Here are our editor’s picks for the Top 10 Best Flash Websites of 2011 based on visual artistry, integrated sound, ease of use, and uniqueness. [Last Updated: May 20, 2011].

1 | We Choose The Moon
WeChooseTheMoon.org was designed to celebrate the Fortieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 Lunar landing by developing an interactive recreation of the event. The site uses Flash to mesh archival video, audio, & photos into an experience that will make you feel as if you too had walked on the moon that day.

2 | Moodstream | Getty Images
Moodstream is a hypnotic website brought to you by the folks at Getty Images that offers a brainstorming tool designed to help get your creative juices flowing. By simply tweaking the mood sliders you can adjust a stream of images, footage, & audio that can help inspire your creative direction.

3 | Monoface
Mono is an advertising agency based in Minneapolis, MN that lives by the motto that «simpler is better.» The «Mono»face site lives up to that motto by presenting visitors with a fun and simple Flash application that allows them to sculpt a Mr. Potato Head style face that contains 759,375 entertaining possibilities.

4 | Waterlife
Waterlife is a showcase for the documentary film of the same name that offers its audience a wonderful preview of the lush cinematography and rich storytelling found in the film. The true genius of the site, however, is found in its fluid navigation that recalls the gentle motion of a lake.

5 | Louis Vuitton – Greatness
Louis Vuitton’s an Encounter with Greatness website allows users to come face-to-face with three of soccer’s greatest stars; Pele, Diego Maradana, and Zinedine Zidane. Through this experience fans can engage in a one-on-one interview with their hero’s that will surely broaden your appreciation of their talent.

6 | Infinite OZ
Infinite OZ is an artistic collaboration that uses Flash to bring to life the world of the Sci-Fi miniseries event the Tin Man. Visitors are taken on a wonderful journey through the many visually stunning locales that make up the fabled emerald city that may make you want to get lost there forever.

7 | Get The Glass
Get The Glass is the work of the California Milk Processor Board and was designed to encourage increased milk consumption by inviting visitors to participate in a comically entertaining Flash based game whose objective is to Get the Glass–of milk of course. The current design appeared in late 2007.

8 | Marc Ecko
MarcEcko.com is a wonderful example of using the vast possibilities of Flash to accurately reflect the ethos of a consumer brand within a website. Even visitors unfamiliar with the Ecko brand will feel they understand the art & philosophy it symbolizes within a few minutes of touring the site.

9 | AgencyNet Interactive
AgencyNet Interactive is a design studio based in New York City and Fort Lauderdale whose current website design appeared in January of 2010. The depth of the site leaves you feeling like you’ve really had the chance to get to know the team at AgencyNet and its charm makes you want to work with them.

10 | Dave Werner’s Portfolio
Dave Werner uses his Flash skills not only to publish his portfolio, but through the use of well narrated video, he also gives visitors a sense of his personal story which seeks to give stronger voice and context to his featured work. The current version of OkayDave.com went live in mid 2006.