20+ Free Minimal Tumblr Themes

Tumblr is the most popular micro-blogging platform in the world. Over 100 millions use the free blogging engine. You can start your own blog within minutes. You don’t need to think about a domain or hosting, because you get a free subdomain and unlimited space.

You can change the design of your Tumblr blog equally fast. Tumblr supports so-called Tumblr themes. There are thousand of premium and free Tumblr themes available. The hard part is to find best possible theme and design for your blog. This collection will help you to do so.


Best Minimalistic Tumblr Themes

Minimalistic design is clutter free. A minimal design is perfect if you post many images and pictures. You don’t want to bore your visitors with an overly complex design. You can find here 10+ free minimal Tumblr themes for your next blog. I also added some premium Tumblr themes for more variety.

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Free Multi-Column Minimal Theme – New York

Minimal Tumblr Theme with 4 Columns

Minimal Tumblr Theme with 4 Columns

New York is a simple Tumblr theme with a multi-column layout. The header area is really big and you can use it for a cover image. The free theme is one of many from Olle Ota Themes.

Live Demo & Free Download


Free Minimalist Tumblr Theme – Light

Free Minimalistic Tumblr Theme

Free Minimalistic Tumblr Theme

Light is one of many free Tumblr themes from themesthatyoulike. The layout is clutter free and has a clean multi-column grid. The design is perfect for picture-heavy blogs.

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Premium Minimal Portfolio Tumblr Theme – Elite

Stylish Minimalistic Portfolio Tumblr Theme

Stylish Minimalistic Portfolio Tumblr Theme

Elite is a stylish and creative portfolio theme for Tumblr. This responsive theme has a clean and well-structured design. Reasons to choose Elite:

  • Extremely customizable with over 50 options
  • Social feed and social media icons
  • Slideout sidebar

Price: $32

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Minimalistic Tumblr Blog Theme – Apollo

Free Minimalistic Blog Tumblr Theme

Free Minimalistic Blog Tumblr Theme

Apollo is a free and responsive Tumblr theme with a minimalistic one-column design. Apollo supports all posts types and is perfect for photographers and bloggers.

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Minimal Tumblr One-Column Blog Theme – Applause

Premium Minimal Tumblr Theme

Premium Minimal Tumblr Theme

Applause is a minimalistic premium theme for Tumblr. The theme is fully responsive and uses a classic one-column design. You get over 40 customization options, optional infinite scrolling, and adjustable fonts.

Price: $32

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Minimalistic Tumblr Grid Theme – Revolve

Free Minimalist Tumblr Theme with Grid

Free Minimalist Tumblr Theme with Grid

Revolve is a free Tumblr theme with a super wide grid. The minimalistic design is perfect for picture-heavy blogs and photographers.

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Fullscreen Minimal Tumblr Theme – Triplex

Stylish Tumblr Minimal Theme - Triplex

Stylish Tumblr Minimal Theme – Triplex

Triplex is a stylish full-screen Tumblr theme with a simple design. This fully responsive theme supports 13 languages and is easy to customize.

Price: $20

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Modern & Free Tumblr Minimal Theme – Ragna

Super Simple Tumblr Theme

Super Simple Tumblr Theme

Ragna is a free Tumblr theme with a super simple layout. You get a one-column design and a small header area for the avatar and theme description.

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Simple Free Tumblr Theme – One

Dark Minimalistic Tumblr Layout

Dark Minimalistic Tumblr Layout

One is a simple and free Tumblr theme with a multi-column layout. You can choose between 2, 3, or 4 columns and customize the design with colors and background options.

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Minimal Tumblr Theme with 2 Columns – Creativo

Minimalistic Tumblr Theme with 2 Columns

Minimalistic Tumblr Theme with 2 Columns

Creative is a premium Tumblr theme with a minimal 2-column layout. The theme is fully responsive and the perfect theme for creative people. You can showcase your work or use it for simple blogging efforts.

Price: $20

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Free Minimal Theme with Sidebar

Free One-Column Tumblr Minimalistic Theme

Free One-Column Tumblr Minimalistic Theme

Mundi is a minimal Tumblr theme with one content column plus sidebar. The sticky sidebar is a good place to share your social media links and other information.

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Colorful Tumblr Portfolio Theme

Creative Tumblr Portfolio Theme

Creative Tumblr Portfolio Theme

Gradiente is a premium portfolio Tumblr theme with a minimal grid layout. This responsive theme is perfect for artists, designer, and photographers.

