If you haven’t already noticed, flat design is so in right now.

So what is flat design? It’s design. That’s flat. It revolts against skeuomorphism. In UI design, skeuomorphism usually refers to a digital element designed to emulate something from the real world – think of the leather stitching that boarders the calendar on an Apple device or the faux pine bookcase in iBooks.

iTunes icons
The iTunes icon on the left employs skeuomorphic design principles while the icon on the right uses flat design.
Skeuomorphism was introduced to help us make sense of new technology, i.e. If if looks like a real button and shines like a real button it must mean I’m meant to push it.

Windows first pushed the flat style trend with its Zune – the tech giant’s failed answer to Apple’s iPod – in 2006 and continues to embrace the design philosophy in Windows 8 and on its website.

Apple has also taken to flat design in its latest overhaul of iOS, as has Google, Mailchimp, Rdio, the list goes on.

Flat designs feature five distinct characteristics: no added effects, simple elements, focus on typography, focus on color and a minimalist approach. What you won’t see in flat designs are beveled edges, gradients, shadows or reflections that create a 3D look.

It is simplicity and clarity in design.

WordPress themes designers have taken to flat themes with gusto, creating beautiful themes and functional designs for any kind of business or professional. I’ve put together a collection of themes that best show off the beauty of flat designs.

So what comes after flat design? I’m looking forward to finding out.

What are your favourite examples of flat design? Tell us in the comments below.

1. Essentials

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Essentials flat WordPress theme



2. Red Sky

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Red Sky flat WordPress theme



3. FlatPack

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FlatPack flat WordPress theme



4. FlatPack

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FlatPack flat WordPress theme



5. Agency Pro

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Agency Pro flat WordPress theme



6. Flat

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Flat WordPress theme



7. Bold

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Bold flat WordPress theme



8. Glider

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Glider flat WordPress theme



9. Coffee and Cream

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Coffee and Cream flat WordPress theme



10. LA-BAND

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LA-BAND flat WordPress theme



11. Hexagonal

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Hexagonal flat WordPress themes



12. Panes

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Panes flat WordPress theme



13. Wentasi

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Wentasi flat WordPress theme



14. KUMAON

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Kumaon flat WordPress theme



15. Forest

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Forest flat WordPress theme



16. Daisho

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Daisho flat WordPress theme



17. Acute

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Acute flat WordPress theme



18. Octavus

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Octavus flat WordPress theme



19. Concept 1

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Concept 1 flat WordPress theme



20. Unlimited

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Unlimited flat WordPress theme



21. Concept 2

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Concept 2 flat WordPress theme



22. Designy

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Designy flat WordPress theme



23. Bloog

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Bloog flat WordPress theme



24. Spruce

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Spruce flat WordPress theme



25. ShiftCV

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ShiftCV flat WordPress theme



26. WP Pro Real Estate 5

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WP Pro Real Estate 5 flat WordPress theme



27. Good Bones

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Good Bones flat WordPress theme



28. Fuse

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Fuse flat WordPress theme



29. RENOVA

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Renova flat WordPress theme



30. Alfie

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Alfie flat WordPress theme