Inspired by the "evolutionary tree diagram" format, Talking Heads vocalist, artist, and writer David Byrne drew numerous tree diagrams meant to "explain" everyday phenomena, terminology, and the irrationality of life. For example, above is the diagram of "Romantic Destiny" (2003). Ten years ago, Byrne collected his diagrams in a wonderful book titled Arboretum.
Möbius Structure of Relationships:
Legacy of Good Habits:
History of Mark-Making:
See more on Byrne's site: "Tree Drawings/Arboretum"