Homework Help For Kids
Homework Help For Kids is a free website helping children between the ages of 7 - 14 with their homework. It does this by providing information in History, Geography, RE, Science, Spelling Punctuation and Grammar (known as SPAG) and basic Maths.
Software: Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe Dreamweaver CC (Code View), PhoneGap (for compiling the app)
Fonts used: Amaranth, Niramit
Time spent: Approximately 100 hours
Original website launch date: 2012/2013
WordPress website launch date: 28th August 2016
Website & Android app redesign launch date: 18th April 2020
Windows app redesign launch date: 31st August 2020
(Screenshots done using Chrome Dev Tools, frames automatically added by Chrome Dev Tools.)
The app is currently available on Windows and Amazon appstores, as well as a free downloadable APK for other Android devices. The current version of the app is (the redesign was added at 5.0.0)
The old typeface (left, or top on mobile) was Ubuntu, used for both headings and body text. Although it was OK, it didn't feel like a typeface for a homework help site.
The new typefaces (right, or middle and bottom) are Amaranth and Niramit. Amaranth (middle) is used for headings, as it is more decorative, whilst Niramit (bottom) is used for body text because it is more readable at smaller sizes than Amaranth.
I didn't change the logo, but I did change the colour scheme and, with it, how the logo was presented. The logo on the left (top) is the old version, whilst the one on the right (bottom on mobile) is the new version.
I changed the combination because it seemed more professional and it's easier to see than the old one.
The colour contrast between the two is best demonstrated when converted to black-and-white: