The typeface, originally named Afisha Serif, was commissioned by eponymous publishing house in 2005, and has been used in Afisha, Afisha Mir, Afisha Eda magazines, as well as books and tour guides. Later versions of Afisha Serif included extended Latin set, Caption and Display styles.
The release of Gauge Type Family includes significantly more styles and glyphs.
The Pro versions of Gauge Caption, Text, Head, Display include about 600 ligatures, alternative numerals, fractions, swashes, and ornaments, as well as expanded set of glyphs for most Latin and Cyrillic-based writing systems, e.g. Abkhaz, Bamana, Fula, Kildin Sámi, Vietnamese.
Small capitals, case sensitive forms, standard ligatures, contextual ligatures, discretionary ligatures, swashes, proportional lining figures, proportional oldstyle figures, tabular lining figures, tabular oldstyle figures, ordinals, fractions, denominator, numerator, subscript / inferiors, superscript / superiors, slashed zero, eight stylistic sets
Abkhazian, Afrikaans, Albanian, Azeri (cyr), Azeri (lat), Bashkir, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chechen, Chuvash, Croatian, Cyrillic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Finnish, French, Gaelic (Irish), Galician, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Ingush, Italian, Kazakh, Kurdish (lat), Kyrghiz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Moldavian (cyr), Mongolian (cyr), Mongolian (lat), Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spain, Swedish, Tadzhik, Tatar, Turkish, Turkmen, Udmurt, Ukrainian, Uzbek (lat), and others