Webby Awards for Websites 2009

The Webby Awards have been announced for 2009. The 13th Annual Webby Awards listed below, in the four categories of Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video and Mobile, were selected by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Two honors are presented for over 100 categories, The Webby Award and The People’s Voice Award. Academy members select the nominees for each category, as well as the winners of the Webby Awards. The online community determines the winners of The People’s Voice. Here are the Website awards, with winners first in each list, and People’s Voice listed with (PV). Click on “Read the Rest of this Entry”, under the Webby trophy.

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Activism

Protect an Acre, Atmosphere BBDO
Rock the Vote, Rock the Vote*
Nike Foundation – The Girl Effect, Wieden+Kennedy
The Action Center to End World Hunger, ESI Design / Mercy Corps
Why Tuesday?, Why Tuesday?

Art

Keith Tyson Website, De-Construct
Live Hope Love, bluecadet interactive / Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting*
20×200 20×200, Jen Bekman Projects, Inc.
Color Chart: Reinventing Color 1950 to Today, RenderMonkey Design
Design and the Elastic Mind Design and the Elastic Mind, The Museum of Modern Art

Just Add New Zealanders

Associations

Create an Effect (Just Add New Zealanders), Alt Group, NZ
International Women’s Media Foundation, Dillon | Thompson
Climate Design Wizard, Tango
Hong Kong Design Directory, cccdi ltd.
U.S. Green Building Council’s 15 Years, 15 Stories

Automotive

The Truth About SMART, Agency Republic
Porsche – 911, Cramer Krasselt
From Sweden with Love From Sweden with Love
http://www.prize-entry.com/xc60_g… Euro RSCG 4D Amsterdam
The Turbo Gene Test, Lowe Brindfors
Volkswagen Innovations, ACHTUNG!

Banking/Bill Paying

Xero Xero (PVC)
Billeo Billeo (PV)
Rudder Rudder, Rudder Inc
Schoneleij Schoneleij, RAPP
Xero (marketing site) Xero (marketing site)

Beauty and Cosmetics

AXE 100 Girls AXE 100 Girls, BBH New York
M·A·C Cosmetics Website, TENDER / M·A·C (PV)
8×4 Website, NETEYE GmbH
Bodygroom Manalogues, Tribal DDB
White Wash House, Logo Design Ltd

Best Copywriting

NYTimes.com, The New York Times
Wired.com, Wired.com (PV)
Design Observer, Winterhouse
guardian.co.uk, guardian.co.uk
NewYorker.com, The New Yorker

Best Home/Welcome Page

adidas.com homepage, Molecular / de-construct (PV)
BAM BAM, R/GA
Interview Magazine, Code and Theory
Modernista! Website, Modernista!
Sundance Channel Sundance Channel, TENDER

Best Navigation/Structure

WHITEvoid online portfolio, WHITEvoid interactive art & design
NIKE ACG – Sweet Spots, Duke – A Razorfish Company (PV)
Volvo Design your own eco-car, Forsman & Bodenfors
Le Coq Sportif – Media Browser, UZIK
Modernista! Website, Modernista!

Best Practices

NYTimes.com, The New York Times
Digg (PV)
Cookstr
The Daily Beast, Code and Theory
WebMD Health, WebMD

Best Use of Animation or Motion Graphics

Coraline Website, Wieden+Kennedy (PV)
Adobe Shortcut to Brilliant, JUXT Interactive
Coraline Website, Wieden+Kennedy
Fashion At Play, Taxi Canada
Music Almighty, Wieden + Kennedy London / Firstborn
Netsafe NetBasics, Apropos

Best Use of Photography

The Big Picture Boston Globe (PV)
Live Hope Love, bluecadet interactive / Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting / Joshua Cogan photography
Lyndon Wade Photography, Hello Monday
Pilobolus Website QUO VADIS
Protect 77 These Days
The Big Picture, Boston Globe

Best Use of Typography

Wordle Wordle, IBM Research (PV)
British Heart Foundation – Annual Review 2008, Sennep
Lyndon Wade Photography, Hello Monday
MEDIAS, Kaibutsu
Nike Foundation – The Girl Effect, Wieden+Kennedy

Best Use of Video or Moving Image

TED.com, TED Conferences (PV)
Hotel 626, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners
NIKE ACG – Sweet Spots, Duke – A Razorfish Company (PVC)
Protect 77, These Days
Volkswagen Innovations, ACHTUNG!

