Good for text
Black and White
Black and white, simple theme with a couple of custom features.
The New Yorker
The New Yorker is a throwback Tumblr theme, steeped in 50’s iconography and oozing the cool of the Mean Streets themselves.
Wave is our insanely customizable premium theme for Tumblr. With a ton of options, you can select a single column or two column layout to best suit your content.
Simple and customizable. Use 1, 2, or 3 columns for you blog and fill them with all sorts of little things. Incredibly simple permalink pages.
"1000 Suns" is a single-column theme designed for a simple, sleek look while still allowing a wide range of customizability. A great fit for all kinds of blogs.
Halogen is Pixel Union's "clean, well lighted place." An all-purpose theme for personal and photo blogs alike, it has a placid cobalt face and features Disqus commenting and additional page support.
A theme for writers
Beautiful Tumblr theme with large header image.
Maximalist is our magic bullet for high resolution content. Featuring 3 distinct modes (fullscreen, non-fullscreen, and parallax) Maximalist balances customizability and jaw-dropping simplicity.
Made with lots of heart and soul, Coco by Style Hatch comes in three unique flavors Creamy (light and floral), Bittersweet (brown) & White (neutral grey). As a bonus version 1.2.0 adds a grid layout!
A responsive and readable theme using Google Web Fonts
Created for bloggers who like it BIG! Show all of your content in a single column at a bigger size in high resolution, ideal for photographers and film makers.
A clean and simple one column theme
Minimal Tumblr theme for any type of content.
Egret is a free Tumblr theme specifically tailored for group blogs, but it’s also a jack of all trades with big images and thoughtful typography.
Cutout theme is a free, minimal, highly customisable Tumblr theme. Built using Boostrap 3.x. It renders great on many devices, from desktop to mobile.
Beautiful, responsive blogging theme (not only) for writers
A clean and simple tumblr theme for showcasing anything your heart desires. Labrador is a single-column customizable theme, designed for elegance and simplicity.
Notebook is designed for the foodie, the wayward traveller and the endless notetaker. Complete with leather binding, hand drawn fonts, and support for social media.
A subtle and and finely crafted theme supporting a vibrant color scheme and a lot of small visual details.
Mundi is a clean, minimalist, responsive tumblr theme.
A premium theme of epic proportions - fully responsive, powerful features and perfect for image focused blogs
The perfect theme for any photographer.
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