WordPress is one of the most widely used CMS available, providing publishers with an abundance of tools, features and plugins. All to create the perfect, feature packed, fully functioning website or blog.
WordPress also boasts many great themes and in particular, premium quality themes designed by some of the best theme designers on the web. The folks behind some of these exquisite themes are always pushing and breaking the limitations of the term ‘premium’, to give us a wide range of jaw dropping, high quality premium themes to use in our web projects.
Below you will find our choice of the top 5 premium WordPress theme designers that you need to check out in 2011 and 2012…
Focus Theme by StudioPress
Lets start with probably one of the most popular and personally for me, the best in the business, StudioPress. The collection of enigmatic child and magazine style themes from StudioPress never ceases to amaze us. Their stunning SEO optimized themes working in harmony with their iconic WordPress framework, Genesis Framework, backed by their fantastic selection of plugins and technical support makes them our number one choice for 2011 and beyond. StudioPress currently has over 70,000 users worldwide.
Spectrum by WooThemes
WooThemes offer a wide selection of stunningly and uniquely crafted magazine styled themes, catered for all types of web publishers. WooThemes produces and adds two new themes each month to their collection, backed by a solid technical support crew. Each theme purchased is provided with video tutorials and documentation.
View WooThemes gallery.
Graphix Theme by WPZoom
If you’re looking for something a little more modern and contemporary then check out the beautiful collection of magazine style themes from WPZoom. With 29 themes and counting to choose from, complete with theme documentation and technical support. One of our favorite and WPZoom’s most highly rated theme is the Magnet blog style theme.
News Time by Templatic
Templatic has always been one of out top picks offering a complete solution to small businesses and bloggers looking to take their online commitments to the next level of professionalism. With simple implementation, affordability and a well crafted collection of theme designs to choose from, there is something to suit all tastes from eCommerce storefront to social style themes.
Templatic also offers complete support and a great affiliate program so that you can make money recommending their themes too. Check out their themes gallery today.
Polished Theme by ElegantThemes
Last but not least in our top 5 choice of theme designers are from the crew at ElegantThemes. Elegant offers a vast library of premium themes, and for just $39 you get full unlimited access to all their themes. As well as this there is a great support forum, FAQ and trouble shooting and not to forget a rewarding affiliate program. Check out the stunning library of themes from ElegantThemes!
Which one of these are your favorite or which theme are you likely to choose?