Saab site

Best Visual Design – Aesthetic

The Turbo Gene, Lowe Brindfors
Patagonia Tin Shed, Multimedia Gallery, Patagonia, Inc (PV)
Hello Sour Sally, Kinetic Singapore
IN AN ABSOLUT WORLD, Great Works
Spectra Visual Newsreader | msnbc.com, Fluid/SS+K

Best Visual Design – Function

NIKEiD, R/GA
MOO – We love to print (PV)
K-Swiss Free Running, Perfect Fools
Kontain Your Life, Kontain LLC
Rick Mather Architects , KentLyons

Blog – Business

5 Blogs Before Lunch, 5 Meetings Before Lunch
FT Alphaville, Financial Times (PV)
NYTimes.com/DealBook, The New York Times
Richard Branson’s blog, Virgin Management Ltd
The Wall Street Journal Online, “Deal Journal” Blog, Dow Jones & Company

Blog – Culture/Personal

1000 Awesome Things, 1000 Awesome Things (PV)
Design Observer, Winterhouse
Indexed, NA
Orwell Diaries, Media Standards Trust
TreeHugger, Discovery Communications

Blog – Political

Democracy in America Blog, The Economist
The Huffington Post (PV)
NYTimes.com/TheCaucus, The New York Times
Politico – Ben Smith
The Daily Dish, TheAtlantic.com

Broadband

NBC.com Full Episode Player, NBC.com (PV)
12 Canoes, Wanted Digital
CNN.com Video, CNN
Mi Vida Loca, Spanish for Beginners, BBC Learning
MTV Real World Dailies, MTV

Celebrity/Fan

Yahoo! omg!, Yahoo!
E! Online E! Online, Comcast Entertainment Group-E!, Style, G4, FEARnet (PV)
CelebrityTweet, Ian Corbin
Muhammad Ali Web Site, MGX Lab
yo gabba gabba, Wildbrain / Puny Entertainment

Charitable Organizations Nonprofit

The Nature Conservancy: Protecting Nature, Preserving Life (PV)
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Gates Foundation
Causecast – One stop philanthropy shop
charity: water (Born in September)
Outward Bound National Website, Novak Birch

Community

Flickr, Yahoo! Inc. (PV)
Color + Design Community for Creative Inspiration, COLOURlovers
crowdSPRING
JPG Magazine, 8020 Media
RedBubble

Consumer Electronics

Secret Services, Black Magic Marker
Wired.com: Gadget Lab, WIRED (PV)
Discover Your Epsonality, Big Spaceship / Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners
Samsung Music, Mather London/unit9
Virtual Kitchen Tour, DDB NY

Corporate Communications

Seymourpowell, Sennep
Panasonic Design Museum, De-Construct (PV)
Boeing’s New Airplane, Sarkissian Mason
Modernista! Website, Modernista!
Tin Shed Tin Shed, The Royal Order of Experience Design

Cultural Institutions

Guggenheim Museum, Emerge Partners
The Museum of Science and Industry, Odopod (PV)
International Quilt Study Center Explorer, Second Story Interactive Studios
SF Moma new website design, Hot Studio
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, State of Deception United States, Cortina Productions

Education

Smarthistory
Edutopia.org, The George Lucas Educational F (PV)
Evidence: How Do We Know What We Know?, Exploratorium
The Times Spelling Bee, ID Media/ Times Media
The Visual Dictionary Online, A International

Employment

TheLadders
new Monster global site, Monster Worldwide (PV)
NYPD Career Site, Bernard Hodes Group
TES Connect, TSL Education
VisualCV.com

Events

YouTube LIVE (PV)
Sony at CES 2009, Sisu, Inc.
The Official Website of the 2008 US Open, United States Tennis Association
Upcoming, Outcast Communications
Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Online Video Series

Family/Parenting

Disney Family.com, Disney Interactive Media Group (PV)
Kaboose
Momversation, DECA
Savvy Auntie, Syrup
WebMD Parenting Channel

Fashion

Red Issue, Hello Monday
Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Online Video Series (PV)
adidas global, Sid Lee
C’N’C CoSTUME NATIONAL, NewTarget Web
Marc Ecko, WDDG

Financial Services

Mint.com (PV)
BillShrink.com – Best Financial Service Site
Lending Club, Lending Club Corp
Portfolio.com, Conde Nast Portfolio
Wikinvest

