Minimal is the timeless web design trend of basic styling a web page and stripping out all non-essential elements allowing the reader to focus solely on the content with absolutely no distractions. Achieving the balance between content and minimal design is not easy, but in the hands of a skilled designer or a competent writer, the minimal style can truly accentuate your web page.
This post is our third year featuring minimal WordPress themes and by far and away our best, you can also view the 2009 and 2010 editions.
If you’re looking for a wider range of free WordPress themes, including minimal themes, you should check out this article: 50 Beautiful and Free WordPress Themes.
Minimal WP Themes
The Talking Fowl
The Talking FowlDemo
Minimal with a touch of styling
Beauty and Clean
Beauty and CleanDemo