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Best of August 2010 – Premium WordPress Themes

We manually selected the best premium themes made in August. This month we found six themes that we really liked. They have a fresh, stylish, minimalist design and suitable for the modern needs. Enjoy.

Simplicius Simplicissimus Universal

The template is based on unlimited combinations of basic elements that are designed for universal application.


If you’re looking for minimal,clean and elegant theme, then Wipi is the best choice for you. Wipi WordPress Theme is a premium wordpress theme with many features you are sure to be amazed at. Wipi is a fantastic magazine wordpress theme, with a slider, and beautifully coded front page showing your recent posts.

coolZine magazine

Cooolzine is a magazine/blog theme created for the typical usage of an e-zine. It contains an awesome user experience and a layout with five different backgrounds. This is not only a theme – it is a whole website concept.

Premium Magazine

A robust WordPress theme developed for online magazines, communities, network, industry news, or any site with rich content. It is modern, functional, and clean. Premium Magazine comes with 3 column layout, 3 widgetized areas, a slider for headline featured news, auto image resizing, and 6 custom widgets. If you are looking for a community or magazine WordPress theme that is robust, easy to navigate and manage, and is modern and well designed, this is your theme.


Hype is a wordPress theme for blogs, magazines & portfolios. You customize the layout of the homepage, give the theme your own overall look and feel with tons of style options, setup a gallery or a portfolio and showcase all your images or videos and much more.


Lucid is a highly customizable, Search Engine Optimized WordPress Theme that can be used as a business site, fully featured blog, or portfolio. It is built on the excellent Thematic Framework, and has many additional features and styles added. Lucid comes equipped with 18 skins and 2 choices of jQuery Featured Content Sliders which can be controlled through the extensive Control Panel (6 Admin Pages), as well as 5 Portfolio Styles, 13 Widget-Ready Areas, 9 Customizable Widgets, and over 20 Handy Shortcodes.


Bogdan is the founder of Top Design Magazine. You can find him in Bucharest-Romania so next time you want to drink a beer there and talk about web and stuff, give him a message.