urchin softlight

with its elastic movement and shifting form, urchin softlight invites playful interaction. Using flexible honeycomb geometry, the textile shade expands and morphs into myriad shapes as you manipulate it with your hands. Its curious motion is akin to that of a sea creature, giving the luminary its unique name.

made from the same white textile material as cloud softlight and textile softwall + softblock, these pieces can be matched to create fluid, sculptural environments.

design by Stephanie Forsythe + Todd MacAllen

Rare earth magnets make a natural clasp for this honeycomb lamp.

magnetic connector

rare earth magnets set into the textile create a hidden seam for the shade to fasten to itself.

urchin softlight is a shape shifting paper lamp.


urchin’s asymmetrical sides create two distinct families of forms. Flipping the flat side out turns the shade into a cone or cylinder, while the curved side fashions more rounded, natural shapes.

urchin softlight creates mysterious sculptural lighting.


the shades are made from a textile that possesses the delicate look of Japanese washi and transmits light as gentle glow.

a nonwoven polyethylene, the material is tear- and water-resistant, UV-stable and anti-static to repel dust.

molo's custom one-touch dimmer for softlight

dimmer switch

a custom dimmer featuring one-button functionality cycles urchin’s luminosity from off to full brightness and back.


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