Food and Beverage

Hotel 626, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners
Red Bull Flugtag Flight Lab, Less Rain (PV)
Cookstr
Hello Sour Sally, Kinetic Singapore
Music in a bottle Music in a bottle, Jung von Matt AG

Games

Club Penguin, Disney Interactive Media Group
Mafia Wars, Zynga (PV)
Cartoon Network Universe: FusionFall
Kongregate
Rock Paper Scissors: Extreme Deathmatch, This is Pop

Games Related

The Escapist, Themis Group Inc.
GameSpot, CBS Interactive (PV)
Destructoid, The Hardcore Gamer’s Blog
Major League Gaming, MLG
RockBand.com, Harmonix Music Systems, Inc.

Government

BayBridge360, Words Pictures Ideas
NASA Web Site, NASA (PV)
GovernmentDocs.org, Community Government Document Review System, New Signature
Mision Ecologica, IA Interactive
US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Guides/Ratings/Reviews

Very Short LIst
About.com, HUGE / About.com (PV)
Metacritic, CBS Interactive
Thrillist
UrbanDaddy – The Find

Health

Take Care Down There, Leopold Ketel & Partners
WebMD Health, WebMD (PV)
Drugs.com
Health.com
LIVESTRONG.COM, Demand Media

Humor

The Onion
FAIL Blog, Pet Holdings Inc (PV)
23/6
Indecision 2008, Comedy Central
South Park Studios, Comedy Central

Insurance

NWMutual “Let Your Worries Go”, Firstborn/Downtown Partners
Allstate Garage, Leo Burnett Chicago / Domani Studios (PV)
Blue Shield of California “Uncovered” Microsite, TAXI, Inc. (New York)
Compare the Meerkat, VCCP Digital
PEMCO Insurance – We’re a Lot Like You, DNA Brand Mechanics

IT Hardware/Software

HP – Creative Studio, Publicis Modem
NVIDIA – Speak Visual, Odopod (PV)
Please Fix the iPhone, FullSIX NY
Sony Durability, SAPIENT INTERACTIVE
Twitter Grader, HubSpot

Law

WomensLaw.org
GetLegal (PV)
Immigration Advocates Network, Pro Bono Net
JURIST, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Workplace Fairness

Lifestyle

BBC Climate Change: Bloom, BBC/magneticNorth
CHOW, CBS Interactive (PV)
Dwell.com, Hot Studio
UrbanDaddy
What’s Your Lighting Style What’s Your Lighting Style, Keathley Advertising

Magazine

TheAtlantic.com (PV)
Dwell.com, Hot Studio
Interview Magazine, Code and Theory
JPG Magazine, 8020 Media
T Magazine, The New York Times
TheAtlantic.com

Movie and Film

Sundance Channel, Sundance Channel / TENDER
IFC (The Independent Film Channel), IFC (PV)
Coraline Website, Wieden+Kennedy
P.O.V. /American Documentary, Inc.
Pangea Day, The TED Prize

Music

NPR Music, NPR
8tracks (PV)
Moshcam
Nonesuch Records, Sisu, Inc.
Pitchfork, Pitchfork Media Inc.

Netart

Dreamgrove: webpage and interactive garden, Drifting City
JacksonPollock.org, Miltos Manetas (PV)
Britglyph Britglyph, Shozu
JacksonPollock.org, Miltos Manetas
Protect 77, These Days
Time Spent Alone, independent

News

BBC’s News website (PV)
Salon.com, Salon Media Group, Inc.
Spectra Visual Newsreader | msnbc.com, SS+K / Fluid
The Daily Beast, Code and Theory
The Huffington Post

Newspaper

guardian.co.uk
NYTimes.com (PV)
Observer.com
The Independent
Times On Line

Personal Web Site

My Star Wars Collection – Joshua Budich (PV)
Hi, Tony!, TKP
Made For Denim, Easily Amused, Inc.
Marc Ecko, WDDG
Sandrific Sandrific, Elizabeth Kimak

Pharmaceuticals

Leading Ladies, Digitas Health
Get Your Drug On, Door Number 3 (PV)
Gardasil.com, RAPP
Natrelle Website, Ogilvy Healthworld
Quitters Arcade, Emakina

Podcasts

guardian.co.uk podcasts
NPR Podcasts (PV)
BusinessWeek.com’s The Business Week
Onion Radio News, The Onion
TED.com, The TED Conferences

