Here are a lot of things going on in the Web Design industry and its design trends are moving really quickly. About 2 years ago, Flat Design has dominated the market and now Google’s Material Design is taking over.
We challenged ourselves to create a visual language for our users that synthesizes the classic principles of good design with the innovation and possibility of technology and science.
Just like Flat Design, Material Design also have the same focus but any important or primary parts of the website will be highlighted (with box-shadow, for example), more motion effects, and buttons.
There are many framework options based on Material Design for web developers to choose from. Some well-known ones are MaterializeCSS and MUI CSS. However, if you do not want to take time to manually integrate it into your WordPress theme, then check out these free and premium responsive Material Design themes for WordPress.
5 Free and Premium Material Design WordPress Themes
This theme is quite simple but extremely clean. I like the way it display posts on the homepage and widely “no sidebar”.
Material Gaze (Download)
A child theme of Stargazer, built on Hybrid Framework.
MaterialWP use the popular WordPress starter theme called Underscores.me and Zivolo’s Material Design Bootstrap theme.
A simple WordPress blog theme but with the functionality of Pinterest including boards, places, pins, user profiles, follow, like, many more.
Are you looking for a WordPress mobile theme? Jackdaw just happened to be one and it’s based on Material Design too.
Varuna Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme
You might not be able to find that much Material Design WordPress themes in the marketplace or even WordPress directory. But I can see that the current themes are done really carefully and less boring than other designs.