Diagram Types


Diagrams are visual symbolic representations of information. They are a plan, sketch, drawing, or outline design that demonstrates how something works or the relationships between the parts of a whole. They are abstract representation of visible or invisible entities and the relations between them, that aims to provide wider and organized information which cannot be observed in another way.

Diagrams are divided on numerous types based on the different kind of information that needs to be visually illustrated.

Some of the main diagram types are:


Flowchart Diagram

Flowchart diagrams are used to clearly illustrate processes from beginning to an end. A number of flowcharting types exist to provide a solution for variety of requirements.

MyDraw takes you through each flowcharting type in detail and with plenty of ready-made templates to choose from.
Organizational chart

Organizational Chart

Organizational charts, also called organigrams and ORG charts, are used for presenting organizational structures and the connections between the different participants in them.
Business Process Model and Notation Diagram

BPMN Diagram

BPMN is used for providing standard graphical representation of business processes that are easy to understand for both technical and business users.
Network diagram

Network Diagram

Network diagrams are used to visualize the nodes and connections within the computer or telecommunications networks.
Sdl diagram

SDL Diagram

SDL diagrams is used to model and visualize the processes of the state machines for the systems of communication, telecommunication, automotive, aviation and medical industries. SDL (Specification and Description Language) is a specification language for creating specifications, descriptions of the behavior, data, and inheritance for real-time systems.
Circuit diagram

Circuit Diagram

Circuit Diagrams are used for representing all different kinds of circuit electrical systems. They use characteristic shapes and icons, each assigned to a specific part or process within the electrical system.
Cross functional diagram

Cross-Functional Flowchart

The Cross-Functional Flowchart is a type of flowchart that diagrams a process from beginning until end, while it also assigns each task from this process to a category and helps distinguish which employee or department is responsible for completing it.
Workflow diagram

Workflow Diagram

Workflow diagrams help visualize a work process, thus allowing for better understanding when looking for an issue or re-designing a process to ensure better productivity. Workflow diagrams have a widespread use across industries and departments, including manufacturing, software design, customer service, and even government organizations.
Data Flow Diagram

Data Flow Diagram

Data Flow Diagrams are used to provide a clear representation of any business function and the information flow running through it. They illustrate the flow of data within informational systems allowing system analysis to collect information necessary to determine information system requirements.
EP C diagram

EPC Diagram

EPC diagrams (event-driven process chain diagrams) are a type of flowchart used to visualize, analyze, and optimize (re-design) business processes.
Family tree

Family Tree Diagram

The Family tree diagrams are used to present all members in the extended family. Depending on the need for which the diagram is created, the family tree can contain either basic details about each member, or the complete background information.
Floor plan diagram

Floor Plan Diagram

Floor Plans Diagrams are used to present the distribution of rooms and spaces. The positioning of the walls, doors and windows and the arrangement of furniture and appliances.
Seating chart

Seating Chart Diagram

Seating Charts have a wide spread use in many industries. They can be equally good for preparing a hall for a large event, organizing an official gala dinner, planning a wedding, or simply calculating the number of chairs and desks you need for the company business conference.
Reference mind map

Mind Map

Mind Maps are used for illustrating the process of systematic thinking and mental schemas. They visually present information such as ideas, tasks, or goals, through connected keywords.
Circulatory System Diagrams

Hierarchy Chart

A Hierarchy Chart (hierarchical diagram) shows the breakdown of a system to its lowest manageable parts.
Manufactury industry fishbone diagram

Cause and Effect Diagram

Cause and Effect diagrams, also known as Fishbone or Ishikawa diagrams, are one of the best problem-solving tools in existence. With everything being so complex in the business world nowadays, cause and effect diagrams can be extremely helpful, as they provide the full spectrum of all possible aspects that might be causing an issue.
Venn diagram

Venn Diagram

Venn diagrams are amongst the most popular types of diagrams used nowadays. They serve multiple purposes including comparing two or more items; visualizing similarities and differences; presenting the results of combining two or more items, etc.
Genogram Sample


A genogram is a pictorial display of a person’s family relationship and medical history. The information listed in a genogram goes beyond the one in standard family tree diagrams, as it also provides the user with the knowledge of the hereditary patterns and psychological factors that punctuate the relationships within the person’s genealogy.


Brochures are type of promotional material (document) that can be folded into a template. They are primarily used to introduce a company, a product, or a service and inform prospective customers or members of the public.
Business Cards

Business card

Business cards are one of the most important accessories of the modern person. With their compact size and ability to contain all the necessarily contact information of the card holder – they are the best tool when networking or in any business environment.


Certificates are a form of official document that serves a variety of purposes. They can be used as a proof of professional qualification, birth information, marital status, or simply as a sign of individual or group recognitions.
Gift Certificate Design

Gift Certificate

Gift Certificates are a great way to add value to your offering or to provide people the opportunity of purchasing presents for their friends and loved ones.
Demo Flyer


Flyers are a form of paper advertising, usually of an event, a product, or a promotion. They are one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways of promotion - the main method behind the concept of disposable marketing.


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