A new theme in the works

We spent the day today hammering out some ideas for a new Museum Theme.  We wanted to do something for those typophiles and writers out there; something minimalist with an emphasis on typography and a unique design.  The result is Ex Libris, which will be coming very soon. Design options Ex Libris will have 3… (read more)

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Striking Resemblance

This Blogger template, Striking Resemblance, uses real cloth textures and objects to create a lovely backdrop to your blog. It’s a little bit antique, a little bit modern and completely full of charm. Striking Resemblance uses a rich palette of turqoise and fuschias to lend invitation to the luxurious knit and woven textures and uses… (read more)

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That Thesis Thing

Update 7/22/2010: Thesis adopts the GPL! Over the last few days, the WordPress community has exploded into debate over one thing: Thesis and it’s restrictive, non-GPL-compliant license.  If you’re already familiar with the particulars of what Thesis is and what the debate is, you can skip the summary (to be honest, I’m sick of reading… (read more)

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Middle Name: Danger

Middle Name: Danger is the brother to Baby SweetTooth.  It’s got the same magazine-style layout and multiple widgetized sidebars with optional video embed and FeedBurner integration.  In fact, everything cool about Baby SweetTooth is there in Middle Name: Danger, the only difference is the boy colors vs. the pink and brown in SweetTooth.  Whereas Baby… (read more)

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12 Free WordPress Themes I Like (and you should, too)

Just because we built free WordPress themes and Museum Themes doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate the good work of others.  In fact, it’s through watching what’s going on in the greater WordPress theme community that gives us ideas, keeps us on our toes, and informs us of trends and what people are interested in.  Here… (read more)

Baby SweetTooth

Baby SweetTooth is a magazine-style theme styled for your baby girl.  It takes inspiration from premium WordPress themes, scrapbooking, and baby girl’s clothing and decor.  It’s built to share all of your thoughts and memories, pictures and videos in an easy-to-access page.  If you use FeedBurner, you can add your FeedBurner ID in the theme… (read more)

Gee, there’s a thought…

One of the things that’s frustrated me about a lot of premium WordPress themes I’ve had experience with is that they leave the user hanging.  You see the demo and it looks awesome.  Configurable category displays, a featured content gallery, room for adsense, customizable navigation, even a video embed in the sidebar.  Maybe you even… (read more)

Using the WordPress embed shortcode for YouTube, Vimeo, more

This was going to be a post on building a WordPress shortcode that you’d use like [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=url[/youtube] inside your posts to take care of the embedding.  My experience has been that when you flip over to HTML view to paste your code and then flip back to the Visual editor to finish your post, a… (read more)

erin’s sketchbook

erin’s sketchbook is a minimal WordPress theme we built for ourselves a couple years ago. It’s designed to be a good theme for art or photography, using a black background and minimal design to draw attention to the art or photography. It was based on another theme we did before that, Simple Black which, like… (read more)