There are of course the more sexy/creepy sides of Augmented Reality as proven by the japanese Geisha Tokyo by ARis that comes with two cubes, one the girl appears on, and the one you poke/gift/etc her with... see the vid...
Most involved Augmented Reality video i just found ~ Next Wall's "Tagged In Motion" Project - Free Graffiti!!! ~ tracking graffiti artist DAIM in virtual space where he paints with the tracking codes and sees through a headset/monitor
Ooooh this one brings in to play the idea that Augmented Reality dogs can walk away from the marker, and add more markers, drink water, and interact ~ prototype video from Georgia Tech Augmented Environments Lab
With ARplug-in, Google Sketch-Up: visualize 3D models directly in the real physical space! Sketch-Up 3D models can be visualized directly on users' desktop, by connecting webcam and a printout. By Inglobe tech
Wired blog piece on Augmented Reality as used in Pop Up Books!!! 2D/Virtual 3D ~ fun videos, awesome to see kids reactions - "ArsEdition's upcoming interactive 3D book Aliens & UFOs, provides a good example of Metaio's Augmented Reality (AR) technology"
'In from the cold' is a four weeks Xmas event at the Royal Festival Hall, London, come and join us for music, dance and film in this winter wonderland! Three large scale Cloud Chandeliers designed by Jordy Fu.
Marcel Wanders created a Christmas collection for Bijenkorf dept store in Amsterdam, complete with in store decor and amazing window displays. Three Queens decked out in gold, black and white to match the collection announced it's arrival.
The Brooklyn-based painter, Bettina Sellmann, digs deep and finds bolder, more conflicted work. In these intense, richly colored paintings, two opposing forces are at work: one of beauty and lyricism, and one seething with violence.