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About Us

(left to right): Nancy Marx, Lina Cuartas-Ward (standing) and Maggie Sable (seated)

Who are we? Tetra Design Group is a design studio that specializes in creative design strategies for health and science companies. We have over 10 years of experience in Healthcare design. From start-ups to global brands, Tetra has led many successful creative marketing campaigns to promote and enhance multiple product line brands across various media and target markets.

In other words…we speak your language. Our experience and understanding of various medical fields and the regulatory environment in which they exist allows us to create relevant, meaningful and compelling design for our clients.

What sets us apart? We take pride in our high quality design and superior client service. We realize that the success of your campaign is a reflection of the design solutions we create. We collaborate with you to ensure all creative is not just beautifully executed, but meets your goals and objectives.

We are full service, partnering with the right talent pool for your needs. This includes UI/UX Design, Branding, Print Design, SEO, Social Media, Target Marketing, Copywriting, Illustration, Photography and PR.

Lina Cuartas-Ward

Lina is an award-winning designer with over 15 years of branding and creative design strategy experience.

For the past 4 years, Lina served as Creative Director at ArthroCare building and managing a highly talented internal design group responsible for successfully producing hundreds of web, mobile, and print projects for multiple business units. This amazing group of designers are now the founding partners of Tetra Design Group.

Prior to joining ArthroCare, Lina worked as an Art Director and Senior Designer in a variety of industries, including entertainment at NBC, and high-tech at Intuit.

When not working or chasing around her kids, Lina volunteers her design skills to non-profit organizations serving the Latino community and PK-middle school education.

Nancy Marx

Nancy brings over 25 years of design, branding and strategic thinking experience to Tetra Design Group. She began her career as a graphic designer in Boston, MA before launching her own design business, which she owned and operated for 18 years.

After relocating to California in 2006 she landed a job at ArthroCare Corporation where she met and worked with her current business partners.

Nancy has been active in various professional organizations including Women in Consulting (WIC), the Western Art Directors Club (WADC) and the Silicon Valley American Marketing Association (SVAMA) where she played a role in the redesign of their website.

Maggie Sable

Maggie has always had a passion for Art and Design. She has been a professional graphic designer in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 10 years.

Prior to becoming a partner at Tetra Design Group, she was a designer for the Johnson and Johnson family of companies for 6 years, first in a start-up environment with the pharmaceutical Scios, then later with the larger Alza medical systems company.

In 2008, Maggie joined ArthroCare Medical Device Corporation as a senior graphic designer, and it was here that she met the other members of Tetra Design Group. In addition, Maggie has also worked as a design consultant for a variety of organizations including The California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), The Roman Reed Foundation and Genentech.