5 Wordpress Themes That Forego the Flat

Flat UI design has become quite the norm within the past year, but that doesn't mean textures have no place on the web. Here's a handful of themes that look amazing and don't focus on flat design, but properly employ beautiful graphics and textures to enhance the visual experience.

1. Leatherly

Leatherly is a free WordPress theme specifically created for those who want to benefit from the web on a brief one-page website. If you want to use the web to showcase your work and find leads and clients, Leatherly is definitely for you.

http://colorlabsproject.com/themes/leatherly/

Leatherly

2. Swatch

Swatch is a FREE business theme with a portfolio module that allows it’s usage to be completely diverse.

http://demo.woothemes.com/swatch/

Swatch

3. Diary

Clean, beautiful looking Diary Theme for your everyday life. The theme comes with tons of features that you can control easily via our user-friendly theme admin panel.

http://www.s5themes.com/theme/diary/

Diary

4. Paper

Paper is a unique style WordPress Theme, simple, the character of this theme is the use of school paper as background and usage of two letters of character sketches.

http://demo.wpcharity.com/paper/

Paper

5. Designpile

Originally released for Smashing Magazine by Site5, Designpile comes with 3 color styles and a couple of jQuery-based goodies. It can be used for portfolios and blogs as well as corporate webAs usual, the theme is free to use in private and commerical projects.

http://demo.s5themes.com/?theme=designpile

Designpile