There are different types of knife Block options that you might consider in order to keep your knives in your kitchen. The best that I can think of would be the magnetic knife block which is able to hold all sorts of different shapes and sizes of knife. It is the perfect item in freeing up space in the kitchen and as such should be essential for any fully functioning kitchen.
In addition to this the magnetic block is also excellent at holding other items other than your knives. Any sort of lightweight magnetic item that you might be using in the kitchen can be easily attached to the block, and as such it is excellent at tidying the place up in general terms.
An additional great feature of the block is the fact that it can be mounted up on the walls as well. This is extremely important if you have a small collection and you lack space. By doing this you will be able to free up space for other items around the kitchen.
The price that you will pay for any knife Block will vary hugely depending on the sort of style and the sort of design that you get. The most part, you shouldn't have to pay more than about $50 and you may find one for as little as $10.
There are some a different designs that affect the difference in price. However, if you spend a bit of time looking around you should easily be able to find a perfect block that is able to complement the look of your kitchen.
Where you buy the block will be down to you. If you want to go try one out before you get it, you should go into your local town and go to your local hardware store which has a kitchen items in it. If however you are looking for savings on price, then the Internet is always a good way to go.