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Dawnridge is the legendary Beverly Hills, California, home of Tony Duquette (1914-1999), one of the 20th century's most prolific and influential designers. We asked contributing editor Paul O'Donnell to talk to its present owner, Hutton Wilkinson, longtime business partner and friend of Duquette. Wilkinson not only preserved the house and garden but managed to transform the estate into an ever-evolving laboratory of ideas.
Left: A Vietnamese wedding boat painted in Tony Duquette’s signature colors of coral and turquoise floats on a koi-stocked pond, some specimens of which are 3 feet long. The three-arch pavilion at the far right is covered with ornate carved screens from India.
To read more about this house and garden, read the full story, "A New Dawn."