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Calafate is an interesting way for designers, developers and users to experience WordPress. A Portfolio website reimagined to highlight the most important content.
Some of its features include:
- Unique & lightweight custom page builder. You can create unique and very creative layouts to display your projects in a very easy way.
- AJAX driven theme. You can also disable this feature.
- Two different navigations. A regular one and a compact one.
- Packery, Isotope & masonry layouts
- Cool filtering method for your project items
- Multiple portfolio pages
- Two different blog styles – ‘Minimal’ & ‘Magazine’
- Custom full-screen backgrounds for each project and section. With unique features.
- Hero sliders and self hosted videos
- Fully customizable portfolio pages. Color schemes and heroes.
- Adjust the sizes for your text, fonts, color. Combinations are unlimited.
- WooCommerce integration (e-commerce/shop features) support. Unique experience.
- iOS/Mobile Ready
- And much more..
We also have a full review of the theme written [HERE].
Below you’ll have a list of creative websites built using Calafate.
Nyhaus is a graphic design studio based in the Netherlands. For their homepage, they used a slightly modified version of the Calafate theme’s “covers” page template, showcasing featured projects in a really unique way.
David is a freelance art director, designer and collagist from Milan. His website’s homepage combines typography and imagery in a really creative way.
Best Served Bold
Best Served Bold is another great portfolio website which uses Calafate’s flagship flexible masonry portfolio.
A team of young and enthusiastic designers also used Calafate to present their work and made great use of the background features that the theme offers.
ChenRoy is an artist from Miami who also uses Calafate to present his unique projects in a unique way.
Jejsd’s website also makes great use of Calafate’s portfolio grid, displaying secondary images for the grid’s thumbnails in a really creative way.
Yaro Banduro’s website is characterized by simplicity and minimalism, and Calafate makes a great job in making this minimalism beautiful.
Another designer who uses big & bold imagery in order to impress visitors. The homepage is also based on Calafate’s cover template, while the project pages combine lots of high quality imagery with great typography.
Calafate is not only a great portfolio theme, but it is also a great theme for bloggers, who want to present their content in a big way and Ingo Moeller’s website is a clear statement of this.
This Germany based photographer is also using Calafate’s big hero slider to create a simple, yet powerful homepage design.
Sleeping Til Noon
Another great example of how Calafate can be used in so many ways. Home of a travel blogger, the Sleeping Til Noon website is an amazing collection of blog articles and image galleries.
Another great photographer who uses Calafate to present her portfolio.
A Brisbane based designer who also uses Calafate to give a unique touch to every project on his website.
Mind & Design
Mind & Design is a one-page website for selling a design magazine. The homepage is built around their first issue and it also uses Calafate’s hero, color & typography options in a pretty neat way.
Estok Creative is a boutique studio in Los Angeles who also uses Calafate for their on-line portfolio.
Mot Pour Trait
Another great example of a portfolio website built with Calafate.
A designer’s website which has an introductory page as the homepage, while the portfolio and other pages can be accessed through the minimal overlay menu.
A team of architects also used Calafate to showcase their projects, making great use of the theme’s huge headers and cover features.
An art director who uses the theme’s homepage to present his identity and a selection of projects, while having his full portfolio featured in a different and bold way.