About Us

Our Purpose

Whether you’re making memories at home or exploring the world around you, superior sound makes the everyday more meaningful. Harman Kardon invites you to listen deeper and uncover more.

Dynamic. Powerful. Vibrant. Refined through 70 years of research and tuning,
it’s sound created with you in mind.

A History of Beautiful Sound


Harman Kardon is founded

Sidney Harman and Bernard Kardon launch a brand that combines leading audio engineering with sophisticated design.


The Citation II

Harman Kardon introduces the world’s first ultra-wide bandwidth tube amplifier, the Citation II.


The Citation XX

Harman Kardon creates another first with the Citation XX: the world’s first high-current capability amplifier. The Citation XX brought the first high-current amplifier to people’s homes in 1980.



The breathtakingly original SoundSticks win multiple design awards and go on to become part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).


The GLA-55

Harman Kardon shows its eye for design with the striking GLA-55 speaker. Its luxurious and ‘icy’ look contains cutting-edge technology.


The Allure with Amazon Alexa

Harman Kardon’s first smart sound system. The elegant, transparent speaker is equipped with Amazon Alexa, to create a truly interactive experience.


The Citation

The Citation represents the next generation of home speakers. This innovative design features smart tech, a high-resolution LCD touch screen and Chromecast.


Harman Kardon partners with Renault

Harman Kardon becomes the sound of the Renault Megane E-TECH electric. This partnership is the latest in a long series of collaborations with prestigious auto makers.

In Your Home

Add to every experience.

These beautiful speakers and headphones will move you. Whether spending the night in, cooking a family favorite, or soaking up the sun on the terrace, moments become memories with captivating sound.

In Your Vehicle

Go wherever the moment takes you.

Harman Kardon partners with the world’s finest automotive brands to create listening experiences that enhance each minute behind the wheel. With dynamic sound, discover a little more joy in every journey.

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