I've gone through three or four clock radios and finally found one that's well designed. The display is visible in bright light, but it can be dimmed a bit if desired. The buttons are gray with black letters, making them easy to read. They're at the top, so the radio doesn't move when you push them.
It has ten presets, which is more than I need. There is only one button to move to the next preset, so the only choice is to go up from 1 through 10, then back to 1. You can't go backwards, so if you don't use all your presets, you have to skip the unused ones to go back to a lower one.
What I did was to repeat the presets to fill in the unused slots, but that shouldn't be necessary.
One other minor annoyance is that I had to stretch out the antenna wire to get good reception. Other radios I've had didn't need that.
Other than that, it's perfect.