Short after losing the colonies England tries to reform under the leadership of Prime minister William Pitt. During this era England joins the rest of Europe in its quest of returning to the classics. The Industrial revolution makes it possible for new building techniques, it also enable the upper middle class to adopt new fashions and architectural styles. Robert Adam and Sir William Chambers are the leading Neoclassical designers in England. Thomas Chippendale styles influence the quality and elegance of furniture. Interiors have delicate colors, and classical ornamentation. Interior and exteriors are simple geometrical shapes, style was elegant and simple like in the classical period. Young men continue to tour Europe studying architecture of Greco-Roman and Egyptian style.