Focus WordPress theme is a new personal blogging theme or a general blog WordPress theme from Studiopress. Its basically a child theme for the Genesis theme framework.
This post only reviews the unique functionality offered by Focus theme. But the theme also supports all the standard features of Genesis theme framework. You can read more about those features in the Genesis theme framework review.
Focus theme differentiates from most personal blogging WordPress themes as it blends magazine style layout within the personal blog layout. It lists most recent posts with full content at top, along with two column post boxes with post excerpts at bottom.
The bottom two areas are actually widgetized areas where you can drag Featured posts, as shown in above image, to get this homepage layout. You can also drag anything else, like custom menu widget or a flickr widget, in these widgetized areas.
The theme has 3 column widgetized footer, 4 color schemes, which you can easily change in a single click from Focus theme options.
Overall, Focus WordPress theme is an ideal choice if you are looking for a WordPress theme for personal blogging or if you want a general blog theme.