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?
Based on Foundation 5, Visage is a clean and lightweight portfolio theme made specifically for photographers and designers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Optic is perfect for any blog type. Showcase your artwork, with complete focus on the post.
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.
Pandemonium Magazine is a simple and aesthetic magazine-style template for Tumblr. It’s easy to use and transform, with almost 100 customization options.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.