I’m an engineer not an artist, but I do like the center islands of roundabouts to look good (at least not be ugly). Art within roundabouts can be used as place makers and I don’t think they’re problematic for traffic. Vehicles are supposed to be driving slowly in the roundabout anyway.
To get your creative juices flowing, here are 10 interesting roundabout installations I found online.
Aren’t those more fun than this roundabout?