There are three varying alternatives to WordPress that are worth looking at for your next project.
Design your way. Develop your way. Perch will support you. Use the CMS built for web professionals.
Great support, very nice templating language, videos, tutorials, plugins and more.
Easy to setup. Easy to use. Flexible as hell.
File-based CMS, great docs and support, really nice templating language, less plugins
Simple hosted solution, great themes, easy to use templating, super flexible with scaling.