For the tenth year running, the Favorite Web site Awards are up, and public voting has started. It remains perhaps the best source of inspiring interactive work on the Web--but it's a daunting pile of entries, comprising 378 Web sites.
Luckily, Creative Review has painstakingly culled them into their 12 favorites, by month (since the FWA competition is organized according to month). A couple will be familiar to readers of this blog--namely, GE's wonderful site explaining the smart grid; and We Choose the Moon, which retold the Apollo 11 launch in real time.
A couple more from CR's list also caught our eye.
First up, HBO's Imagine site, which lets you creep around rooms inside a virtual space and construct your own narrative by piecing together the short films scattered throughout:
And ad-agency BooneOakley went retrotech with a Web site designed entirely inside of Youtube:
Meanwhile, if you're anxious for words, rather than images, then check out Bygone Bureau's excellent list of the Best New Blogs of 2009.