The potential value of a creative professional’s portfolio is beyond doubt. In order for that value to be realized, however, it’s vitally important that your portfolio not only displays your work beautifully, but also stand out as an extraordinary project in and of itself. Fortunately, there are a myriad of WordPress themes available to help you build the perfect portfolio.

This article will take a look at the best portfolio WordPress themes for creative professionals in 2016.

30 Best Portfolio WordPress Themes Creatives Professionals in 2016

Creativity is, of course, highly subjective. In turn, themes that appeal to one set of creative professionals might not appeal to others. This list offers a wide variety of top-rated themes to cater to a broad spectrum of creative portfolio needs. Some have been included because of their built-in aesthetics, whereas others have made the list due to their high level of customizability or superior design features.

Although we’ve presented a list of 30 themes, the examples below are not in any particular order. Our advice is check out each theme in turn – among them you may find the perfect one for you.

1. Divi

The Divi theme.

Divi – our popular and versatile theme – has everything you need to display your work in the best possible light. The drag-and-drop Divi Builder is simple and intuitive to use, and enables you to create a beautiful custom layout without code. Built-in options such as overlays and parallax effects can give you a professional look in no time.

Key Features:

  • Includes the Divi Builder drag-and-drop page creator.
  • Countless layout options.
  • Dozens of modules.
  • Ability to split test using Divi Leads.
  • WooCommerce compatible.

Price: $69 | More information

2. Kalium

The Kalium theme.

Kalium is a clean and crisp portfolio theme that offers a plethora of options, including over 30 portfolio item types and multiple grid listing choices. It also has lots of other built-in elements such as interactive Google Maps and pricing tables.

Key Features:

  • Dozens of portfolio options.
  • Easily customizable blog pages.
  • Built-in pricing tables.
  • WooCommerce compatible.

Price: $59 | More information

3. PILE

The PILE theme

PILE is specifically designed to create beautiful portfolio websites. Its sophisticated, minimalist structure results in a sleek modern design. This simple and intuitive theme is a good option for beginner WordPress users looking to create a visually impactful portfolio.

Key Features:

  • Smooth parallax scrolling.
  • Smart layout builder.
  • Fully customizable.
  • WooCommerce compatible.

Price: $225 | More information

4. ROUA

The ROUA theme.

ROUA is a self-proclaimed hipster theme designed for portfolio and blog websites. With the goal of creating a trendy online presence, this theme’s fashionable style should appeal to creative artists and agencies alike.

Key Features:

  • Includes the Slider Revolution plugin.
  • Several custom page templates included.
  • One-click demo install.
  • WooCommerce compatible.

Price: $64 | More information

5. Uncode

Uncode

Uncode is another flexible theme that comes with a variety of portfolio options. Its clean and modern layout is easy to navigate and offers near endless customization. The advanced grid system is particularly attractive for anyone looking to create masonry and grid style sites.

Key Features:

  • A plethora of of layout options.
  • A selection of portfolio layouts including grid and masonry.
  • Includes the Visual Composer plugin.

Price: $59 | More information

6. KON/CEPT

The KON/CEPT theme.

KON/CEPT is a minimalist theme focused on elegance and simplicity, and its modular design helps you when creating a masonry portfolio grid. Although the theme is fairly limited in terms of layout options, it’s definitely ‘on trend’ and would be a excellent fit for a variety of creative projects.

Key Features:

  • Flexible column grids.
  • Navigation style options.
  • Masonry portfolio.
  • WooCommerce compatible.

Price: $59 | More information

7. Ronneby

Ronneby

Ronneby is a multipurpose theme with a wide selection of sleek portfolio layouts to choose from. With so many default templates available (and a drag-and-drop interface in which to modify them), it’s unlikely you’ll need to use any code to obtain the design you desire.

Key Features:

  • One-click demo installation.
  • Premium plugins included.
  • WooCommerce compatible.

Price: $59 | More information

8. LENS

The LENS theme.

LENS is a theme dedicated to helping photographers showcase their work in extraordinary ways. The minimal flat design offers a variety of visually appealing options such as full screen slideshows and galleries. A main feature that sets this theme apart is the fast and smooth animated page transitions for a seamless viewer experience.

Key Features:

  • Animated page transitions.
  • Full screen slideshows, including videos.
  • Includes over 600 Google Fonts.

Price: $59 | More information

9. Phoenix

Phoenix

If you’re looking to showcase your work on a one-page site, Phoenix might be the theme for you. Phoenix is a responsive one-page template with a bold design. Its built-in drag-and-drop page builder will enable you to create a professional site quickly and easily.

