I agree with @chrisburton — it definitely looks like it was based on a theme. Whether or not it actually was, is not the point. It just looks like a theme. Maybe it’s a little too much like so many other sites out there that made us think that.
It’s something I’ve seen many times before, I guess.
Wow. Well, I write from scratch. It’s not a theme whatsoever. I first sketch on a paper then I start writing the html and then css. Actually, I’m really trying so hard to keep improving on my html/css. Currently, am learning js and php. So all these were designed by me from ground up:
Most of these are my proposed firms. I am doing them and storing while trying to perfect my html/css skills. I started learning web design October last year. I read a lot. I follow some persons, from Chris Coyier to Walton Trent to Sidebar.io to HtmlWeekly.
I implemented my first responsive technique on this site: http://ctrlshiftstudios.com, I want to replace it now with http://ctrlshiftstudios.com/layout
I posted it here before looking for a little help on the hover behaviour of the mega menu. Have fixed it and hav finished the whole homepage. Will post it morrow. My internet connection cannot upload the header image. I will use school internet to do that once the day breaks.