The Djinn Chair as seen in 2001- A Space Odyssey

As seen in: White Lines, 2001- A Space Odyssey

Designer: Olivier Mourgue


The Djinn chair by Olivier Mourgue has an unusual and futuristic design. Seen in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, it stood out from the interiors.
Olivier Mourgue is a French industrial designer who at a young age was able to create the Djinn chair while working for Airborne International. The name Djinn is derived from a genie in Arabian fairy tales taking human or animal forms.
The Olivier Mourgue chair shows the fluidity of the design. The chair is padded and covered with red jersey upholstery and the base is made of tubular steel with rubber webbing.
It truly can be called the Space Odyssey chair.