Key Features:

  • One-page or multi-page parallax layout.
  • Minimal and bold design.
  • Includes the Visual Composer plugin.
  • Animated counters.

Price: $49 | More information

10. Porto

The Porto theme.

Porto is a popular multipurpose theme heavily geared towards e-commerce. If your portfolio is primarily used to drive online sales, this theme could be an excellent fit. With a myriad of layout options it still gives you the ability to create a fairly clean looking platform to display your work.

Key Features:

  • Includes the Visual Composer and Slider Revolution plugin.
  • Easy install and setup.
  • WooCommerce compatible.

Price: $59 | More information

11. HyperX

The HyperX theme.

HyperX is a portfolio theme that prides itself on its smooth design and clean code. The theme comes with several premium plugins to help you create your desired look. It also offers a moderate selection of minimalist demos for easy one-click install, and the ability to easily create custom designs.

Key Features:

  • Bundles the Visual Composer plugin.
  • Multiple slider options.
  • Portfolio category sorting.
  • WooCommerce ready.

Price: $59 | More information

12. Oshine

The Oshine theme.

Oshine has been designed to combine a clean modern design with excellent functionality. Although this is a multipurpose theme, it is very much geared towards portfolio layouts. Functionality such as sliders, parallax effects, and overlays can assist you in getting truly creative with your portfolio.

Key Features:

  • Drag-and-drop page builder.
  • Master Slider plugin included.
  • Choose from over 500 Google Fonts.
  • WooCommerce ready.

Price: $59 | More information

13. Colors Creative

Colors Creative

This modern vibrant theme is a welcome deviation from the array of image-centric designs. Colors Creative is a unique theme that focuses on a vast array of color and effect options, as well as offering the standard features of other portfolio themes.

Key Features:

  • Intuitive navigation bar color options.
  • Ability to automatically rotate background header colors.
  • Unique portfolio display options.
  • Google Maps customization.

Price: $59 | More information

14. TheFox

TheFox

TheFox is a clean and flexible multipurpose theme that has some fantastic functionality for creative portfolios. This theme is simple to install, and comes with a customized version of Visual Composer that makes it easy to design creative pages.

Key Features:

  • Powerful Theme Options panel.
  • Customized Visual Composer plugin included.
  • One-click demo installation.
  • WooCommerce compatible.

Price: $59 | More information

15. Unicon

Unicon

Unicon is a multipurpose theme with a super intuitive interface. This theme is easy for beginners to get up and running quickly, and offers almost limitless customization options. Its professional design and powerful features form a great base to develop a beautiful online portfolio.

Key Features:

  • Drag-and-drop page builder.
  • Easy one-click setup.
  • One-page scrolling options.
  • WooCommerce support.

Price: $59 | More information

16. Atelier

Atelier

Atelier is primarily an e-commerce theme, but that doesn’t mean it sacrifices anything when it comes to design. The clean modern style is a far cry from the more traditional e-commerce themes, and lends itself to even the trendiest creative professionals.

Key Features:

  • User controlled shopping experience.
  • Tailored mobile experience.
  • Animated headers.
  • WooCommerce ready.

Price: $64 | More information

17. Capri

Capri

Capri is described as a hot multipurpose theme, and it definitely delivers! With this theme’s intuitive visual options you can create a stunning website in no time. It includes key features that focus on adding imagery and other media in a way that can showcase both your personality and talents.

Key Features:

  • HD video backgrounds.
  • Includes predefined animations.
  • Multiple page transition options.
  • WooCommerce plugin included.

Price: $59 | More information

18. Lobo

The Lobo theme.

Lobo is a very popular portfolio theme among creative agencies and freelancers. Its custom module builder enables you to quickly and easily compose your custom layout, and also provides a wide range of options including sliders, parallax effects, and Lobo’s exclusive immersive sticky header.

Key Features:

  • Two navigation options.
  • Unique modular content layouts.
  • Royal Slider included.
  • WooCommerce integration.

Price: $59 | More information

19. Scalia

The Scalia theme.

Scalia is a multipurpose theme with over 150 demo pages ready to install. If you don’t have time for designing your site from scratch, this theme offers a number of portfolio options at the click of a button.

Key Features:

  • Easy installation.
  • One-page website option.
  • Multiple slider options.

Price: $59 | More information

20. Borderland

The Borderland theme.

Borderland is a daring theme with a look that is perfectly on trend. The heavy use of borders means that every element of your site appears perfectly framed. With various clean yet warm layout options, Borderland can help even the most so-so set of images make an impact.

