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If you are a freelance artist, graphic designer or a web designer, having an online presence is a big advantage for you.

Your potential clients can browse your work and contact you through your website.


So, if you don’t have your own website yet, I would definitely recommend you to build one using WordPress and a nice premium theme.

Therefore, in this article, I will list the top 10 premium WordPress themes for creative designers.

1. Divi theme

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Divi is Elegant Themes‘ flagship theme. It is a really neat and flexible theme. It can be used to build virtually anything. Also, you can use it for an unlimited number of websites with just one license.

The theme features a powerful back-end builder, as well as a visual front-end builder. You can read more about Divi on the Divi theme blog, which is regularly updated with guides.

2. Kalium theme

Kalium Theme

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Kalium is a portfolio-style premium WordPress theme. It features a masonry blog layout and has a lot of portfolio options. The blog pages are easily customizable, and it also features built-in pricing tables.


3. Unicon theme

Unicon Theme

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Unicon is another stylish WordPress theme for creative minds. This theme comes with a drag-and-drop page builder, one-click scrolling options and easy one-click setup. It also comes with 2 font icon sets with over 300 icons. It also features full WooCommerce support.

4. Borderland theme

Borderland Theme

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This trendy theme uses various border styles, which makes it perfectly framed. It comes with 12 completely customizable demos that are easy to import. The theme features Ajax page transition animations, clients carousel and multiple logo versions.

5. Pile theme

Pile theme

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Pile is a minimalistic WordPress theme. It is an ideal choice for creative professionals and designers. It features a unique page builder that allows you to create nice portfolio layouts with just a few clicks.

However, this theme is more expensive than most themes on ThemeForest, as it’s priced at over $200, but nevertheless, it is still a really popular theme.

6. Phoenix theme

Phoenix Theme

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Phoenix is a theme that features a one-page or multi-page parallax layout. It comes with the Visual Composer and Revolution Slider plugins. It also includes 10 portfolio layouts and over 30 unique elements with many customization options.

7. Capri theme

Capri theme

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This modern theme comes with 12 demos, one-click import and 600+ Google Fonts. It also has a PSD file, if you request it. You just need to email the developers to get it.

8. Chocolate WP theme

Chocolate WP Theme

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Chocolate WP is another premium WordPress theme from ThemeForest. It is a clean & minimalistic WordPress theme suitable particularly for the photographers.

It’s fully responsive and features a unique 3D slideshow. You can also place a video on the homepage or choose a masonry layout from 3 different column sizes.

9. KingSize theme

Kingsize Theme

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KingSize is another theme ideal for photographers. It is actually the #1 top selling photography WordPress theme. It features a full-screen slider / video. It has 5 gallery types and custom admin panel. And it also features over 35 multi-usage shortcodes.

10. Oshine theme

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The last one on my list, Oshine, is a beautiful, creative theme. It is a theme ideal for photographers as well. It features the TATSU page builder, it includes 27 stunning demos and live website builder. It also comes with MasterSlider and Slider Revolution plugins.

So this is the end of my list. I hope this article will help many of you to choose a WordPress theme for creating your portfolio website, whether you are a designer, a photographer or an artist.