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8 Popular Headphones for Designers 2019

By — collecting the best designer portfolio websites, resumes and design resources.

This headphone is recognized as one of the most popular noise cancelling headphones by Silicon Valley designers. Excellence in noise cancelling and sound quality. Picked as the best overall headphones in 2019 by multiple media.

Amazon rating: 4.4 of 5 (2,134 ratings)


This is the classic headphone from Bose. This popular headphone is widely used by designers at work and traveling. It’s known for world class noise cancellation and balanced audio performance at any volume.

Amazon rating: 4.4 of 5 (3,547 ratings)


These brilliant Bose headphones offer class-leading noise cancelation and sound great, but they don’t quite beat the Sony WH-1000XM3’s in terms of battery life and price. Still, you can’t go wrong with this fantastic pair of over-ear headphones. — TechRadar

Amazon rating: 4.0 of 5.0 (361 ratings)


Apple’s iconic AirPods are one of the most post popular non-noise-cancelling headphones by designers. Featured for it’s iconic design, fast pairing to iPhones and new wireless charging.

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The newcomer is rated as the best in-Ear Earphones in 2019 by multiple media. It features lush sound quality, excellent build and design and unmatched value.

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Looking for a budget noise cancelling headphone? This is a great choice.

These over-ear wireless headphones offer surprisingly decent sound, comfort, and noise cancelling at a low price. — Wirecutter


If you have a deeper pocket and enthusiastic for precise listening, mixing and mastering, this professional headphone might grab your interest. It is featured as the best over-ear headphone by TechRadar and many other media in 2019.


The class Beats Studio 3 from Dr. Dre is stylish, energetic and punchy in sound. A rock star choice for rock star designers.


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