In early days blogs were supposed to be simply online diaries and way how to write your thoughts without any business purpose. I will start to write personal blog in my own language as well and that’s because I wanted to find out how many simple and minimalistic themes are available for WordPress. Certainly I got again more than expected, but I tried to narrow article and be picky, but I still got 43 interesting and simplistic themes.

Enjoy typography, white color, grid, white spaces and remember – very often simply good typography and great use of white space is a lot better than theme overloaded with effects, colors, images and too much CSS styling!

43 Minimal And Really Clean Free WordPress Themes

1. Hybrid Minimalist WordPress Theme Framework

Everybody should know about this framework, which can be used as excellent minimalist type theme as well!

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2. Thematic Minimalist WordPress Theme Framework

One more very popular and well known framework because of it’s big quality.

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3. Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: March 19, 2009

Outstanding theme using Mootools features to make it really unique with no picures at all.

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4. How to Create a Minimalist and Typographic Blog Layout From Scratch

We also have our own tutorial and theme released by Jon Philips from Spyrestudios – definitely check it out and learn how to create your own beautiful theme! It will be a lot simpler to create such beautiful theme then you would think!

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5. Modern Clix Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: March 19, 2009

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6. DesignMagz Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: March 12, 2009

Really great typographic magazine type theme keeping everything as simple as possible.

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7. Essayist Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: May 31, 2009

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8. The Upstart Blogger Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: June 19, 2007

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9. Satorii Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: January 6, 2009

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10. Oulipo Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: January 3, 2009

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11. MagaTheme Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: Feb 9, 2009

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12. Grid Focus Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: December 10, 2008

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13. Sharpfolio Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: May 10, 2007

Something more dark and well known, but really good alternative for people, who enjoy dark colors and minimalism.

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14. Typogriph Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: April 6, 2009

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15. Undedicated Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: February 28, 2009

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16. Cardeo Minimal WordPress Theme

Release Date: September 28, 2008

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17. Clean Home Pro Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: November 2, 2008

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18. F8 lite Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: May 2, 2008

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19. Just Lucid Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: April 25, 2008

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20. Journalist Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: September 9, 2009

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21. WP-DEV Dojo Minimalist WordPress Theme

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22. Basal Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: June 25, 2009

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23. Enormous Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: January 19, 2009

Want huge typography and customization? Here – just for you!

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24. Doc Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: May 10, 2009

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25. GreyDove Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: March 19, 2009

I don’t know why, but I just love colors used in this site and sidebar. Even default theme looks really personal!

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26. Freemium Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: July 27, 2008

Interesting layout, which could be suitable for more serious blogging with multiple navigation and advertise fields. Great for business purposes with simplicity in mind.

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27. R775 Light Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: March 19, 2009

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28. Carrington Text Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: April 7, 2009

Carrington Text is a clean, simple theme with only text and spacing used for layout and design. I literaly love it!

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29. WP Framework Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: February 17, 2009

I tested this site on my own local server, sidebar should need little CSS customization, but everything else work just fine!

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30. Omega X Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: February 19, 2009

Great and very light theme for personal blog.

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31. Aligned Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: January 10, 2009

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32. Less Is Less Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: March 16, 2009

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33. LightWord Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: November 25, 2009

Something between simple and advanced theme with light colors and good looking design.

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34. Constructor Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: November 19, 2009

Construc your theme on good looking grid and bricks. Interesting layout for simplicity lovers.

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35. Atahualpa Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: September 29, 2009

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36. P2 Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: November 26, 2009

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37. Buddymatic Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: November 21, 2009

The definitive WordPress theme for 2010. Buddymatic is a highly extensible Theme Framework for WordPress & WordPress MU blogs including BuddyPress enabled home and member blogs. This framework features 13 widget-ready areas, drop-down menus, grid-based layout samples, plugin integration, shortcodes for your footer, & a whole lot more. BuddyPress functionality is integrated into the framework and activated when BuddyPress is detected.

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38. Neutra Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: November 17, 2009

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39. Simplex Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: January 25, 2009

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40. Fusion Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: August 13, 2009

Very simple but really great looking theme, with several great features as full screen mode or fixed and several text size options.

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41. Life is Simple Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: November 23, 2009

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42. Titan Minimalist WordPress Theme

Release Date: October 7, 2009

Really lovely colors and beautiful simplicity throughout whole theme, maybe not so minimalistic but still very harmonic.

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43. Manifest : A WordPress Theme

Release Date: March 19, 2009

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