The Timaru Mental Health Support Trust website, made for charity by Team USA (comprised by web superstars like Jason Santa Maria, Dan Mall, Liz Danzico and Automattic’s John Ford) during the FullCodePress competition, is actually a clever child theme of 2010.
Been looking for this kind of theme options “framework” for ages. It’s simple to use and consistent with the WordPress UI look (here’s why it’s important). Bonus quote from Ian:
(…) if a theme has more options than WordPress … it has too many options.
I’m currently feeling pretty tired of the usual WordPress tutorials, so here’s a well-written article discussing what CMS is best for your need.
Jeff Starr lists all (ALL!) the classes and IDs generated by WordPress, ready for us to CSS away. Hats off to Jeff, this obviously takes a lot of time to finish. A must bookmark for all theme developers.