Key Features:

  • One-click demo site import.
  • Multiple border layout options.
  • WooCommerce integration.

Price: $59 | More information

21. Vigor

The Vigor theme.

Vigor is a multipurpose theme with a fresh design that is sure to attract many creative types. Its minimalist style puts emphasis on imagery, while subtly enhancing any text. The easily customizable interface makes this theme suitable for complete beginners.

Key Features:

  • Multiple header layouts.
  • Includes the Edge Slider plugin, with image and video support.
  • Masonry gallery.
  • WooCommerce integration.

Price: $59 | More information

22. Kinetika

The Kinetika theme.

Kinetika is a full screen photography theme perfect for showcasing a stunning gallery of images. This theme offers a complete package for photographers, videographers, and illustrators, and includes events posts, a promotion box, and photo proofing galleries.

Key Features:

  • Adaptable slideshow text.
  • Multiple header and menu options.
  • Video page backgrounds.
  • WooCommerce integration.

Price: $59 | More information

23. Charm

The Charm theme.

Charm is a modern portfolio theme with a focus on typography and attention to detail. The clean responsive portfolio grid is complemented by a minimal blog. The theme is fully customizable and enables you to create an almost unlimited number of portfolios.

Key Features:

  • Powerful and super lightweight.
  • Isotope and Masonry layouts.
  • Multiple portfolio pages.
  • Infinite scroll option.

Price: $44 | More information

24. Panama

The Panama theme.

Panama is a flexible and diverse theme designed to cater to photographers and other creatives. Its understated elements enable images to take center stage and truly shine. With five pre-built gallery layouts and a one-click demo importer, complete beginners can be up and running in no time.

Key Features:

  • Bundles the Peenapo Page Builder.
  • Mega menu included.
  • Five gallery layouts.
  • Filterable portfolio content.

Price: $49 | More information

25. Massive Dynamic

Massive Dynamic

Massive Dynamic is first and foremost a business theme. However, its clean modern style lends itself to portfolios, particularly for those requiring more text options to complement imagery. The easy to use builder and masonry portfolio options mean this theme is definitely worth a second look for creative professionals.

Key Features:

  • Live website builder.
  • Live portfolio thumbnail resize.
  • Highly customizable header layout.
  • WooCommerce ready.

Price: $59 | More information

26. eClipse

The eClipse theme.

eClipse is a clutter-free photography theme that puts all the emphasis on your imagery. While the layout can be customized in a variety of ways, the full screen option is a sure-fire way to make a huge impact.

Key Features:

  • Full screen display option.
  • Dark and light skins.
  • Custom page templates.
  • WooCommerce ready.

Price: $60 | More information

27. Prestige

The Prestige theme.

Prestige is a minimal theme that’s focused around colorful menu tabs. This unique theme offers a very different viewer experience to most portfolio themes, and a key feature is the variety of page transitions available including scroll, crossfade, and uncover.

Key Features:

  • Seven different page transitions.
  • 20 predefined tab icons.
  • Extensive customization options.

Price: $44 | More information

28. Pond

The Pond theme.

Pond is a minimalist portfolio theme with one-page or multi-page options, and its clean, crisp style is designed to attract and draw in the viewer. This theme’s unique pagination style (along with multiple header, slider, and carousel options) will give you the tools you need to create a stunning showcase of your work.

Key Features:

  • Viewport border option.
  • Split sections.
  • Unique pagination.
  • Parallax and video backgrounds.

Price: $49 | More information

29. Notio

The Notio theme.

Notio is first and foremost an e-commerce theme, with super smooth animations. This theme’s clean design and limited number of layouts is geared towards simplifying the portfolio creation process, and showcasing work via a fluid design.

Key Features:

  • Fast and easy setup.
  • Drag-and-drop page builder.
  • Highly customizable layouts.
  • WooCommerce ready.

Price: $61 | More information

30. Hempstead

The Hempstead theme.

Hempstead is a theme designed for minimalist-loving creatives. Its grid format offers a visually stunning layout that’s suitable for showcasing all types of media. Although the theme comes with only three demos, it is easy to install and simple to customize.

Key Features:

  • One-click install.
  • Modern, minimal design.
  • Create almost unlimited portfolios.

Price: $49 | More information

Conclusion

All 30 of these WordPress themes have what it takes to produce a stunning portfolio website. Whether you want to display your beautiful photography or show off your creative coding skills, one of these themes will definitely fit your needs.

Which theme do you think you’ll try for your next portfolio project and why? Let us know in the comments section below!

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