Politics

The Huffington Post
FactCheck.org (PV)
C-SPAN Debate Hub, JESS3
OpenSecrets.org, Bean Creative / Center for Responsive Politics
Truthdig

Professional Services

cake-factory, Thoughtomatic
Razorfish.com (PV)
Hornall Anderson Website
KOKO3 Architects Kokoro & Moi
who is Joe?, Gloo Digital Design and Joe Public

Radio

NPR.org (PV)
America Abroad Media, MSDS
BBC Free Thinking 2007, BBC
BBC World Service
World On the Move, BBC

Real Estate

Trulia, SutherlandGold
HotPads.com (PV)
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Genex
NYTimes.com/RealEstate
Riverfront Park, FL2

Religion and Spirituality

Comment is free: belief, guardian.co.uk
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, PBS (PV)
CatholicTV Website, Verndale
JVibe.com – The Website for Jewish Teens, JFL Media/JVibe
The Washington National Cathedral Web Site, Threespot Media

Restaurant

Parish Food and Goods, BoyBurnsBarn
Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill, Push (PV)
40/30, The Gherkin, 30 St Mary Axe, Codegent
Pizza Luce Web Site Redesign
Tippling Club Tippling Club, Leo Burnett/Arc Worldwide Singapore

Retail

NIKEiD (PV)
Come into the closet. Let’s Dance, Forsman & Bodenfors
Levi’s – Lady Style 2008, Ogilvy Singapore
The Brave New World, CIPHER / WHITESPACE
Rich and Skinny Jeans, iNDELIBLE Media Corp

School/University

Campus Daily Guides, mtvU (PV)
HDK – School of Design and Crafts, Daddy Identity Department
Herron School of Art and Design, Palantir.net / Studio Blue
Otis College of Art and Design, Hello Design
William Paterson University, “Your Next Path”, Lipman Hearne

Science

Cassini Mission Website, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Wired.com: Wired Science (PV)
Cassini Mission Website, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Evidence: How Do We Know What We Know?
Nature.com, Nature Publishing Group
Scientific American, HUGE / Scientific American

Self Promotion/Portfolio

Thank You begins with a T., Grow Interactive (PV)
Barcinski & Jeanjean
Behance Network
Firstborn Website
WHITEvoid online portfolio

Services and Applications

Animoto (PV)
Blurb.com
Dimdim
RetailMeNot
SoundCloud

Social Networking

Digg (PV)
BakeSpace.com
Birdpost
Flock
Unigo, Unigo / Deepend New York / GotCoders

Sports

ESPN.com (PV)
ESPN Euro
Lacoste Future
NBCOlympics.com
NHL.com, The National Hockey League

Student

Mission Loc@l, Mission Local / UC Berkeley Journalism School
Wayland Student Press Network (PV)
Business of Detention
butv10: TerrierVision
Cape Fear to Down Here, University of North Carolina

Telecommunications

Orange ‘Balloonacy, POKE
Sprint Nextel NDC (PV), Goodby, Silverstein & Partners / Exopolis / Superfad
Beatbox, Forsman & Bodenfors
Vringo, Comunicano, Inc
X Factor Challenge, CHI&Partners

Television

Flight of the Conchords Lip Dub, Deep Focus (PV)
BBC Survivors Interactive, Perfect Fools / BBC Drama
HBO’s John Adams, Behavior LLC
Sundance Channel, Sundance Channel / TENDER
yo gabba gabba, Wildbrain / Puny Entertainment

Tourism

Tourisme Montreal, Sid Lee
Tourism Australia’s Consumer Site – australia.com (PV)
Asbury Park Boardwalk, Push
Now Playing, Austin Texas, Kolar Advertising
VisitSweden, Cloud Nine

Travel

Kayak.com
Lonely Planet, Lonely Planet Publications (PV)
&Beyond, Clickthinking
BudgetTravel.com
Kayak.com
Tripkick, Fluidesign

Weird

Jason Nelson’s Digital Oddities
FAIL Blog, Pet Holdings Inc (PV)
CrappyCat, TVM Studio INC.
Cute Overload, Cute Labs LLC
Sad Guys On Trading Floors

Youth

Tate Kids
DoSomething.org (PV)
Marvel “Create Your Own Super Hero”
MTV Choose or Lose
National Geographic Kids