Zach Hornsby on March 26th, 2010.

The essence of blogging is content, unfortunately that has been forgotten by many.

It’s easy to find themes that are built on heavy imagery; completely forgetting the basic premise of blogging being an online journal. I’ve pushed for simplistic design for years and believe that we will see a revival in minimal design not only in the blogging world, but throughout the entire web.

And yes, I shamelessly self-promote my own WordPress themes.

1. Adam by Netjelly

Adam, free WordPress theme.

2. Lead by Armypink

3. Die Neue Typographie by Hell Yeah Dude

4. Hemingway by Warpspire

5. Manifest by Jim Barruad

6. Clean Home by Midmodesign

7. by Sansserif Racer by Konstruktors

8. Sharpfolio by Web Revolutionary

9. iA by Information Architects

10. Stilbruch by Armypink

Embrace typography, white space and remember – blogging is about content, have your design reflect that idea by drawing attention away from other elements and keeping the focus on the text.

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