HP 1

Ortodynamic stereo headset

Project data

  • Year
  • Tipology
    Product design
  • Client
    Yamaha Co. Ltd


Yamaha HP-1 and the later, virtually identical YH-1 shared the same Mario Bellini headset design, revolutionary for its day; it really was as comfortable as it looked. Many headphones manufactures have since adopted a similar arch-and-strap arrangement.