Martial is a free theme created by ThemeFurnace. The theme’s two-column layout is geared towards bloggers and photographers, but it’s also suitable for a wide variety of other purposes.
Martial contains a number of great features, such as custom font support, several custom widgets and integration with the WordPress Customizer for easy manipulation of the logo, background, colors and header image. The theme also boasts full support for WooCommerce, allowing users to add a shop to their website with little extra effort.
You can download the free version of Martial from WPLift.
Baton is a clean and contemporary WordPress theme designed for business websites, yet suitable for a wide variety of different purposes.
The theme includes an intuitive drag-and-drop homepage layout builder that integrates with the Note plugin to offer live editing of website elements from the front-end.
Even though the theme is completely free, it still includes many of the features that would once have been considered “premium.” It comes with a number of different sidebar configurations, page layouts, support for popular plugins (JetPack, Yoast SEO, etc.) and of course supports all of WordPress’ core features.
Baton can be taken for a test-run at the developer’s website or downloaded from the official WordPress theme repository.
Lightly is a free responsive WordPress theme for blogs and magazines created by FancyThemes. The theme has a lightweight and minimalist vibe, which allows it to load stunningly fast right out of the tin.
It includes all of the features you would expect from a WordPress theme in 2016, fromstrong support for the WordPress customizer (including logo uploading), to a responsive and retina-ready layout, localization support, and a built in slider.
Check out the demo or head straight to the download page.
Morphology is a beautiful free WordPress theme designed by Shaped Pixels. The masonry gallery front page is perfect for artists and photographers, however it also includes a blog layout for those who prefer a more traditional look.
Morphology’s impressive list of features are described at its homepage:
Morphology Lite is a modern design concept that is crafted with responsive mobility to make your audience experience your website with all facets with a fresh, clean, minimialist, and all around stunning style with unlimited colours, 4 blog styles, customize your sidebar column, custom templates, a grogeous image post format, custom page backgrounds, at least 22 sidebar positions, and so much more.
Morphology Lite can be downloaded from the WordPress Theme Repository.
Pixgraphy is a beautiful WordPress theme for sharing photography. The responsive design is perfect for anyone wanting to share a large number of images, be they a photographer, artist, or just someone likes showing pictures of stuff.
Pixgraphy includes built-in support for Breadcrumb NavXT, WP-PageNavi, Contact Form 7, Jetpack by WordPress.com, Polylang, bbPress, WooCommerce and the WordPress Customizer. There’s also a contact page and a few different sidebar views available as page templates.
You can view the theme demo online or download it from the WordPress Theme Repository.
Bento, by Satori Studio, is one the most feature-rich free WordPress themes I’ve ever come across. It’s packed with advanced features typically found only in expensive premium themes. The theme’s creator is actually an Envato Elite author, meaning that their WordPress themes have made at least $75,000 from buyers on ThemeForest.