Price: $32

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Minimal Tumblr Fullscreen Theme – Grid

Minimal Grid Tumblr Portfolio Theme

Minimal Grid Tumblr Portfolio Theme

Grid is a sexy and free Tumblr theme with a full-screen grid layout. The header is small and the menu is hidden and opens as a slideout-menu. Grid is fully responsive and perfect for photographers.

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Creative Tumblr Portfolio Theme – Eren

Minimalistic Portfolio Tumblr Theme with Sidebar

Minimalistic Portfolio Tumblr Theme with Sidebar

Eren is a premium and minimalistic Tumblr theme with a full-screen layout and a wide sidebar area. The theme is perfect for artists. Features of Eren:

  • Fully responsive design and Retina Ready
  • Included iconfonts
  • Disqus and Analytics integration

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Minimal Multi-Column Theme – TheX

Minimalistic Tumblr Theme with Boxed Design

Minimalistic Tumblr Theme with Boxed Design

The X is a simple Tumblr theme with a multi-column and boxed layout. You can choose between several display options and change the number of columns.

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Sexy Tumblr Minimal Portfolio Template – Vesper

Stylish Full-Screen Tumblr Minimal Theme

Stylish Full-Screen Tumblr Minimal Theme

Vesper is a stylish and responsive Tumblr theme with a minimal grid layout. The theme is perfect for photographers, designers, and other artists. Vesper is well documented and offers plenty options for customization.

Price: $32

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Minimalistic Tumblr Theme with Sidebar

Free Minimalistic Tumblr Theme with Fullscreen Design

Free Minimalistic Tumblr Theme with Fullscreen Design

Issue is a free and minimal Tumblr theme with a full-screen layout. The number of columns will adapt to the screen width. The sidebar on the left side is filled with more information, tags, and more. The minimal layout is creative for picutre-heavy blogs.

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Minimal Blogging and Magazine Tumblr Theme

Creative & Stylish Tumblr Theme

Creative & Stylish Tumblr Theme

Exo is a super creative and stylish Tumblr theme for blogging and magazine websites. The theme has a full-width layout and a hidden sidebar with small icons. The minimal design is perfect for artists, freelancers, photographers, and designers. Premium features of Exo:

  • Fully responsive and widget-ready
  • Custom fonts and adaptive design
  • Ad optimized and localized theme

Price: $32

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Free Minimal Tumblr Theme – Stamp

Free Simple Tumblr Theme with 3 Columns

Free Simple Tumblr Theme with 3 Columns

Stamp is a clean and versatile Tumblr theme. You can change the complete design of the theme with just a few clicks. The theme is fully responsive and offer multiple layouts. Stamp is a free Tumblr theme.

Price: free

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Responsive Minimal Tumblr Theme – Visto

Minimal & Colorful Tumblr Theme

Minimal & Colorful Tumblr Theme

Vista is a responsive and minimalistic Tumblr theme for blogging. The theme comes with infinite scrolling and animations. You also get a customizable sidebar, parallax headers, masonry content grid, and an extensive documentation.

Live Demo & Theme Download


Free Minimal Multi-Column Tumblr Theme

Free & Simple 4-Column Tumblr Theme

Free & Simple 4-Column Tumblr Theme

Toronto is yet another free Tumblr theme from Olle Ota. The theme has a wide 4 column grid layout and a big header area. The design is minimalistic and works best with images.

Price: free

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Premium Responsive and Minimal Tumblr Template – Mattison

One-Column Tumblr Theme with Sidebar

One-Column Tumblr Theme with Sidebar

Mattison is a simple one-column Tumblr theme with a high focus on your content. The theme is perfect for images and photos, but also works well with text and quotes. Some major features for you:

  • Responsive design
  • You can filter the posts
  • Social feeds and icons
  • Google analytics and Disqus Integration

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Colorful & Minimal Tumblr Theme – Yesterday

Bold & Creative Tumblr Theme

Bold & Creative Tumblr Theme

Yesterday is a free Tumblr theme with a colorful and minimalistic design. The theme has a modern 3-column design with a big header area. The theme is perfect for photographers and artists.

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Stylish Premium Tumblr Minimal Theme – Visage

Minimalistic Business Tumblr Theme

Minimalistic Business Tumblr Theme

Visage is a Tumblr portfolio theme for photographers, graphic designers, and other artists. The theme is based on modern HTML5 & CSS3 technologies and the foundation 5 framework. The theme is fully responsive and includes several custom widgets.

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Tobias Gebauer

Webworker, web developer and also web designer. I love blogging and working on my websites all the time. I like to share great web design inspiration, freebies and tutorials with the world :).

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  1. Tauchsägen says:

    Awesome post. Found my new tumblr theme.

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