I have two favorite themes for WordPress.
Out of the hundreds of thousands of available themes spread out across the entire Internet, the two I like best are actually default WordPress themes: “Twenty Seventeen” and “Twenty Sixteen.”
They’re full-featured, customizable, uncomplicated, free, and supported by WordPress.
I just spent three hours searching through thousands of free and paid themes, tried out nearly 30 of them, and found the complication and frustration level of the majority of them just didn’t make it worth the bother. I fell back to the good old minimalist Twenty Sixteen for this one (and I’ve been using Twenty Seventeen for my main website since … well, 2017.)
Images, or lack thereof, are what make a website. If I want something extremely customized I build it by hand.