In this post, we’ve picked some of the best responsive WordPress themes released in 2012 that maybe you haven’t seen yet. No matter what you are using WordPress for, you’ll find some themes below that will work for you.
Responsive design will be the “theme” of 2013 for WordPress Themes so be sure you are ready to provide your visitors a single design that responds to the myriad of devices in which people can access your site (desktop, laptop, tablet, phone).
If you are looking for our absolute top pick in WordPress Themes for 2012, it is without a doubt Elegant Themes.


Ruskin Responsive WordPress Theme

Prepare to launch an incredibly bold and inspiring website. We give you the vehicle to go where no website has ventured before. Ruskin is super clean, ultra smart and the perfect environment for the graphic impact of black and white. A little retro, no nonsense and a whole lot of pizzazz. Just the right presence for a profound business statement and an outstanding portfolio.
Ruskin Responsive WordPress Theme

Lulu – Responsive WordPress Theme

Lulu Responsive WordPress Theme
Lulu is a fully responsive, minimalist, awesome WordPress theme, with 4 custom post types, responsive flex slider, filterable portfolio/gallery, built-in contact form, and on and on. If you’re looking for a classy responsive theme, Lulu is patiently awaiting your arrival…

XO – Responsive Creative WordPress Theme

XO Responsive WordPress Theme

Reaction WP : Responsive, Rugged, Bold

Reaction Responsive WordPress Theme
Designed for basic users, not geeks – all by a dude in Southern California who just loves making rockin’ WP themes for other folks.

The Arcadian Responsive WordPress Theme

Arcadian Responsive WordPress Theme
The Arcadian is a new portfolio theme designed to look beyond the typical corporate mold and give you the ultimate in WordPress creativity.

Construct, a Responsive WordPress Blog/Folio Theme

Construct Responsive WordPress Themes
Construct is a smart, professional and responsive theme designed to show off your (or someone else’s) work. It can be used as a personal portfolio or as great place to link to anything you think deserves it. It utilises a column based layout and some funky animation effects to keep your users entertained. Construct also takes advantage of AJAX which allows the user to load more corresponding posts on the fly without reloading the page or hindering SEO . It also degrades gracefully if JavaScript is disabled.

Propulsion – responsive business & eCommerce

Propulsion Responsive WordPress Theme
Propulsion is a responsive WordPress Theme (try resizing your browser), suited for users who want to create a business, portfolio or eCommerce site. The Theme is built on top of the fabulous woocommerce shop plugin as well as the bbPress Forum plugin. It comes with a plethora of options so you can modify layout, styling, colors and fonts directly from within the backend. 3 Slideshows, 21 predefined skins (which are easy to modify from your backend), font and color options as well as dynamic template builder will help you create the Website you need in no time.

Volumes: Responsive Portfolio WordPress Theme

Volumes Responsive WordPress Theme
Bold, beautiful, full of character and fully responsive – Volumes is a great asset to any creative freelancer or agency. An attractive showcase for you work packed full of features, a filterable portfolio, custom widgets, custom page templates and more.

Radius Responsive WordPress Theme

Radius Responsive WordPress Theme
Featuring a responsive design, you can scale Radius all the way down to iPhone size and still have a beautiful, full-featured site in the palm of your hand. Try out the demo!
Radius has built-in swipe support for your portfolio images, videos and more! That means your entire portfolio is now fully sortable, scalable AND swipe-able. That’s pretty rad! Using a mixture of custom styles and shortcodes, it’s really up to you how you utilize this adaptive theme!
This theme, like all Okay Themes, comes with an extensive help file and installation video.

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