A new theme in less than a month. Not a very good trend. Last time there was a 5 year gap between such changes. The problem with being a minimalist is that small things end up mattering. Specially when there isn’t clutter.
I loved the typography of the previous Syntax theme. What got me were seemingly minor things. The pushing the “meta” stuff to the footer and the dark header. Utterly superficial. But such is the price of minimalism.
In the end though, a theme should focus on the content. If this Isola theme doesn’t work out, its back to Syntax. Which looked like this: