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15 Tumblr Themes for Creatives and Bloggers

A ‘tumblog’ is a quick and easy way for creatives or bloggers to set up their blog or portfolio without having to worry about complicated installation instructions. Make yours stand out with an awesome theme. Here are some of our favorite Tumblr themes currently on ThemeForest.

Which one is right for you?

Visage

Based on Foundation 5, Visage is a clean and lightweight portfolio theme made specifically for photographers and designers.

Visage clean and lightweight portfolio theme

Aria

Aria is a flat and colorful handcrafted theme that has been designed for creatives. It comes with many options, so that you can customize almost everything.

Aria flat and colorful handcrafted theme that has been designed for creatives

Scribble

Scribble is a minimally designed theme for content lovers. It comes with support for all of Tumblr's post formats – text, photo, photoset, quote, link, chat, audio, and video – and you can pretty much edit every aspect of the theme to make it yours.

Scribble minimally designed theme for content lovers

Pop Gallery

Pop Gallery is a Tumblr theme for visual portfolios, galleries and hobby shops. It’s able to present distinct thumbnails for new, sold and reserved items. It has a clean design with circular thumbnails.

Pop Gallery a Tumblr theme for visual portfolios galleries and hobby shops

Pierre

Pierre is a clean theme aimed at making your content the center of attention. It includes scalable typography and support for most social media types. The theme gives a tailored view to each device that visits it, and only serves the content that is required, helping to speed up delivery of your site.

Pierre clean theme aimed at making your content the center of attention

Bloq

Bloq is a stylish, blocky portfolio theme for designers and creatives. It features two different layout modes, a filterable portfolio grid, a touch-optimized image slider, dark and light preset skins to get you started, and much more!

Bloq stylish, blocky portfolio theme for designers and creatives

Optic

Optic is perfect for any blog type. Showcase your artwork, with complete focus on the post.

Optic perfect for any blog type

Flat

Flat is a minimal and clean multipurpose business theme for Tumblr. You can easily change the overall view of the theme, and hide or show theme elements. A variety of custom options makes it a flexible theme – suitable for corporate blogs, portfolios, and design studio websites.

Flat a minimal and clean multipurpose business theme for Tumblr

Pandemonium Magazine

Pandemonium Magazine is a simple and aesthetic magazine-style template for Tumblr. It’s easy to use and transform, with almost 100 customization options.

Pandemonium Magazine simple and aesthetic magazine-style template for Tumblr

Zen

Zen is a very clean and simple theme, yet it’s also powerful and easy to modify. The theme features a responsive layout and retina graphics, so no matter what type of screen your visitors are using, this theme will fit perfectly.

Zen clean and simple theme

Pulire

Pulire is a clean multipurpose, minimal theme for Tumblr. You can easily change the overall view of the theme, and a variety of custom options makes it flexible – use it for your personal blog, corporate website, or portfolio! PULIRE is fully responsive.

Pulire clean multipurpose minimal theme Tumblr

Vintage Metro

Vintage Metro is a clean and simple theme, yet powerful and easy to modify. The theme features a responsive layout and retina graphics, so no matter what type of screen your visitors are using, this theme will fit perfectly.

Vintage Metro clean simple theme powerful modify

Affection

Based on Foundation 3, Affection is a feature-rich and responsive Tumblr theme that comes with support for all 8 of Tumblr's post types: image, gallery, video, audio, text, chat, quote and link.

Affection a feature-rich and responsive Tumblr theme

Bill

Bill is a 'six-in-one' theme that would be perfect for writers, photographers, musicians, creative people, etc. It comes bundled with many options that allow you to customize almost every aspect of the theme.

Bill tumblr theme

Fresco

Fresco is a clean multipurpose, minimal theme for Tumblr. You can easily change the overall view of the theme, and a variety of custom options makes it flexible – use it for your personal blog, corporate website, or portfolio! FRESCO is fully responsive.

Fresco clean multipurpose minimal theme Tumblr

Next Steps

If you would like to learn how to build your own Tumblr theme you might like to check out the screencast tutorial series Tumblr Theming 101 over on Tuts+. You could also have a look on Themeforest for some more pre-designed Tumblr Themes or even browse for a Tumblr-style WordPress Themes if you prefer.

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