You don’t have to sacrifice good design to use WordPress. I just had a prospect ask for some samples to see before and after images of what level of design we can customize. I thought others might have similar questions so I copied the contents of that e-mail below. Enjoy!
Sites Based on Thesis
Wordpress designs I have done based on a theme called Thesis which starts out like this http://www.premiumwp.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/thesis-theme-mash-up.jpg
Site based on a theme called restaurant at http://www.wpthemes.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/restaurant-wordpress-theme-550×515.jpg
Site based on theme called SonarTech at http://www.wordpresspremium.com/wp-content/uploads/sonartech-theme.jpg
Custom Designs using WordPress