10 Free Material Design WordPress Themes 2017

Material Design was designed by Google in 2014 and has later been adopted in many Google application. Material Design uses elements that remind us of paper and ink. In addition the elements have realistic shadows and hover effects.

The following collection of free WordPress themes all include an inherent Material Design philosophy at their core, enabling web developers to make use of this powerful, conceptual approach to user experience and user interaction website design.

Materia Lite

A material design inspired WordPress Theme.

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Sirius Lite

Sirius is a clean, simple, material design business theme. This multipurpose theme is built on the Bootstrap framework, making it fully responsive and mobile friendly.

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MaterialX it’s a great child theme based on the structure of Metro-CreativeX designed by Themeisle but with the awesome material design applied.

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Material for Coders

Material for Coders is a free WordPress Theme developed by Josep Viciana (@emmgfx). The theme was designed by me, doing my own adaptation of the material design principles.

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Realistic is the first WordPress theme built using Underscores and Google’s Material Design Lite (MDL) frameworks combined together.

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Polymer is a child theme for Stargazer by Justin Tadlock. It is inspired by the Material design color palette by Google.

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MDLWP – A Material Design Lite WordPress Theme

MDLWP is a Material Design WordPress theme(probably the first!) that uses Sass, Gulp, Bower, and of course Material Design Lite.


Drento is minimal & essential responsive WordPress Blog Theme, a column in the center of the screen, and the sidebar that appears when you click on the appropriate button, unlimited colors and theme options.

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Portage Bay

This is a great WordPress theme that you can download for free. This template can be used to build multipurpose websites. Customize and use it in your upcoming online projects.

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Material Design WP

A minimal WordPress theme based on material design. Powered by Bootstrap and _s starter theme.