VICTORIA, British Columbia, Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Pixel Union, a leading design agency specializing in website templates and ecommerce solutions, today announced its acquisition of Themezilla, makers of some of the world's most popular and well-loved WordPress themes and plugins.
As part of the agreement, Pixel Union will provide support for Themezilla's highly regarded theme catalogue, which includes more than 25 premium WordPress themes, and will design and develop new WordPress themes under the Themezilla brand.
"For years, Themezilla has been one of the most respected names on arguably the web's most important platform," said Ben Moore, CEO of Pixel Union. "WordPress powers nearly 40 percent of the total internet, with over 40,000 of those sites running on Themezilla themes. We're excited to bring our theme credentials and ecommerce expertise to Themezilla's world-class catalogue, and build on its legacy of WordPress design innovation."
Pixel Union, which currently offers themes for WordPress, Shopify, Bigcommerce, and Tumblr, will announce its first major project for Themezilla in the coming weeks. Over the past two years, the agency has turned its focus to ecommerce, helping thousands of businesses across the world successfully start and grow their online stores.
"We could not have found a better candidate to continue what we started," said Orman Clark, founder of Themezilla. "Pixel Union's team of designers and developers are renowned for their creativity, attention to detail, and top-notch customer support—Themezilla customers are in good hands. For me, it has been an absolute pleasure working on Themezilla, and I look forward to seeing what Pixel Union has in store for the brand."
About Pixel Union
Pixel Union is a leading design agency known across the web for its world-class themes and custom solutions for platforms like Wordpress, Shopify, Bigcommerce and Tumblr. With a commitment to empowering creators and brands through creative design, the agency has helped businesses around the world launch and grow their online stores. Today, Pixel Union's customers include millions of people and organizations, including The White House, Tesla, MoMA, the LA Lakers, the BBC, and more. For more information, visit pixelunion.net.
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/pixel-union-announces-acquisition-of-themezilla-300215052.html
SOURCE Pixel Union Design Ltd.